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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, June 29, 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.


Automobile Insurance
Insured Could Not Stack UIM Coverage, Even Where Accident Involved Multiple Underinsured Motorists, West Virginia's Top Court Rules
The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has ruled that an insured was not entitled to "stack" underinsured motorist coverage regardless of the number of underinsured motorists involved in an accident.   Read More

Automobile Insurance
Insured Could Not Stack UIM Coverage, Even Where Policy Insured Multiple Vehicles, Missouri Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Missouri has ruled that an insured was not entitled to "stack" underinsured motorist coverage under the policy he had with GEICO Casualty Company that insured three of his vehicles.   Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
Jury Awards Damages to Customer Who Alleged She Slipped on Puddle in Gardening Store
A jury has awarded damages to a woman who alleged that she had slipped on a puddle in a gardening store.   Read More

Disability Benefits
Disability Benefits Were Non-Marital Property Not Subject to Equitable Division in Divorce, Georgia Supreme Court Rules
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that disability benefits issued pursuant to an insurance policy after the insured had been catastrophically injured were non-marital property and were not subject to equitable division when the insured and his wife divorced.  Read More

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In the States

Jimmy Patronis Is Florida's New Chief Financial Officer
Jimmy Patronis has been named Florida's next chief financial officer by Governor Rick Scott.   Read More

In the States
Registered Nurse Allegedly Billed Medicaid Over $390,000 in False Claims for Severely Disabled Patients
A registered nurse in New York, Collins Anyanwu-Mueller, has been charged with submitting over $390,000 in false claims over the course of nearly five years for private-duty nursing services that he did not provide.   Read More

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American Integrity Launches Private, Certified Flood Insurance Endorsement for Homeowners   Read More

The City That Has the Safest Drivers, According to Allstate, Is…   
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Sompo International Launches New Accident and Health Insurance Unit   
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Chubb Appoints Leigh Anne Sherman to Lead Private/Not-For-Profit Management Liability Business in North America   
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FC&S Legal Publishes "Using a Captive Insurance Company to Manage Risk"   
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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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