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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, January 24, 2014

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.


Commercial Auto
Circuit Finds Coverage for Tractor-Trailer that Was Not Owned By the Insured
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, reversing a district court decision, has found coverage for a Freightliner listed as a "Covered Auto" even though it was not owned by the insured. Read More

Automobile Insurance

Insurance Company Not Entitled to Receive Restitution from Chop Shop Owner, California Appeals Court Says
An appellate court in California, reversing a trial court's decision, has ruled that an insurance company was not entitled to an award of restitution imposed on the owner of a chop shop. Read More

Commercial General Liability
6th Circuit Finds Coverage for Settlement of Antitrust Suit, Concluding that Settlement Did Not Constitute Disgorgement
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, affirming a district court decision, has ruled that an insurance company was obligated to indemnify an insured for the settlement of an antitrust action where the settlement did not constitute disgorgement under the policy but rather compensatory damages. Read More

Automobile Insurance
No Coverage for Accident Involving Insured's Live-In Boyfriend and Father of Her Children Where He Drove Car without Her Permission
A federal district court in Tennessee has ruled that there was no coverage for claims arising from an automobile accident involving the insured's live-in boyfriend and the father of her children where he drove her car without her permission. Read More

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Health Insurance

Health Care Insurer Settles Charges It Wrongfully Denied Mental Health Treatment Claims for Eating Disorders
Cigna Corporation has reached a settlement with New York regulators requiring the health insurer to reprocess and pay hundreds of claims for nutritional counseling for mental health conditions, in particular, eating disorders, to members who were denied those benefits. Read More

In the States

NAIC Now Accepting Applications for 2014 SERFF Advisory Board
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners now is accepting applications for industry and consumer positions on the System for Electronic Rate and Form Filing Advisory Board. Read More

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Natural Disasters Produced $192 Billion Global Economic Loss in 2013, While Insurers Faced $45 Billion Bill, According to Impact Forecasting Read More

Insurance Defense Firm Marshall Dennehey to Add 30 Lawyers from Jones Hirsch
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Third Wave of Asbestos Claims Threatens Insurers, According to Assured Research
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Lawyer Appointed to Board of Governors of Florida's Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
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Richard J. Kypta to Retire; John D. Currier, Jr., Promoted to COO of FBL Financial Group
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Friedman LLP
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