Problems viewing this email?  Click Here

TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Tuesday, June 13, 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.


Workers Compensation
Colorado Supreme Court Broadens Employee's Ability to Reopen Settled Workers Comp Claim
The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that a provision of the mandatory form settlement document promulgated by the director of the Division of Workers Compensation did not waive or limit an injured employee's statutory right to reopen a settlement based on mutual mistake of material fact.   Read More

Workers Compensation
Minnesota Supreme Court's Decision Is Roadmap for Challenging Expert's Opinion in Workers Comp Cases
The Minnesota Supreme Court has issued a decision that explains how to scrutinize the factual foundation of a medical expert's opinion about a worker's medical condition.   Read More

Workers Compensation
Church Volunteer Allegedly Injured During Communion Was Limited to Workers Comp Benefits
A parishioner and volunteer Eucharistic Minister at a Roman Catholic church allegedly injured as she went to distribute Communion was limited to recovering workers compensation benefits, and could not sue for negligence, an appellate court in New York has ruled.   Read More

Workers Compensation
Payment Rights in Workers Comp Structured Settlement Are Transferable in Kentucky Despite Contract Bar
An appellate court in Kentucky has affirmed a decision approving the transfer of payment rights in a workers compensation structured settlement — notwithstanding contractual provisions that barred such a transfer.  Read More

View All Case Law Developments

Insurance Fraud

Texas Lawyer Charged with Insurance Fraud Over Roof Claims
An attorney has been released on $20,000 bond after the Texas Department of Insurance said that it found evidence of organized criminal activity, legal misconduct, and insurance fraud related to hail claims.  Read More

Automobile Insurance
Six Charged in Alleged Auto Insurance Fraud Ring in N.Y. City
Six people have been charged in New York City with participating in an auto insurance fraud scheme in which they cheated insurance carriers out of over $120,000 by submitting fake property damage claims for high-end vehicles.   Read More

View All Legislative/Regulatory Developments
Paul S. Amos, II, Resigns from Aflac   Read More

FC&S Legal Publishes "New DFS Cybersecurity Regulations Are Here: Will Your Insurance Protect You?"   
Read More

Markel Creates New Insurance Division   
Read More

MetLife GC Ricardo Anzaldua Stepping Down   
Read More

XL Catlin Promotes Adias Gerbaud to Head International Environmental   
Read More

View All Industry News
Disaster Compendium Part I


Browse our entire library of over 2,500 insurance resources and forms.

View Entire Spring Insurance Coverage Law Report
View Insurance Coverage Law Report Archives
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

FC&S Daily Legal Report ($1,295 annual subscription) is included as part of your subscription to FC&S Legal: The Insurance Information Center. FC&S Daily Legal Report and The Insurance Coverage Law Report are publications of The National Underwriter Company. For more information, visit To subscribe to FC&S Legal, please contact customer service at 1-800-543-0874 or

FC&S Legal: The Insurance Coverage Law Information Center

To ensure future delivery of email, please add
to your address book, contacts or safe sender list.

You have received this email at %%merge members_.emailaddr_%%.
Click here to unsubscribe from %%merge list.descshort%%.
Copyright © 2016 ALM Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy
4157 Olympic Blvd., Suite 225
Erlanger, KY 41018