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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, September 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.


Automobile Insurance
Plaintiffs Won $500,000+ and Sued Defendant's Insurer to Collect. Their Bad Faith Claims Just Got Tossed
A federal district court in Texas has granted an insurer's motion to dismiss bad faith claims brought by plaintiffs who had been awarded more than $500,000 in a personal injury action against its insured.  Read More

Attorney's Fees
Insurer Must Pay Attorneys' Fees of Insured Who Won Bad Faith Award — But Lost Contract Claim
A federal district court has ruled that a Nebraska statute permitted an award of attorneys' fees to an insured who won a bad faith award against an insurer but lost a breach-of-contract claim.   Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
Suit for Underinsured Motorist Benefits Yields $250,000 Settlement
A driver who alleged that he had been injured when a car pulled out of a parking spot and hit him has settled his claims for $250,000.  Read More

Automobile Insurance
Even Absent Its Own Experts, Insurer Defeats Plaintiffs' Causation Argument
A Delaware court has refused to upset a jury verdict in favor of GEICO Corporation that found that the plaintiffs' injuries had not been caused by either of two car accidents in which they were involved — even though GEICO had not presented any of its own expert testimony on causation.   Read More

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Hurricane Harvey

Texas Supreme Court Permits Out-of-State Lawyers to Practice in Texas to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
The Supreme Court of Texas has issued an emergency order permitting out-of-state lawyers to temporarily practice in Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.  Read More

Hurricane Harvey
FEMA Names Superstorm Sandy's Federal Coordinator to Lead Federal Efforts after Hurricane Harvey
Michael Byrne has been named federal disaster recovery coordinator for recovery in the areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  Read More

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Warren Buffett Discusses Hurricane Harvey's Impact   Read More

CoreLogic Estimates Total Residential Insured and Uninsured Flood Loss from Hurricane Harvey at $25 Billion to $37 Billion   
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On Heels of Hurricane Harvey, Insurers Association Calls on Congress to Extend National Flood Insurance Program   
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Harvey Victims and Lawyers Take Note: 5 Years After Superstorm Sandy, Lawyers Still Working on New York Cases   
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FC&S Legal Publishes "Insurance Coverage Considerations in the Wake of Harvey"   
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Director, FC&S Legal
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Associate Director, FC&S Legal
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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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