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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Wednesday, September 7, 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.


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Top 10 Case Law Developments for August
Here are the Top 10 Case Law Developments for August 2016. Read More

Automobile Insurance
Convicted Hit-and-Run Defendant May Be Ordered to Pay Restitution to Victim’s Insurer, Oregon Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Oregon has affirmed a trial court’s order requiring a defendant convicted of a hit-and-run to pay restitution to the victim’s insurance company. Read More

Georgia Appeals Court, Asked to Adopt Continuous Trigger Theory, Finds That Terms of Old Form Policy Did Not Warrant It
An appellate court in Georgia has declined to adopt the continuous trigger theory in an environmental contamination case, finding that the terms of a 1976 excess insurance policy did not warrant it. Read More

Commercial Property
Insured Who Had Not Read Application or Policy Could Not Sue Insurer or Agent for Negligence or Fraud, Mississippi Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Mississippi, affirming a trial court’s decision, has ruled that an insured’s failure to read the insurance application she signed and her failure to read the policy she obtained precluded claims she asserted against her insurers and agent for negligence and fraud. Read More

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In the States

NAIC Seeks 2017 Consumer Liaison Representatives
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is accepting applications for the 2017 Consumer Liaison Program. Read More

In the States
Washington Insurance Regulator Orders CareFirst to Issue Rebates with Excess Surplus
Commissioner Stephen C. Taylor of the District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking has issued a final decision and order in the 2011 surplus review and determination for Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., a nonprofit hospital and medical services corporation that operates as CareFirst in the District of Columbia. Read More

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Denis Duverne Is Appointed Chairman of AXA’s Board and Thomas Buberl Is Appointed AXA’s CEO  Read More

Ed Sunoo Joins Munich Re to Lead U.S. Life Financial Reinsurance Team  
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American Independence and AMIC Holdings Merger Is Complete  
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W. R. Berkley Corporation Expands Role of Gregory A. Douglas, President of Berkley Re Direct, to Include President of Berkley Program Specialists  
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Allstate Uses Drones in Texas  
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