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LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast: Selena J. Linde on Hurricane Irene Insurance Coverage Issues
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Selena J. Linde of Perkins Coie in Washington, D.C. discusses insurance claims arising from Hurricane Irene. She reviews business interruption and contingent business interruption claims, differences between flood and hurricane damage... Read More

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast: Tim Burns on D&O Insurance Disputes and Arbitration
Posted on 5 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Timothy Burns of Perkins Coie LLP discusses D&O policies and arbitration, consolidation issues and multiple insurers, the rise in disputes over defense costs and special issues involving excess insurers and consent. Mr. Burns is the... Read More

BOILER AND MACHINERY INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 51
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Christine S. Davis, Lara D. Cassidy, David C. Mancini Chapter 51 provides an overview of the key terms, conditions, and insurance coverage issues associated with insurance policies providing coverage for boiler and machinery losses. The chapter first... Read More

One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank’s Impact on D&O Insurance
Posted on 3 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By K. Alan Parry and Eric G. Barber The November/December 2011 issue of Coverage features an article, "One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank's Impact on D&O Insurance," by K. Alan Parry of Smith... Read More

Perkins Coie LLP on It Is Time for Insurers to Get Off the Fence: New York Courts Reject Blanket Reservations
Posted on 3 May 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Vivek Chopra, partner, and Laura Basford, associate , Perkins Coie LLP This commentary discusses an apparent shift in New York law limiting the effectiveness of an insurance company's blanket reservation of rights letter when it is aware of a... Read More

Perkins Coie LLP on Avoiding Gaps in Insurance Coverage for Private-Equity-Placed Directors at Portfolio Companies
Posted on 17 Oct 2012 by Perkins Coie

By Michael T. Sharkey, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Directors & Officers ("D&O") liability insurance policies purchased by private equity and venture capital firms frequently include "Outside Directorship" coverage, designed... Read More

Perkins Coie On All-Sums-With-Stacking Allocation Boosts Insurance Recovery Under “One Giant ‘Uber Policy’”
Posted on 2 Sep 2012 by Perkins Coie

By Lara D. Cassidy, Koorosh Talieh, and Thomas McMahon, Attorneys, Perkins Coie The California Supreme Court's recent "all-sums-with-stacking" allocation ruling in California v. Continental Insurance Co., No. S170560, 2012 Cal. LEXIS... Read More

Perkins Coie on Insurance Coverage for Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy
Posted on 19 Nov 2012 by Perkins Coie

By Robert P. Jacobs and Koorosh Talieh, Partners, Perkins Coie LLP The commentary outlines key issues for businesses considering submitting an insurance claim for property damage or loss of income due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy... Read More

Perkins Coie LLP on It Is Time for Insurers to Get Off the Fence: New York Courts Reject Blanket Reservations
Posted on 3 May 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Vivek Chopra, partner, and Laura Basford, associate , Perkins Coie LLP This commentary discusses an apparent shift in New York law limiting the effectiveness of an insurance company's blanket reservation of rights letter when it is aware of... Read More

One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank’s Impact on D&O Insurance
Posted on 3 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By K. Alan Parry and Eric G. Barber The November/December 2011 issue of Coverage features an article, "One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank's Impact on D&O Insurance," by K. Alan Parry of Smith... Read More

Perkins Coie On All-Sums-With-Stacking Allocation Boosts Insurance Recovery Under “One Giant ‘Uber Policy’”
Posted on 2 Sep 2012 by Perkins Coie

By Lara D. Cassidy, Koorosh Talieh, and Thomas McMahon, Attorneys, Perkins Coie The California Supreme Court's recent "all-sums-with-stacking" allocation ruling in California v. Continental Insurance Co., No. S170560, 2012 Cal. LEXIS... Read More

BOILER AND MACHINERY INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 51
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Christine S. Davis, Lara D. Cassidy, David C. Mancini Chapter 51 provides an overview of the key terms, conditions, and insurance coverage issues associated with insurance policies providing coverage for boiler and machinery losses. The chapter... Read More

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast: Selena J. Linde on Hurricane Irene Insurance Coverage Issues
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Selena J. Linde of Perkins Coie in Washington, D.C. discusses insurance claims arising from Hurricane Irene. She reviews business interruption and contingent business interruption claims, differences between flood and hurricane damage... Read More

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast: Tim Burns on D&O Insurance Disputes and Arbitration
Posted on 5 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Timothy Burns of Perkins Coie LLP discusses D&O policies and arbitration, consolidation issues and multiple insurers, the rise in disputes over defense costs and special issues involving excess insurers and consent. Mr. Burns is the... Read More