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  • Very Interesting “Expected Or Intended” Case

    It is a safe bet that if a person fires a gun, and then seeks coverage for any resulting injuries, coverage issues, especially “expected or intended,” will ensue. It is also a safe bet that the person seeking coverage will come up empty. When...
  • This One I Don’t Get: “Physical Abuse” Exclusion Applies To A Shooting

    Just because I represent insurers doesn’t mean that I agree with every decision that an insurer wins. And just because an insurer takes a position in a case doesn’t mean that it’s one that I would have recommended to a client. If I were...
  • The Crimes of Others: Adam Lanza, Sandy Hook, and Protection Against Tort Liability for Selling Firearms

    By Camden R, Webb, Partner, Williams Mullen The families of the victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, in which Adam Lanza attacked the Sandy Hook Elementary School, have filed a lawsuit against the seller of the AR-15 rifle that Lanza used...
  • The Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Compensation Cases for 2014

    Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading commentator and expert on the law of workers’ compensation. For the past five or six years, I’ve shared...
  • The Path of Non-resistance in Workplace Robberies: Reducing the Risk of Customer Injury

    Robbery—the crime involving sticky fingers that can get your entire hand amputated as a penalty in some cultures—is the leading cause of occupational homicide in the workplace and a known risk factor for employee injury. Some of the highest...