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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, August 25, 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.


Commercial General Liability
Couple Who Allegedly Tripped After Rolling Stones Concert May Get What They Want: Insurance Coverage of Their Claims
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway against an insurance company for Global Live, Inc., seeking coverage of claims by a couple who allegedly tripped after attending a Rolling Stones concert.  Read More

Superstorm Sandy
Is FEMA's Superstorm Sandy Review Process Working? At Least One Homeowner Says No
A homeowner from Long Island is suing the Federal Emergency Management Agency, various agency officials, and Wright National Flood Insurance Company, seeking payment of his Superstorm Sandy claim through the agency's Superstorm Sandy Claims Review process.   Read More

Claims Resolution
It Just Got Much Harder to Overturn Insurance Arbitration Awards in Connecticut
The Connecticut Supreme Court has issued a decision that makes it significantly more difficult for insurance companies or policyholders to persuade courts to overturn arbitration awards in insurance coverage disputes.  Read More

Automobile Insurance
Wife Injured in Her Car Driven by Her Husband Was Not Covered by His Auto Insurance Policy
A Connecticut trial court has ruled that a wife who was injured in an auto accident while a passenger in her own car that was being driven by her own husband was not covered by his auto insurance policy, reasoning that her vehicle was not a "covered auto" under his policy.   Read More

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Health Insurance

New York Bars Health Insurers from Discriminating Against, or Denying Coverage to, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals
The New York State Department of Financial Services has issued a circular letter indicating that health insurers may not deny claims for medical services because the insured does not present as the gender to whom the service is typically provided.  Read More

Superstorm Sandy
Owners of Home Improvement Companies Allegedly Bilked N.J. Homeowners After Superstorm Sandy
An Ocean County, New Jersey, couple has been indicted by a New Jersey state grand jury for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 20 victims who hired the couple's home improvement companies to repair or rebuild their homes after Superstorm Sandy.  Read More

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Nearly 80% of Homeowners Overlook Water Leak Exposure When Leaving for Vacation, Survey Finds   Read More

Fiat Chrysler, BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye Agree to Develop Autonomous Driving Platform   
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Ironshore Establishes Computer Emergency Response Team for All In-Force Policies That Experience a Cyber Claim   
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Blockchain Legal Industry Working Group Adds Law Firms   
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Nationwide Commits Over $100 Million to Next Generation of Insurance and Financial Services   
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Q & A
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Director, FC&S Legal
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Associate Director, FC&S Legal
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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
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Seth B. Schafler, Proskauer Rose LLP
Thomas F. Segalla, Goldberg Segalla
David D. Thamann, The National Underwriter Company

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