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Compliance and Claims Issues for Foreign (Re)insurers Arising from the Chile Earthquake
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by M. Machua Millett

By M. Machua Millett On April 12, 2010, Machua Millett of EAPD's Insurance and Reinsurance Department provided a brief webcast concerning compliance and claims issues arising from the Chile Earthquake. To view the Chile Earthquake Insurers webcast... Read More

Kevan Hirsh Of Kaplin Stewart On Punitive Damages In Bad Faith Insurance Disputes
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Kevan F. Hirsch has developed expertise in defending bad faith claims against carriers, and regularly represents two insurance groups in actions brought directly against the companies in this region. He has represented insurers and insured in complex... Read More

5th Circuit Addresses Excess Insurer’s Bad Faith Claim Against Primary
Posted on 4 Nov 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Tapas: Small Dishes of Insurance Coverage News & Notes RSUI Indem. Co. v. American States Ins. Co., No. 14–30033 (5th Cir. Sept. 25, 2014), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], (addressing Louisiana law) (“We... Read More

General Principles and Introductory Matters Concerning Insurer Insolvency and Bankruptcy – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 96
Posted on 3 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis is publishing a new volume of our authoritative treatise on the nation’s insurance law, the New Appleman on Insurance Library Edition . It is entitled “Insolvency and Bankruptcy.” Comprehensive new Volume 9 is solely devoted... Read More

Regulation Of Insolvency – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 98
Posted on 5 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kristen J. Brown Abstract * * * This chapter examines the powers and remedial options afforded to state insurance commissioners for their regulation of insurance company insolvency. State laws arm insurance commissioners with broad intervention... Read More

Case Studies of Insurer Insolvencies – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 104
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Patrick H. Cantilo, Mark F. Bennett, and Arati Bhattacharya Abstract *** In this chapter, five insurance insolvencies are discussed in detail to illustrate a number of the issues that are presented in the management of troubled insurers... Read More

U.S. Regulation of the Solvency and Insolvency of Alien Multi-National Insurers – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 103
Posted on 18 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Richard G. Liskov and John J. Sarchio Abstract * * * This chapter discusses the regulation of alien multi-national insurers—insurers domiciled outside the United States but operating in U.S. insurance markets. The chapter begins with... Read More

Bankruptcy and Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 107
Posted on 24 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Susan N. K. Gummow and Eric J. Shukis Abstract *** The filing of bankruptcy impacts the debtor-insured, its insurers, and parties asserting claims that may implicate the debtor’s insurance policies. Chapter 107 introduces some... Read More

Allocation of Coverage - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 22
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by Laura A. Foggan

By Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP This chapter opens with a discussion of how to determine whether allocation is required and an explanation of key circumstances where concurrent or successive insurance policies may be implicated by insurance... Read More

Court Provides A Clinic In Sometimes Overlooked Coverage Issue
Posted on 29 Jan 2015 by Randy J. Maniloff

When an insurance company is evaluating whether to file a declaratory judgment action or defend one filed against it, the principal issues under consideration are likely to be its chance of success and the amount of attorney’s fees that it will... Read More

New York Market Conduct Examinations
Posted on 30 Jan 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis is pleased to announce the addition of New York materials to our collection of Market Conduct Examination Reports ( lexis.com subscribers click here ). Market Conduct Examinations focus on the business practices of insurers and are designed... Read More

Maryland Defendants Can Recover Attorneys' Fees Paid by Insurance Company
Posted on 11 Nov 2013 by Ballard Spahr LLP

by Robert A. Scott Litigants that have been forced to defend groundless litigation are entitled to recover their attorneys' fees even if those costs were paid by an insurance company, Maryland's highest court has ruled. In Worsham v.... Read More

Free Zalma’s Insurance Fraud Letter May 1, 2012
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant In this, the ninth issue of the 16th year of publication Zalma's Insurance Fraud Letter (ZIFL), ZIFL reports on: 1. Barry Zalma reports on an interesting appellate decision that convicted a person for failing... Read More

Goldberg Segalla LLP on The Rise and Implications of the Chinese Insurance Industry
Posted on 30 Dec 2013 by Dan Gerber

By Daniel W. Gerber and Richard J. Ahn, Attorneys, Goldberg Segalla LLP The U.S. insurance industry has undergone significant change which has yet to become fully evolved. In fact, only recently has the Federal Insurance Office issued its report... Read More

Highlights from the NAIC Spring Annual Meeting on PBR and Captive Insurance Companies
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Duane Morris LLP

Beginning in 2013, we have issued a series of Alerts on the controversy regarding the use of captive insurance companies to finance reserves for certain type of life insurance policies (so-called "XXX or AXXX reserves," which are widely believed... Read More