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Farmers Insurance Withdraws Class Action Alleging Failure to Adapt to Climate Change
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

On June 3, 2013, a group of lawsuits that generated significant interest among environmental lawyers were abruptly withdrawn .[1] The cases notably alleged a novel theory of liability and duty of care regarding climate change projections. In Illinois... Read More

Insurance Implications in the Wake of Hurricane Irene
Posted on 29 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

After Hurricane Irene, individuals and businesses will face property losses and interruption of business and will look to insurers for coverage of these multi-faceted losses. To remain up-to-date on the coverage issues raised by Hurricane Irene and similar... Read More

Earthquakes, Floods, and Disasters Near and Far: Policyholders Should Look For Cover In The Coverage
Posted on 23 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Community Staff

By Sherilyn Pastor, Ira Gottlieb, and Nicholas M. Insua, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The recent devastating and tragic earthquake in Japan and flooding in the northeastern United States should serve to remind businesses of the ever-present... Read More

Advisory—Preserving and Maximizing Insurance Claims in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irene
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by Peter M. Gillon

By Peter M. Gillon, Vince Morgan, James P. Bobotek, Attorneys, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Hurricane Irene has caused immense damage to the East Coast with loss estimates in the billons. Those affected face many challenges as they begin the... Read More

Catastrophic Tornado and Flood Claims: Steps to Avoid Bad Faith Exposure
Posted on 1 Jun 2011 by Randolph Evans, Stephen Berry, Michelle Swiren

By J. Randolph Evans, J. Stephen Berry, and Michelle F. Swiren, Attorneys, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP The spring of 2011 has featured unusually inclement weather for the Southern states. Tornadoes tore through states from Virginia to Texas throughout... Read More