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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Monday, September 19, 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.


Workers Compensation
Idaho Supreme: Firefighter Failed to Prove That His Occupation Had Caused Him to Develop Lung Cancer
The Idaho Supreme Court has affirmed a decision of the Idaho Industrial Commission that a firefighter who developed, and then died from, lung cancer was not entitled to workers compensation and death benefits because he had not demonstrated that his occupation had caused him to develop cancer. Read More

Workers Compensation
Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down Workers Comp "Opt Out" Act
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that the Oklahoma law permitting employers to opt out of the state's workers compensation system was unconstitutional. Read More

Employee Benefits
Wyoming Supreme: Serious or Repeated Negligence Could Be Misconduct under Unemployment Insurance Law
The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled that serious or repeated negligence could qualify as misconduct under Wyoming's unemployment insurance law. Read More

Verdicts & Settlements
Injured Driver Settles Bad Faith Claim Against His UIM Insurer for $125,000
An Illinois driver has settled a bad faith claim against his own insurance company for $125,000 after receiving $100,000 in uninsured motorist benefits from that insurer. Read More

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In the States

New York Proposes Cybersecurity Regulation for Insurers
The New York State Department of Financial Services has proposed a regulation requiring insurance companies and other financial services institutions to establish and maintain a cybersecurity program "designed to protect consumers and ensure the safety and soundness of New York State's financial services industry." Read More

Federal Actions
Regions Bank to Pay $52.4 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability Arising from FHA-Insured Mortgage Lending
Regions Bank has agreed to pay $52.4 million to the United States to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that did not meet applicable requirements. Read More

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FC&S Legal Publishes "Five Keys to Understanding and Securing Cyber Insurance"  Read More

Louisiana Floods to Cost U.S. Economy More Than $10 Billion, According to Aon Catastrophe  
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Jon Hancock to Become Lloyd's Director of Performance Management  
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Generali and Progressive Enter Telematics R&D Agreement  
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QBE North America Appoints Jonathon Fanti Senior Vice President and Underwriting Leader of Public Company Management Liability  
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