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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Wednesday, April 5, 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 March
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for March 2017. Read More

Automobile Insurance
No Coverage for Emotional Distress Claim Alleging Driver Drew What Appeared to be a Gun After Auto Accident, California Appeals Court Decides
An appellate court in California has ruled that insurers owed no duty to defend their insured against a claim that, after being rear-ended, he got out of his car and approached the other driver with what appeared to be a gun, putting her in fear for her safety.  Read More

Commercial Property
Relying on Insureds' Evidence, Insurer's Failures, and a Policy Ambiguity, N.J. District Court Allows Some Superstorm Sandy Coverage Claims to Continue
A New Jersey federal district court has ruled that some coverage claims asserted by two supermarkets stemming from Superstorm Sandy were sufficient to withstand their insurer's motion for summary judgment. Read More

Workers Compensation
California Appeals Court Rules That Criminal Defendant Must Pay "Premium Loss" as Restitution to Insurer in Workers Comp Fraud Case
An appellate court in California has affirmed a trial court's decision requiring a defendant who pleaded guilty to workers compensation insurance fraud to pay, as restitution to the defrauded insurance company, the premiums the insurer would have earned in the absence of the defendant's fraud. Read More

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Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments from FC&S Legal for March
Here are the Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments from FC&S Legal for March. Read More

Automobile Insurance
Governors Highway Safety Association Projects Pedestrian Fatalities to Surge 11 Percent
The Governors Highway Safety Association is projecting an 11 percent increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. Read More

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FC&S Legal Publishes "Four Pitfalls to Avoid in a Cyberinsurance Policy"  Read More

Top 10 Industry News Developments from FC&S Legal for March  
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Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Attracted Almost Half of InsurTech Funding Globally in 2016, Accenture Research Finds  
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Acappella Syndicate Announces Two Promotions  
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XL Catlin Adds Environmental Insurance Regional Leader in San Francisco  
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Form Analysis
Farm Property — Farm Personal Property Coverage Form, FP 00 13, Coverages E and F


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60px_newMeyerowitz Steven A. Meyerowitz, ESQ.
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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