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Earth Day and the LexisNexis Insurance Law Community
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

In celebration of Earth Day, Friday April 22, we invite our Community to access the following insurance resources related to the environment: 1. Environmental Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 27 By Robyn L. Anderson... 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

New Developments in Chinese Drywall Claims -- Summer 2010
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus

By Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus The pace of litigation in the Chinese drywall ("CDW") claims has escalated in recent months. It is alleged that the gypsum that was used to manufacture that drywall came from particular Chinese mines and... Read More

Agencies Issue Statement on Increased Maximum Flood Insurance Coverage for Other Residential Buildings
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Farm Credit Administration, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the Agencies),... Read More

The Rising Costs of Disaster: How to Obtain Protection for Flood Related Incidents
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Dana Windisch Chilson , Associate, and Kelly Horein, Summer Associate, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC As flooding in the United States continues to escalate, so do the costs associated with the phenomenon. Recent flooding of the Mississippi River... Read More

State Sponsored Homeowner's Insurance and Bad Faith Breach of Insurance Contract Claims: The Applicability of Sovereign Immunity
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by Douglas Scott MacGregor

By Douglas Scott MacGregor Eight coastal states in the Southeastern United States are especially vulnerable to property damage from hurricanes. For homeowners in these eight states, the continuing threat of violent storms means homeowner’s insurance... Read More

State Sponsored Homeowner's Insurance and Bad Faith Breach of Insurance Contract Claims: The Applicability of Sovereign Immunity
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by Douglas Scott MacGregor

By Douglas Scott MacGregor Eight coastal states in the Southeastern United States are especially vulnerable to property damage from hurricanes. For homeowners in these eight states, the continuing threat of violent storms means homeowner’s... Read More

Richard P. Lewis and Michael N. DiCanio on "Cleaning Up the Mess: Business Income Coverage in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina”
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

Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle on “Handling the Flood of Coverage Litigation: Lessons Learned from Katrina”
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle

By Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle In their article, “Handling the Flood of Coverage Litigation: Lessons Learned from Katrina,” Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle examine a number of insurance coverage cases that arose... Read More

National Disasters Implicate Property and Casualty Claims
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by Robert B. Hille

By Robert Hille, Partner, Kalison, McBride, Jackson & Murphy, P.A. The World Trade Center attack, Hurricane Katrina and now the BP oil spill – three national disasters implicating coverage under several types of property and casualty policies... Read More

The Rising Costs of Disaster: How to Obtain Protection for Flood Related Incidents
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Dana Windisch Chilson , Associate, and Kelly Horein, Summer Associate, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC As flooding in the United States continues to escalate, so do the costs associated with the phenomenon. Recent flooding of the Mississippi River... 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... Read More

Earth Day and the LexisNexis Insurance Law Community
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

In celebration of Earth Day, Friday April 22, we invite our Community to access the following insurance resources related to the environment: 1. Environmental Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 27 By Robyn L. Anderson... Read More

New Developments in Chinese Drywall Claims -- Summer 2010
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus

By Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus The pace of litigation in the Chinese drywall ("CDW") claims has escalated in recent months. It is alleged that the gypsum that was used to manufacture that drywall came from particular Chinese mines and... Read More