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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, July 14, 2016  

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
A Good Walk Spoiled, But At Least There May Be Insurance Coverage
A federal district court in Washington has denied an insurer's summary judgment motion without prejudice in a coverage case stemming from allegations that two golfers assaulted a golf pro on a golf course. Read More

Automobile Insurance
New Law Did Not Govern Policy Renewed Fewer Than Six Months After Law's Enactment, Delaware Court Rules
A Delaware court has ruled that the older version of the state's underinsured motorist statute applied to an insured's claim for benefits, and not the revised statute, where the insured's policy had not been renewed more than six months after the date of the revised law's enactment. Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
$525,000 Settlement in Personal Injury Case Alleging That Church Had Not Fixed Broken Sidewalk After Accident
A $525,000 settlement has been reached in a case in which the plaintiff claimed that she had been injured after falling on a sidewalk abutting a church in upstate New York. Read More

Eye on the Experts
Second Circuit Reminds Consumer Product Companies That Insurance Options Exist for Big Data Blunders and Privacy Faux Pas
This Eye on the Experts article discusses a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, National Fire Insurance Co. v. E. Mishan & Sons, Inc., which has given policyholders renewed hope in looking to insurance carriers for coverage of consumer class action lawsuits. Read More

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Insurance Fraud

Steven Wright to Lead Insurance Fraud Division in Maryland
Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr., has appointed James Steven Wright as the Maryland Insurance Administration's new associate commissioner for the fraud division. Read More

Life Insurance
New Insurance Department Service Aims to Help Illinois Beneficiaries Find Lost Life Insurance Money
Illinois consumers now are able to use a new tool from the Illinois Department of Insurance to find insurance money they may be owed: the Life Policy Locator Service. Read More

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XL Catlin Expands Marine Division with Appointments in Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, and New York Read More

BDO Consulting Names Former Baker Hostetler Partner Judy Selby Managing Director of Technology Advisory Services
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Paul O'Neill to Join Board of Management of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty 
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Aviva Launches Customer Guide on U.K's Insurance Act 
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FC&S Legal Publishes "Federal Reserve Publishes Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Capital Requirements for Insurers" 
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Workers Compensation for Domestic Employees


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Director, FC&S Legal
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Associate Director, FC&S Legal
FC&S Legal Editorial Advisory Board
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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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