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Are Cyber Attacks An Act of "War" Within The Meaning of Liability Policies?
Posted on 26 Mar 2015 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By Douglas M. Palais , Attorney, Vandeventer Black LLP This question cannot be answered definitively at this time, but should be considered carefully by all insurance professionals. Typical CGL policies exclude acts of terrorism and acts of war... Read More

The Boston Bombing: Early Thoughts On Insurance Coverage
Posted on 25 Apr 2013 by Randy J. Maniloff

In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, the insurance industry and federal government took a hard look at insurance coverage and put many provisions in place to address any future attacks. Thankfully, all of that work collected dust for over a... Read More

State Supporters of Terrorism Must Pay Insurers - Judgment for Insurers Against Syrian Government
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Several insurers who paid for an airliner after a 1985 hijacking sued state sponsors of terrorism to recover, in subrogation, what they had to pay the owners of the airliner destroyed by terrorists. In Certain... 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

Terrorism Risk Insurance 2010: Marsh survey reveals more than 60 percent of organizations bought coverage in 2009
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By GC Capital Ideas.com Despite an ever-changing terrorism risk insurance market, businesses from every industry sector continue to purchase coverage - more than 60 percent of organizations surveyed by Marsh bought coverage in 2009. This report... Read More

State Supporters of Terrorism Must Pay Insurers - Judgment for Insurers Against Syrian Government
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Several insurers who paid for an airliner after a 1985 hijacking sued state sponsors of terrorism to recover, in subrogation, what they had to pay the owners of the airliner destroyed by terrorists. In Certain... Read More