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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, August 11, 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.


Health Insurance
In Broad Ruling, D.C. Circuit Opens Door to Policyholders Suing Health Insurers for Data Breaches
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has reversed a district court decision and has ruled that policyholders had sufficiently alleged harm for purposes of Article III standing in a suit against their health insurer following a cyberattack in which their personal information allegedly was stolen.  Read More

Claims Resolution
Seller's Claim That eBay's Vehicle Protection Program Was Unlawful Insurance Fails - for Now
A magistrate judge in South Carolina has dismissed, on standing grounds, a lawsuit alleging that eBay's "vehicle protection program" was an unlawful and unregulated insurance scheme.   Read More

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

Claims Resolution
Plaintiff's Failure to Show Over $75,000 in Controversy Doomed Forced-Placed Insurance Suit
A federal district court in Florida has dismissed a forced-placed insurance complaint after concluding that the plaintiff had not demonstrated that over $75,000 was in controversy.   Read More

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Automobile Insurance

NTSB Aims to Reduce Speeding-Related Crashes
The National Transportation Safety Board has released the results of its safety study on reducing speeding-related passenger vehicle crashes on the nation's roads.  Read More

Superstorm Sandy
FEMA Extends Deadline for Superstorm Sandy Flood Insurance Claims Review
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for policyholders to respond to its offers under the Superstorm Sandy flood insurance claims review process.  Read More

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Some Adults Do Not Always Using Seatbelts in Back Seat, Despite Severe Risks, IIHS Survey Finds   Read More

One in Eight U.K. Drivers Plan to Go Electric with Next Vehicle; One in Five Are Ready to Go Driverless   
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Forecasters Predict Above-Average 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season   
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Top 10 Industry News Developments from FC&S Legal for July   
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XL Catlin's Accelerate Team Adds AI Expert   
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Coverage for Compromised Chemicals under the CGL


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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
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Carrie Cope, Cope Ehlers, P.C.
Anjali C. Das, Wilson Elser
John F. Finnegan, Norton Rose Fulbright US 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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