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Jury: Insured Incurred $4 Million In Covered Hurricane Wilma Damages Under Excess Policy
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Jennifer Hans

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - (Mealey's) A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Jan. 30 found that a Florida property manager insured incurred $4 million in covered losses from Hurricane Wilma, rendering a verdict against... Read More

Supreme Court Denies Review Of Health Care Reform Suit
Posted on 9 Nov 2010 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 8 declined review of the first petition for writ of certiorari filed in a case challenging the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) ( Steven Baldwin, et al. v. Kathleen... Read More

Louisiana High Court Answers Certified Question Regarding Post-Loss Assignment
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Jennifer Hans

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) The Louisiana Supreme Court on May 10 found that although there is no Louisiana public policy that precludes an anti-assignment clause from applying to post-loss assignments, the language of the anti-assignment clause must... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Insurer's Motion To Stay Reinstated $92.9 Million Judgment
Posted on 1 Feb 2012 by Jennifer Hans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 31 denied an insurer's motion to stay pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari of a $92.9 million judgment that was reinstated against it in a class... Read More

Medical Malpractice Best Practices: 6 Critical Tasks For Succeeding in Medical Malpractice Cases
Posted on 11 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Most attorneys will think at least twice before taking on a medical malpractice case. The reasons for their hesitation are obvious: such cases are complex and increasingly expensive to litigate, and the outcome is never assured. Even when a decision to... Read More

HB Announces 4 High-Level Insurance Law Programs, Free for In-House Counsel
Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by HB Litigation Conferences

BERWYN , Pa. - In-house counsel at insurance carriers and policyholder companies are invited to attend four programs in New York City on some of the most urgent topics they face today, HB CEO Tom Hagy has announced. While open to attorneys and others... Read More

Eugene R. Anderson, Founder Of Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C., Dies At 82
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK -- Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. has announced that the firm's founder and inspiration, Eugene R. Anderson , passed away on July 30, 2010, after complications arising from pneumonia. A one-time U. S. prosecutor in the office of then... Read More

New Appleman On Insurance Law Library Edition Released
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Volume 1 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law, Library Edition , Essentials of Insurance Law was released in print Oct. 23. The Library Edition identifies the leading court decisions on settled questions of law, cites illustrative cases when examples... Read More

New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide Expanded To 4 Volumes
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The 2010 Edition of the New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide has been expanded to four volumes. The new edition features three entirely new chapters on cutting edge areas of insurance law practice: Personal Injury and Advertising Coverage,... Read More

New Appleman On Insurance: Current Critical Issues In Insurance Law Fall 2009 Edition Released
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The Fall 2009 issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law was released in October. It features three articles on the cutting edge of insurance law: Out of Thin Air: An Examination of Vapor Intrusion and the Availability... Read More