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LexisNexis® Insurance Law Center Podcast featuring Bruce Foudree of Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP on social media communications

On this edition Bruce W. Foudree of Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell in Chicago explains the different types of social media communications, their legal consequences and what businesses can do to protect themselves and others. Copyright© 2009 LexisNexis...

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Malcolm Dowden
Can Insurance Instruments Help With Risk Reduction From Climatic Hazards?

At COP15, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) is urging negotiators to adopt insurance instruments as part of the climate change adaptation strategy within the Copenhagen agreement. Although insurance is generally regarded as a way to meet...

Peter M. Gillon
Misdirection: The (Rising?) Use of Unstated Exclusions to Deny Coverage

In magic it is called misdirection. “Look at the floating bikini-clad lass seeming to defy gravity,” the magician suggests, “and look at the hoop passed around her to prove there are no wires; but ignore the fact that the hoop has gaps...

HB Litigation Conferences
Reed Smith's Timothy Law on Claims Made Policies: Part 7 of 7

In this clip, Timothy Law raises the issue of whether a claims made policy may be considered a defective product. A policyholder attorney with Reed Smith in Philadelphia, Law spoke at HB Litigation Conferences' "Claims Made Insurance Litigation"...

HB Litigation Conferences
Reed Smith's Timothy Law on Claims Made Policies: Part 6 of 7

In this clip, Timothy Law raises the issue of whether there is a "fundamental inequity" for policyholders in the claims made insurance context. A policyholder attorney with Reed Smith in Philadelphia, Law spoke at HB Litigation Conferences'...

HB Litigation Conferences
Reed Smith's Timothy Law on Claims Made Policies: Part 5 of 7

In this clip, Timothy Law discusses "Myth #5: It's Easy to Give Notice." Law observed five themes - or what he considers myths - in reviewing case law that is favorable to insurance carriers in the context of claims made policies. A policyholder...