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Army Corps of Engineers Held Liable in the "MRGO" Katrina-Related Litigation

Recently, Judge Stanwood Duval, Jr. of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana, found the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers liable for damages resulting from Hurricane Katrina-related flooding that occurred in certain areas outside of...

InsureReinsure: The Insurance-Reinsurance Blog
China: New Accounting Standards for Insurance Companies

The Chinese Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC), the insurance industry regulator in the People's Republic of China, have jointly issued detailed rules requiring insurance companies to adopt new accounting...

Michael Aylward, a Nat'l Ins Law Forum attorney
Featured Blog of the Month - National Insurance Law Forum: a Multi-Part Series Outlining the Decade’s Insurance Developments

2004: The Year of the Monkey Top New Claim Threat: Eliot Spitzer Athletic Achievement: Boston Red Sox Furthest Fall from Grace: Britney Spears Coolest New Gadget: Apple I Pods Hottest Coverage Issue: Wardrobe Malfunctions The year of Spitzer...

Scott Godes
"Dusting Off an Old Law" – Insurance Coverage for Trespass to Chattels Claims

“Trespass to chattels”?!? Isn’t that a doctrine that was dead and buried, brought up only to torment…educate first year law students? Not any more! In the electronic age, the trespass to chattels doctrine has been revived. It...

Michael Aylward, a Nat'l Ins Law Forum attorney
Featured Blog of the Month - National Insurance Law Forum: a Multi-Part Series Outlining the Decade’s Insurance Developments

2003: The Year of the Sheep Top New Claim Threat: SARS Athletic Achievement: Lance Armstrong Furthest Fall from Grace: Martha Stewart Coolest New Gadget: DVD Camcorders Hottest Coverage Issue: Sue and Labor Clauses The Five Most Important...

Sara M. Thorpe, a Nat'l Ins. Law Forum attorney
Featured Blog of the Month - National Insurance Law Forum: a Multi-Part Series Outlining the Decade’s Insurance Developments

2000, 2001, 2002 – Of the final decisions issued by the California courts during those years which had a significant impact on insurers over the course of this decade, in addition to what Mike Aylward notes, I would add the following: 2000...