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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, March 16, 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.


Automobile Insurance
Assets Forfeitable for Impaired Driving Did Not Include Insurance Proceeds, Minnesota Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Minnesota has ruled that the state's impaired-driver forfeiture statute permitted a police department to seek to forfeit a totaled vehicle — but not the insurance proceeds for that vehicle.  Read More

Commercial General Liability
No Advertising Injury Coverage Where Alleged Infringement Did Not Occur in Insured's Own Advertisements, Wisconsin District Court Decides
A federal district court in Wisconsin has ruled that a printer was not entitled to "advertising injury" coverage for a lawsuit alleging that it had infringed on a photographer's copyright where the suit did not allege that the printer's infringement had occurred in its own advertisements. Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
Tenant Reaches $1.45 Million Settlement with Landlord She Alleged Long Ignored Water Leak
A New York City tenant who alleged that her landlord had long ignored a water leak in her bathroom, resulting in a portion of the bathroom ceiling falling down and injuring her, has reached a $1.45 million settlement of her claim.  Read More

Subrogation Company for Insurer Was Entitled to Restitution from Convicted Criminal Defendant, Kansas Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Kansas has affirmed a trial court's decision ordering a criminal defendant who pleaded guilty to burglary and felony theft to pay restitution to both the victim of his crimes and to a subrogation company hired by the victim's insurance company.  Read More

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N.J. Senator Menendez Proposes Post-Superstorm Sandy Reforms to National Flood Insurance Program's Policies and Procedures
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) has proposed a series of reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") that, if enacted, would affect the terms of flood insurance policies, FEMA's procedures, and even attorneys" fees. Read More

In the States
California DMV Releases Proposed Rules for Driverless Autonomous Vehicles
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has released proposed regulations to establish a path for testing and future deployment of fully autonomous vehicles without drivers. Read More

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Atidot Launches Big Data Platform Intended to Optimize Business Decision-Making in Life Insurance Sector  Read More

Travelers to Acquire U.K.-Based Simply Business, an Online Distributor of Insurance Policies  
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FC&S Legal Publishes "Challenges with Vapor Intrusion Claims"  
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Beazley Appoints Najib Bousakr as Regional Head of Specialty Lines for Latin America  
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Mark Tucker to Retire as AIA Group Chief Executive; Ng Keng Hooi to Succeed Him  
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Director, FC&S Legal
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