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Compliance and Claims Issues for Foreign (Re)insurers Arising from the Chile Earthquake

By M. Machua Millett On April 12, 2010, Machua Millett of EAPD's Insurance and Reinsurance Department provided a brief webcast concerning compliance and claims issues arising from the Chile Earthquake. To view the Chile Earthquake Insurers webcast, please click here . To view the Chile Earthquake...

Top CA Case of the Week: Village Northridge Homeowners Association v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company

Peter Sindhuphak, Associate, Barger & Wolen, LLP In Village Northridge Homeowners Association v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (decided August 30, 2010) (free unenhanced download), the California Supreme Court rejected an insured’s attempt to sue State Farm for fraud in inducing...

Far From the Earthquake, Insurance Claims May Be Triggered

By Finley Harckham, Partner, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. So far, it seems that the U.S. can be thankful that the tsunamis stemming from the terrible earthquake that hit Japan will not do damage on our shores. In our global economy, though, many U.S. businesses will find their operations affected...

What If? Workers’ Comp and Earthquakes

The video we've been seeing coming out of Japan's earthquake ravaged region is some of the most spectacularly disturbing ever seen. The Hollywood spectacles like Independence Day and Deep Impact were really on to something, as we see humankind and its constructions tossed around like crumbs...

Property and Casualty Insurance Industry: A Mixed Picture of Present and Future Conditions

Robert P. Hartwig, President, Insurance Information Institute, in a report entitled "Out of the Abyss: Growth, Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Crisis World," at NCCI's annual issues symposium on May 5, 2011, presented a mixed picture of present and future conditions of the property...

A Local Earthquake Heralds Changes to the Delaware Work Comp Health Care Payment System

Okay so where were you when you heard the news? Or felt the rumble? The advisory below from the Department of Labor arrived amidst a local earthquake. While this is not an oddity in some states, here in the First State we like to think we are standing firm upon the rock [Psalm 40:2] and that a shake...

Oklahoma earthquakes likely resulted from fluid injection of oil drilling wastewater

A recent study provides strong evidence that a November 2011 5.7 earthquake (and related aftershocks) in Oklahoma resulted from fluid injection as part of "unconventional resource" extraction activities. The quake was the largest wastewater-induced earthquake ever recorded At the site in...

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DHS Extends EADs for Certain Haitian F-1 Students

Extension of Employment Authorization for Haitian F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the January 12, 2010 Earthquake in Haiti "This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for...

Advance COPY of ICE Notice Providing Relief to Certain Nepali F-1 Students

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/09/2015 - Employment Authorization for Nepali F-1 Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the April 25, 2015 Earthquake in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal "This notice announces that...

DHS Notice: EADs for Certain Nepali Students

Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 216 / Monday, November 9, 2015 - "This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has suspended certain regulatory requirements for F–1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal ...