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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, May 4, 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 April
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for April 2017.  Read More

Commercial Property
Policy Barred Late-Filed Superstorm Sandy Suit, Even If Insured Had Not Been Told of Time Limit, Delaware Court Rules
A Delaware trial court has dismissed an insured's Superstorm Sandy coverage suit against its insurer as late-filed under the policy's suit limitations clause, rejecting the insured's contention that the clause could not be enforced because the insurer had not notified it of the shortened limitations period.   Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
Jury Awards Damages to Plaintiff Who Alleged Distracted Driver Caused Rear-End Collision
A jury in Connecticut has awarded damages to a driver who alleged that he had been rear-ended by a car driven by a distracted driver.   Read More

Automobile Insurance
Random Shooting by Man Driving Uninsured Car Did Not Entitle Victim to Uninsured Motorist Benefits, Kansas Court Rules
A person driving his vehicle who was shot by a man randomly shooting a gun from his uninsured vehicle could not recover uninsured motorist benefits from his own auto insurer, a federal district court in Kansas has decided. Read More

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In the States

Kentucky Has New Insurance Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner
Nancy G. Atkins has been appointed commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Insurance, and Patrick O'Connor has been named deputy commissioner of policy.  Read More

In the States
Texas Department of Insurance Seeks Applicants for FAIR Plan Board
The Texas Department of Insurance is looking for people to serve on the board that governs the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan.  Read More

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XL Catlin Enhances International Liability Insurance for Businesses Based in the U.S.   Read More

Victor Sordillo Joins Sompo International as Senior Vice President, Loss Control Leader   
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QBE Appoints John Beckman as Chief Underwriting Officer for North America   
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Beazley Appoints Brian Thompson to Head U.S. Accident & Health   
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FC&S Legal Publishes "No Business is Totally Safe from Cyber Attacks"   
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Tire Sale Company is Barred from Coverage Due to the Used Tire Exclusion


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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, Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, 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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