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Richmond on Defense Lawyer's Malpractice Liability

In his analysis of Defense Lawyers' Malpractice Liability to Excess Insurers, Senior Vice President of Aon Risk Services, Douglas R. Richmond, Esq., discusses the rise in malpractice suits by excess insurers against defense counsel hired by liability insurers when verdicts exceed primary insurance...

"Shaved-Limits" Endorsements

The Feb. 1 issue of the Business Insurance publication contains an article on the "shaved-limits" endorsement. It contains, in my opinion, a rewriting of history, attributing an increase in early settlements of D&O coverage disputes to recent use of a "shaved-limits" endorsement...

LexisNexis® Workers Compensation Law Community Podcast: Scott Beckman on the 2012 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

In this edition, Scott Beckman, Vice President of Claims for ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. and Chair of RIMS Conference Programming Committee, highlights the sessions, events and keynote speakers, including Moneyball's Billy Beane, for the 2012 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition which will be held...

2012 RIMS Annual Conference April 15-18: Why Workers’ Comp Defense Attorneys Should Attend the Lollapalooza of the Risk Management Industry

The 2012 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition April 15-18 in Philadelphia is the lollapalooza of the risk management industry, what with its high energy, dynamic speakers, 120+ sessions, 10,000 attendees from 50 different countries, 400 exhibitors, and numerous networking opportunities. Find out why...

D&O Insurance: Layers and Tiers and Problems

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services One of the critical issues in putting together a D&O insurance program is the question of how to structure the insurance. Among the more complex issues is how to divide the program between "traditional"...

$67 Million Jumbo Directors and Officers Insurance Settlement of Homebuilder Bankruptcy

The bankruptcy context is particularly ripe for D&O claims, and it also represents a particularly difficult claims context for D&O insurers. Anyone with any doubts about just how complicated bankruptcy claims can be will want to take a look at the settlement that the various concerned parties...