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New Appleman Insurance Law and Practice Guide, 34.07 Consider the Influence of Federal Regulation
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by Richard J. Cohen and Daniel W. Gerber

One of the 45 chapters in the new edition of the New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide is "Understanding Life Insurance" by Richard J. Cohen and Daniel W. Gerber of Goldberg Segalla LLP. Section 34.07 of that chapter considers the influence... Read More

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 34.01 Checklist: Determining Parties and Insurable Interests to Life Insurance Policies
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 34.01 Checklist: Determining Parties and Insurable Interests to Life Insurance Policies , is one of the 200 coverage checklists in New Appleman Premium Online Checklists. This online checklist gives step... Read More

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 1.01C Compliance Checklist: Complying With Life and Health Insurance Agent/Producer and Adjuster Licensing Requirements
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 1.01C Compliance Checklist: Complying With Life and Health Insurance Agent/Producer and Adjuster Licensing Requirements , is one of the 150 compliance checklists in New Appleman Premium Online Checklists... Read More

Manulife, Munich Re Team Up to Tap Hong Kong's Changing Health Care Market
Posted on 28 May 2010 by Rebecca Ng

By Rebecca Ng, News Editor, A.M. Best HONG KONG (BestWire) - Proposed government-driven medical reforms together with an aging population and rising medical costs in Hong Kong is generating a new business model for group life and medical insurance... Read More

New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues Article Has Been Published in the Spring 2011 Issue of ABA publication, The Brief
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The article is "Illicit Life Settlements" by Michael Lovendusky. The article addresses the systematic acquisition and transfer of life insurance policies to investors without insurable interest in the insureds' lives is a controversial activity... Read More

The Supreme Court's Decision in Hillman v. Maretta: The Perils of Beneficiary Designation
Posted on 18 Jun 2013 by Leo Martinez

By Professor by Leo P. Martinez Hillman v. Maretta , decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 3, 2013 [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], illustrates the intricacies of the constitutional preemption doctrine and the difficulty... Read More

Pay a Million for Nothing: Sufficient Notice of Premium Due
Posted on 24 Oct 2013 by Barry Zalma

Cash Surrender Value Life Insurance On Old Person Not a Bargain Conseco Life Insurance Company’s predecessor issued a flexible premium life insurance policy to Johnston & Johnston on the life of Mary Ann D. Johnston in 1988. The Policy’s... Read More

Settlement Reached in Death Master Case with New York Life Insurance Company
Posted on 24 Oct 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that the California Department of Insurance has, with other state insurance regulators, reached a settlement agreement with New York Life Insurance Company over the insurer's use of the... Read More

Stranger Owned Life Insurance Risky Investment – Lies on Life Application Void Coverage
Posted on 10 Apr 2014 by Barry Zalma

Insurance is a business of utmost good faith requiring both the insured and the insurer to treat each other fairly and in good faith and to do nothing to hurt the right of the other to the benefits of the contract. When a person lies on an application... Read More

Life Insurance Remedies: May a Living Insured Recover Damages for an Insurer's Failure to Provide a Required Grace Period Notice?
Posted on 2 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

In Life Insurance Remedies: May a Living Insured Recover Damages for an Insurer’s Failure to Provide a Required Grace Period Notice?, by Michael P. Cunningham of Funk & Bolton, P.A., the author notes that most attorneys practicing in the area... Read More

2011 in Review: 10 Biggest Insurance Regulatory Headliners
Posted on 8 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Fred E. Karlinsky, Richard J. Fidei, and Elizabeth M. Fohl, Attorneys, Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate Fred E. Karlinsky, Richard J. Fidei, and Elizabeth M. Fohl of the law firm of of Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate... Read More

Insurance Commissioner Announces Death Master settlement with Aegon
Posted on 9 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that the California Department of Insurance has, with other state insurance regulators, reached a settlement agreement with Aegon over the insurer's use of the Social Security Administration's... Read More