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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Wednesday, November 16, 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.


Automobile Insurance
Also Not a Car: A Scissor Lift. And, Also No Coverage.
Just a day after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed that an insurance policy excluded a box truck from the definition of "auto," precluding coverage, a federal district court in Missouri has reached the same result with respect to a different item. Read More

Errors & Omissions
Claim That Real Estate Agency Made Fraudulent Representations to Sell Home Was Not Covered by Its Insurance Policy, Indiana Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Indiana, reversing a trial court's decision, has ruled that an errors and omissions insurance policy issued to a real estate agency did not cover a claim that the agency had intentionally made fraudulent representations to sell a home. Read More

Automobile Insurance
Rental Car Company's Employee's Affidavit Should Not Have Been Allowed Into Evidence to Establish Driver's Insured Status, Louisiana Appeals Court Rules
An appellate court in Louisiana has ruled that a trial court should not have allowed an affidavit from a rental car company's employee into evidence to establish the insured status of the driver of the rental car. Read More

Life Insurance
Employee's Obituary Helped Doom Claim That He Was Insured under Employer's Group Life Plan at His Death
A federal district court in Ohio has upheld an insurance company's decision, relying in part on a published obituary, that a participant in a company's group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance plan was no longer an active employee of the company at the time of his death and, as a consequence, that the insurer was not required to pay death benefits to his beneficiaries. Read More

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International Insurance Association Honors Former Florida Insurance Regulator
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors has recognized Florida' former insurance commissioner, Kevin M. McCarty, for his service to international insurance regulation. Read More

Insurance Fraud
New York Attorney Among Those Charged with Medicaid Fraud  
Anthony Cornachio, a 74 year old attorney from Long Island, New York, has been charged with Medicaid fraud. Read More

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FC&S Legal Publishes "When a Workers' Comp Case Turns Into a Minefield of Litigation" Read More

Emergency Physicians Urge President-Elect Trump to Address Insurance Coverage Gaps Faced by Emergency Patients 
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Heather Masterson Appointed President and CEO of Travelers Canada 
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Argo Group Agrees to Acquire Ariel Re 
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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Launches Employment Practices Liability Insurance  
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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
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