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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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
Second Circuit Enjoins Enforcement of Connecticut Law Prohibiting Auto Glass Insurers from Mentioning Their Own Affiliates Unless They Also Name a Competitor
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that a Connecticut law that prohibits insurance companies and claims administrators from mentioning their own affiliates with respect to glass claims unless they also name a competitor violated the First Amendment and could not be enforced. Read More

Automobile Insurance

Georgia Supreme Court Asked to Opine on UM Coverage in Case Involving Partial Sovereign Immunity of Alleged Tortfeasor
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has asked the Georgia Supreme Court to determine whether an insured party can recover under an uninsured-motorist insurance policy providing that the insurer will pay sums "the insured is legally entitled to recover as compensatory damages from the owner or driver of an uninsured motor vehicle" despite the partial sovereign immunity of the alleged tortfeasor. Read More

Claims Resolution
New Jersey Court Seeks to Accelerate Superstorm Sandy Cases
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey – where over 1,000 Superstorm Sandy-related cases are pending nearly two years after the October 2012 storm – has issued a standing order intending to accelerate resolution of the actions. Read More

Eye of the Experts
Defining Terms in an Insurance Policy Exclusion: What the "Eight Corners" Rule Does Not Require
This Eye on the Experts article focuses on a District of Columbia Superior Court decision that held that when an insurance contract's definitions of relevant terms brings a claim within the scope of an exclusion within the policies, it does not matter whether those same terms might mean something else in the context of a different case or a different contract. The contract definitions of the terms control. Read More

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In the States

Florida Insurance Regulator Approves Removal of Up to 427,584 More Policies from Citizens Property Insurance
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has approved the removal of up to an additional 425,357 personal residential policies and 2,227 commercial residential polices from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation by 14 insurance companies. Read More


Insurance Expert Appointed to Gibraltar Financial Services Commission
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has named Joe Perdoni to the role of Head of Prudential. Read More

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Sun Life Financial Expands Private Exchange Offerings through Liazon  Read More

Towers Watson Survey Shows Number of U.S. Drivers with Usage-Based Auto Insurance Programs Nearly Doubles 
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Stephen Postlewhite Is Named CEO of Aspen Re 
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Joshua Gold to Lead Anderson Kill's New Cyber Insurance Recovery Group 
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"Coverage for Product Recall Exposures" is Published in FC&S Legal's Flagship Publication, the Insurance Coverage Law Report Read More

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60px_newMeyerowitz Steven A. Meyerowitz, ESQ.
Director, FC&S Legal
60px_newSpears Victoria Prussen Spears, ESQ.
Associate Director, FC&S Legal
FC&S Legal Editorial Advisory Board
Mitchell J. Auslander, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Carrie Cope, Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C.
Anjali C. Das, Wilson Elser
John F. Finnegan, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Michele L. Jacobson, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Timothy P. Law, Reed Smith LLP
Donald S. Malecki, Malecki, Deimling, Nielander &
Associates, LLC
Cort T. Malone, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.
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
David D. Thamann, The National Underwriter Company

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