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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, January 6, 2017  

Industry news, expert analysis, and daily updates on the most significant insurance coverage legal developments—from the insurance and legal experts of The National Underwriter Company.


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Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for December
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for December 2016. Read More

Knocked Out: Why Judd Apatow's Insurance Coverage Suit Was Dismissed
A federal district court in California has dismissed an insurance coverage lawsuit filed by Judd Apatow against his insurance company because it had not been filed in federal court within the one-year period required by his flood insurance policy and federal law. Read More

Automobile Insurance
2016's Top 10 Auto Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal
Here are the Top 10 Auto Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for 2016. Read More

Workers Compensation
Here's Why Insurer's Malpractice Action Against Its Own Counsel Failed
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has affirmed a district court decision rejecting a legal malpractice action brought by an insurer against its former counsel. Read More

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New York Prohibits Insurers from Denying Crime Coverage to Businesses Hiring Ex-Cons
New York's insurance regulator, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS"), has issued a new regulation prohibiting insurance companies from refusing to provide commercial crime insurance coverage to New York businesses that employ people with criminal convictions. Read More

Insurance Fraud
Double Bogie: Hole-in-One Scammer Sentenced to Prison After Pleading Guilty to Two Felonies
Longtime insurance scammer Kevin Kolenda has pleaded guilty in a state court in Washington to two felonies—attempt to engage in unauthorized insurance transactions and attempted first-degree theft—for selling hole-in-one and other types of event insurance without a license. Read More

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William Gausewitz Expands Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice in California  Read More

Lemonade Insurance Company Files for Licenses in 46 States  
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Swiss Re Adopts Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Recommendations  
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Washington Health Plan Reveals Security Breach Affected Nearly 400,000 Members  
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FC&S Legal Publishes "If You Invade Someone's Privacy with a Drone, Your Insurance Might Not Cover It"  
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Director, FC&S Legal
60px_newSpears Victoria Prussen Spears, ESQ.
Associate Director, FC&S Legal
FC&S Legal Editorial Advisory Board
Mitchell J. Auslander, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Carrie Cope, Cope Ehlers, P.C.
Anjali C. Das, Wilson Elser
John F. Finnegan, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Michele L. Jacobson, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Timothy P. Law, Reed Smith LLP
Cort T. Malone, Anderson Kill, P.C.
Richard D. Milone, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Joseph P. Monteleone, Rivkin Radler LLP
Anne M. Murray, Rivkin Radler LLP
Jerold Oshinsky, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
Seth B. Schafler, Proskauer Rose LLP
Thomas F. Segalla, Goldberg Segalla
David D. Thamann, The National Underwriter Company

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