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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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.


Automobile Insurance
Delaware Supreme Court Adopts Majority Rule That Bad-Faith Failure-to-Settle Claim Accrued When Excess Judgment Became Final and Non-Appealable
The Delaware Supreme Court, adopting the majority rule, has held that a bad-faith failure-to-settle claim accrued when an excess judgment became final and non-appealable. Read More

Automobile Insurance
Insured's Right to Arbitration Was Waived by Her Counsel's "Prolonged Inaction," N.J. Appeals Court Decides
An appellate court in New Jersey, affirming a trial court's decision, has ruled that an insured had waived her right to arbitration of her claim for uninsured motorist benefits "through her counsel's prolonged inaction, which demonstrated an indifference to, and abandonment of, her right." Read More

Automobile Insurance
Self-Insurer Had No Duty to Pay No-Fault Benefits Where Auto Was Not Subject to Michigan No-Fault Law, Appeals Court Concludes
A Michigan appeals court has ruled that a self-insurer was not obligated to pay no-fault benefits to a person injured in an accident with a vehicle it owned but registered elsewhere where the vehicle was not subject to Michigan's no-fault law because it had not been in Michigan for 30 days. Read More

Homeowners Insurance
Law Requiring Cancellation Notice to Insured and Agent Did Not Apply to Homeowners' Policy, North Carolina Appeals Court Holds
An appellate court in North Carolina, affirming a trial court's decision, has ruled that a North Carolina insurance law requiring that an insurer notify its insured and the insured's agent of record to cancel a policy did not apply to a homeowners' insurance policy. Read More

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Federal Actions

Treasury's Federal Insurance Office Requests Voluntary Data from Insurers Regarding Participation in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Federal Insurance Office has published a notice in the Federal Register requesting that insurers voluntarily submit certain insurance data and information regarding their participation in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program. Read More

Federal Actions
FSOC Reaffirms MetLife's SIFI Designation
The Financial Stability Oversight Council has reaffirmed its designation of MetLife, Inc., for enhanced prudential standards and supervision by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Read More

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Ironshore Establishes Private Client Group for High Value Homeowners Read More

Timothy Smith Joins NORCAL Mutual as New Head of Claims 
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XL Group plc Proposes Redomestication to Bermuda from Ireland 
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Allianz Worldwide Care Launches International Health Insurance Plans for Expats and Nationals in Lebanon 
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Internet of Things and Increasing Digital Demand Signal Major Insurance Industry Disruption, According to Capgemini and Efma Report 
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