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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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.


Eye on the Experts
Insurance Carriers May Be Held Accountable for their Agents’ Wrongful Acts
A pro-policyholder decision by the Washington Supreme Court confirms that insurance carriers will be responsible for their statutory agents’ errors, Lowndes Christopher Quinlan writes. Read More

Eye on the Experts

How to Secure Data Breach Coverage
In this article, the author offers five tips to help organizations secure data breach coverage. Read More

Eye on the Experts
Legal Expenses Insurance: Insured’s Right to Choose Own Lawyer
The authors examine a case that reinforces the approach that has developed in the United Kingdom that freedom of choice of a lawyer cannot simply be blanket barred by legal expenses insurers. Read More

Eye on the Experts
Temporary Insurance Applications and Agreements: The Impact of Material Misrepresentations in Life Insurance Applications on Coverage
Insurers would benefit from including language in the conditional receipt or temporary insurance application and agreement that incorporates information that the applicant provides in the separate application for life insurance, the author suggests. Read More

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Insurance Fraud

Husband and Wife Who Ran N.J. Insurance Brokerage Firm Plead Guilty to Stealing More than $770,000 from Seven Insurers
A central New Jersey husband and wife who ran a now-defunct insurance brokerage firm have pleaded guilty to their roles in a scheme to steal more than $770,000 by failing to remit insurance premiums to seven insurance companies. Read More

Insurance Fraud

Five Charged in Alleged Southwest Florida Accident Fraud Ring
Five people have been arrested in Florida and charged with being involved in a fraudulent accident clinic in Fort Myers and Port Charlotte. Read More

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Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company Appoints Arun Chanana Vice President of Programs Read More

FINMA Investigation Finds No “Undue Pressure” on Deceased Zurich CFO Pierre Wauthier
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Chubb Survey Finds Privately Held Companies Lack a Strong Defense Against Litigation and Government Fines
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Munich Re Finds Positive Economic Effect of Insurance Against Natural Catastrophes, Particularly in Emerging Countries
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TRIA Expiration has Risk Professionals Bracing for Decreased Terrorism Coverage Limits
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Director, FC&S Legal
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60px_newSpears Victoria Prussen Spears, ESQ.
Associate Director, FC&S Legal
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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, Tressler 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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