Tag Archives: Breach

Bad Faith Without Breach of Contract? Indiana Supreme Court Says the Duty of Good Faith Includes the Manner of Handling the Claim

Insurance policies contain words that become ambiguous as technology and building practices change, causing good faith disputes over coverage to arise. While a good faith dispute over coverage does not constitute bad faith, one court suggested that an insurance company … Continue reading

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TRICARE breach: A

TRICARE breach: A contractor, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) lost a bunch of backup tapes when they were stolen from an employees car while in transit, says BNA (subscription required). Apparently the data is hard to access, but not encrypted. … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules that Plaintiff Stated a Claim for Breach of Duty of Loyalty in Wake of Shareholder Negative Say-on-Pay Vote

In the wake of a negative shareholder advisory vote on a company's executive compensation package, a federal judge ruled that company shareholders adequately stated a claim for breach of the duty of loyalty against the company's board of directors for … Continue reading

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Medical Privacy Breach Exposes Confidential Information of 20,000 Emergency Room Patients

Illinois medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins are warning of a major privacy breach that recently occurred at a prestigious California hospital, compromising the confidential data of more than 20,000 emergency room patients. Private information regarding patients' names, discharge … Continue reading

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Variety is the Spice of Life, at Least to Avoid Fiduciary Breach Claims

Are your 401(k) fees too high? Are you breaching your fiduciary duty? No question that this "fee" issue is becoming an increasingly hot topic, so let's take a look at the Third Circuit's decision in Renfro v. Unisys Corp. that … Continue reading

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