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Commercial General Liability
Boy Scouts Volunteer Was Still Involved in an "Official Scouting Activity" When Auto Accident Occurred, Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Florida, reversing a trial court's decision, has decided that a Boy Scouts volunteer was still engaged in an "Official Scouting Activity" when he was involved in an automobile accident and thus was entitled to coverage under a policy issued to the Boy Scouts of America. Read More


Exclusion Bars Coverage in Blast-Fax Case, Illinois Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Illinois, reversing a trial court's decision, has ruled that Endorsement FE-6655 barred coverage of claims against an insured in a blast-fax case. Read More

Crime Exclusion Bars Coverage for Woman Allegedly Injured in Car Fleeing from the Police - Even If She Was a Victim and Not an Accomplice
An appellate court in Louisiana, affirming a trial court's decision, has ruled that a crime exclusion barred coverage of a woman's claim for damages she allegedly sustained in an automobile accident that occurred when the driver of the car in which she was a passenger was fleeing from law enforcement officers. Read More

Commercial Property
Ambiguous Definition of "Loss" Dooms Insurer's Limitations Defense
A federal district court in New York has ruled that the definition of "loss" in an art insurance policy issued to a gallery was ambiguous and, therefore, that the gallery's breach of contract action against the insurer had been timely filed. Read More

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Federal Actions

AIG Settles Charges of Violating Cuban Assets Control Regulations
American International Group, Inc., has agreed to remit $279,038 to settle potential civil liability for 3,560 apparent violations of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations that allegedly occurred between January 1, 2006 and March 29, 2009. Read More

Automobile Insurance

New York Senate Approves Bills Intended to Fight Auto Insurance Fraud
The New York State Senate has passed legislation that it said was intended to crack down on criminals and scam artists who commit auto insurance fraud that costs New Yorkers billion of dollars in higher insurance premiums and that has caused serious injuries and death to innocent victims. Read More

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Insurance Claims Attorney Barry E. Aronin Joins LaBovick Law Group Read More

20 Years of Cigna's Disability Claims Data Reveal Absences Related to Obesity, Skin Cancer Treatment, and Herniated Disc Surgery Have Increased Significantly 
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Insurance Coverage Litigator Kevin P. Kamraczewski Joins Cozen O'Connor in Chicago 
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Aflac Names Audrey Boone Tillman as General Counsel 
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Penn Mutual Launches a New Inflation Protected Withdrawal Benefit Available With Smart Foundation Variable Annuities Read More

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