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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, July 7, 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
Bad Vibrations May Have Damaged Home, But Failure of Proof Doomed Insured's Claim
An appellate court in Ohio has ruled that an insurer had properly denied an insured's claim that vibrations from nearby construction had damaged her home where she had not demonstrated that the damage had been caused by the vibrations rather than by causes excluded by her policy.   Read More

Parents Sued After 13-Year-Old Son Allegedly "Played Doctor" with 5-Year-Old Girl Lose Bid for Insurance Coverage
An appellate court in Texas, reversing a trial court's decision, has ruled that parents of a 13-year-old boy who were sued after he allegedly "played doctor" with a five-year-old girl were not entitled to a defense of that lawsuit from the insurance company that had issued them a renters' insurance policy.   Read More

Top 10 Case Law Developments
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for June
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for June.   Read More

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Top 10 State Supreme Court Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for June
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments by state supreme courts from FC&S Legal for June 2017.  Read More

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Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments

Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments from FC&S Legal for June
Here are the Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments from FC&S Legal for June.   Read More

Workers Compensation
Prescription Opioid Use Among Injured Workers Decreased in Many States, But Not All, New WCRI Study Finds
As states implement reforms to address issues related to overuse and misuse of opioids, a new study released by the Workers Compensation Research Institute observed decreases in the frequency and amount of opioids dispensed to injured workers in a majority of study states. However, higher utilization of opioids and other high-risk utilization patterns were seen in some states in the most recent study period.   Read More

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Aetna Is Moving Headquarters to New York City   Read More

Top 10 Industry News Developments from FC&S Legal for June   
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The Hartford Reduces Pension Liabilities by $1.6 Billion   
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MetLife Board Approves Spin-Off of Brighthouse Financial   
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Dentons Adds John Huff, Immediate Past President of NAIC, as Partner   
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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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