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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

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast featuring Selena Linde on Maximizing Insurance Assets for Property Damage and Business Interruption Claims Arising Out of the Japan Earthquakes and Tsunami.
Posted on 20 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Selena Linde, Partner at Perkins Coie LLP in Washington, D.C., reviews types of claims arising out of the Japan earthquakes and tsunami that may be covered by insurance. She discusses various policies that might respond, defines business... 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

Far From the Earthquake, Insurance Claims May Be Triggered
Posted on 11 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Finley Harckham, Partner, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. So far, it seems that the U.S. can be thankful that the tsunamis stemming from the terrible earthquake that hit Japan will not do damage on our shores. In our global economy, though, many... Read More

A Primer for Managing Risks
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Verne Pedro

(Lexis.com subscribers may access the cases below by clicking on the links) By Verne A. Pedro, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla LLP Injured visitors, faulty construction, mold, critters, fire, natural disasters-businesses face substantial risks... Read More

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast featuring Selena Linde on Maximizing Insurance Assets for Property Damage and Business Interruption Claims Arising Out of the Japan Earthquakes and Tsunami.
Posted on 20 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Selena Linde, Partner at Perkins Coie LLP in Washington, D.C., reviews types of claims arising out of the Japan earthquakes and tsunami that may be covered by insurance. She discusses various policies that might respond, defines business... Read More

J. Wylie Donald and Jocelyn G. Hill of McCarter & English LLP on Covering the Green Roof -- With Insurance
Posted on 10 Sep 2009 by J. Wylie Donald and Jocelyn G. Hill

The City of Toronto just passed North America’s first ordinance mandating the installation of a green roof on new construction commercial and industrial buildings greater than a certain square footage. Green roofs are sprouting in numerous other... 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... Read More

Richard P. Lewis and Michael N. DiCanio on "Cleaning Up the Mess: Business Income Coverage in the Wake of Hurricane Katrinaā€¯
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Richard P. Lewis and Michael N. DiCanio

By Richard P. Lewis and Michael N. DiCanio, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP In their article, “Cleaning Up the Mess: Business Income Coverage in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina” appearing in the May/June 2010 issue of Coverage, Richard P. Lewis... Read More

McCarter and English LLP on Insurance Coverage for Damages Arising from the Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by Brian J. Osias and David C. Kane

By Brian J. Osias and David C. Kane, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has become arguably the worst in United States history. Spewing up to 30,000 barrels a day, it has surpassed even the Exxon Valdez... 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

Eruptions and Disruption But No Indemnification
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by InsureReinsure: The Insurance-Reinsurance Blog

This article explains the liability faced by air carriers arising out of the closure of most of Europe’s airspace for six days in April 2010, the lack of insurance to cover that loss and the new products being considered to cover such eventualities... Read More

A Primer for Managing Risks
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Verne Pedro

(Lexis.com subscribers may access the cases below by clicking on the links) By Verne A. Pedro, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla LLP Injured visitors, faulty construction, mold, critters, fire, natural disasters-businesses face substantial... Read More

Are Property Insurance Claims Getting Harder to Settle?
Posted on 21 Jun 2010 by Joe Whalen

By Joe Whalen, Insurance and Risk Management Consultant, Farella Braun + Martel How much of a typical large property claim (property, builders risk, business interruption, and extra expense losses in excess of $5,000,000) actually gets paid by insurance... Read More