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Auto Insurance Telematics Data Privacy And Ownership
Posted on 29 Jul 2015 by Mealeys

By Frederick J. Pomerantz and Aaron J. Aisen Introduction Data collection is the new normal in the 21st century. This extends from search engines to social media to consumer shopping habits. This also includes monitoring driving behavior and auto... Read More

Insurance May Cover Call Recording Class Actions
Posted on 5 Nov 2015 by John Green

Companies often monitor or record conversations between their employees and customers for training or quality control purposes. You’ve probably heard messages to this effect yourself. These announcements are meant to satisfy laws that prohibit monitoring... Read More

Perkins Coie LLP on Notable Insurance Coverage Decisions from the Second Half of 2014 and Early 2015
Posted on 2 Mar 2015 by Perkins Coie

By Nishant Kumar The second half of 2014 and early 2015 brought noteworthy insurance coverage cases in contemporary areas of interest -- for instance, coverage for media providers and for privacy breaches -- as well as significant new developments... Read More

Predictive Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace and Beyond: The Science Behind the Crystal Ball
Posted on 4 Dec 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. An awful lot of ink has been devoted lately... Read More

Insurance Review 2015 – Insurance Update Australia
Posted on 22 Apr 2015 by DLA Piper

By: Alec Christie , Alexander Gregg, Carmen Elder , Codie Gippel, David Leggatt , Emma Baker , Emma Cameron , Jacques Jacobs , James Baird , James Berg , James Morse , Jason Morris, John Goulios , John Sheehy, Julian Conti, Kieran O'Brien , Mark Baker... Read More

The Central District of California Holds that an Invasion of Privacy Exclusion Found in a D&O Policy Barred Coverage for a Suit Alleging Violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 28 Aug 2014 by Troutman Sanders

LAC Basketball Club, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co. , 2014 U.S. Dist. Lexis 58836 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 14, 2014), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. In LAC Basketball Club , the district court held that an exclusion for any claim based... Read More

CGL And Data Breach: Taking A Different Approach Than – Is There Publication Of Material That Violates A Person’s Right Of Privacy?
Posted on 7 Apr 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Lately the coverage world has been abuzz over the New York trial court’s decision in Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Sony Corp. of America -- the first decision to address in earnest whether a commercial general liability policy provides coverage for... Read More

Social Media and Insurance: The Insider's Guide to Successful Risk Assessment and Management
Posted on 20 Jan 2015 by Carrie E. Cope

This new LexisNexis publication, written by attorneys Carrie E. Cope, Dirk E. Elhers, and Keith W. Mandell, provides practical analysis and legal guidance for using social media in business. An essential publication, Social Media and Insurance: The... Read More

Of Tanning Salons, Peeping Toms And Cyber Coverage
Posted on 6 Apr 2015 by Randy J. Maniloff

Now that I have your attention -- given how popular cyber coverage issues are these days -- the recent Pennsylvania trial court decision in Penn-America Ins. Co. v. Toni Tomei t/a Sunkissed Tanning & Spa, No. 3917 of 2012 (Pa. Ct. Comm. Pl., Westmoreland... Read More

Videocast: Scott Godes and Richard Bortnick Face Off On: Cyber Insurance for Data Breaches and Advertising Injury, and Defining Publication
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Two highly experienced insurance coverage attorneys - Scott Godes of Dickstein Shapiro and Richard Bortnick of Cozen O'Connor - faced off during the "NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum" held in Philadelphia on June 7 and... Read More

Third Circuit Holds No Coverage For Suits Alleging Improper Collection of Customer Data
Posted on 22 Oct 2015 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in OneBeacon Am. Ins. Co. v. Urban Outfitters , 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 16399, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ] (3d Cir.), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit... Read More

How To Maintain A 'Sterling' Reputation With Your Clients: What You Need To Know About CGL Coverage For Unauthorized Recording Claims
Posted on 14 May 2015 by Mealeys

By Colin B. Willmott and Jonathan L. Schwartz One of the most remarkable and memorable scandals of 2014 involved Donald Sterling, the longtime owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, who received a lifetime ban from the National Basketball Association.... Read More

McCarter & English on CGL Coverage for Advertising Injury: New Jersey Appellate Panel Weighs in on Blast Fax Coverage
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn

By Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The New Jersey Appellate Division's recent decision in Penn National Company v. Group C Communications may help policyholders secure coverage for Advertising Injury... Read More

McCarter & English on CGL Coverage for Advertising Injury: New Jersey Appellate Panel Weighs in on Blast Fax Coverage
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn

By Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The New Jersey Appellate Division's recent decision in Penn National Company v. Group C Communications may help policyholders secure coverage for Advertising Injury... Read More