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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, June 1, 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.


Homeowners Insurance
Can Homeowners Sue Insurers Under Forced-Placed Insurance Policies?
A federal district court in Louisiana has issued a decision explaining whether homeowners may sue insurance companies for breach of forced-placed insurance policies where they are neither named insureds nor additional insureds on the policies.   Read More

Health Insurance
Mother May Proceed with Suit Over Denial of Insurance Coverage for Child's Gender Reassignment Surgery
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has reinstated, in part, a lawsuit brought by a mother who had been denied insurance coverage for medications and surgery for her son after he had been diagnosed with gender dysphoria.   Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
$7.225 Million Award Against Managed Care Provider for Alleged Treatment Delay
A jury has awarded more than $7 million to a plaintiff who alleged that his HMO delayed treatment for his hand injury.   Read More

Professional Liability Insurance
"Hopelessly Indecipherable" Prior Acts Exclusion in Law Firm's Malpractice Insurance Policy Was Unenforceable
A federal district court in California has refused to enforce a prior acts exclusion in a law firm's malpractice insurance policy, finding it "enigmatic," "unintelligible," and "hopelessly indecipherable."  Read More

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Automobile Insurance

Mississippi Releases Consumer Guide for Insurance and Auto Body Repair, and Insurers Are Not Pleased
There is a new "Consumer's Guide to Insurance and Auto Body Repair," and insurers are disappointed.  Read More

Life Insurance
Attorney Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison for Participating in Life Insurance Fraud
Attorney David Quatrella has been sentenced to 36 months of imprisonment for participating in a scheme to defraud insurance companies into issuing insurance policies on the lives of elderly people for the benefit of Quatrella and other investors.   Read More

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Is Aetna Leaving Hartford for New York City?   Read More

FC&S Legal Publishes "Additional Insured Endorsements Are Broadly Applied in New Jersey"   
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Mike Hansen Promoted to Global Head of Aviation at AGCS   
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Liberty Mutual Appoints Jessica Dekermanji CUO of Dedicated Energy Vertical   
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Sompo International to Acquire Financial Institutions' Portfolio from Novae   
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AAIS Businessowners Common Endorsements


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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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