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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, April 28, 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.


Commercial General Liability
Olivier House Hotel Loses Bid for Coverage of Accident Involving Car Parked Away from Insured Locations
An appellate court in Louisiana has ruled that a parking exception to an auto exclusion in a insurance policy did not afford coverage to the Olivier House Hotel in New Orleans for an accident where the parking exception covered two locations and the car involved in the accident had been parked elsewhere.  Read More

Commercial General Liability
When Does the Four-Corners Rule Apply? And When Doesn't It? A Wisconsin Appeals Court Explains
An appellate court in Wisconsin has issued a decision explaining when the four-corners rule applies, when it does not apply, and when a trial court may consider extrinsic evidence to determine whether insurance coverage exists.   Read More

Homeowners Insurance
5 Rules of Insurance Bad Faith, According to the Texas Supreme Court
The Texas Supreme Court has issued a decision setting forth five rules about statutory bad faith under the state's Insurance Code.   Read More

Environmental Liability
Pennsylvania Court Extends Asbestos Trigger Exception to Other Environmental Contamination Claims
A trial court in Pennsylvania has ruled that a nearly 25-year-old Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that expanded the trigger of coverage with respect to asbestos bodily injury claims, holding that all "occurrence" policies from the date of exposure to the date of first manifestation had been triggered, was not limited to asbestos cases but, rather, also applied to other cases of latent environmental contamination.  Read More

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Automobile Insurance

Autonomous Vehicle Testing Gets Green Light in N.Y.
New York's new budget waives a law prohibiting driverless vehicles, in a move that Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes will help power up a new industry in the state.  Read More

Health Insurance
Insurers Must Cover Fertility Treatments Regardless of Insureds' Sexual Orientation or Marital Status, New York Says
New York has issued new guidelines mandating that health insurers provide coverage for fertility treatment to all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or marital status.  Read More

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Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Insurance Industry, But Integration Challenges Remain, Accenture Reports   Read More

Consumer Group Warns of "Do It Yourself Claims Handling"   
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FC&S Legal Publishes "Website ADA Claims and the Potential Impact Upon the Insurance Industry"   
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Insurance Partner Lorelie S. Masters Joins Hunton & Williams   
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Unum Launches Stop Loss Coverage for Self-Insured Companies   
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Director, FC&S Legal
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Timothy P. Law, Reed Smith LLP
Cort T. Malone, Anderson Kill, P.C.
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Joseph P. Monteleone, Rivkin Radler LLP
Anne M. Murray, Rivkin Radler LLP
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Seth B. Schafler, Proskauer Rose LLP
Thomas F. Segalla, Goldberg Segalla
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