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LL Surplus Lines Series (Entry 6): Texas Legislature Considers Bills Clarifying Availability of Wind/Hail Cover from Surplus Lines Carriers

Texas’ legislature is considering bills that would amend Texas’ insurance code to clarify that eligible surplus lines insurers may offer windstorm and hail insurance in areas already served by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (“TWIA”). H.B. 1940 was reported favorably … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Section 11 Claims May Remain in State Court; How Will Companies and D&O Carriers Respond?

As I noted at the time (here), on December 19, 2018, Delaware Vice Chancellor Later held that under Delaware law, a corporate charter provision specifying that liability actions under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1934 must be brought … Continue reading

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T-Mobile lied to the FCC about its 4G coverage, small carriers say

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) T-Mobile lied to the Federal Communications Commission about the extent of its 4G LTE coverage, according to a trade group that represents rural wireless providers. T-Mobile claimed—under penalty of perjury—to have coverage in areas where it … Continue reading

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Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Carrier’s Obligation to Pay Medical Expenses Despite Drug/Alcohol Impairment Defense

Under Florida law, if a workplace injury was occasioned primarily by the influence of alcohol or drugs, workers’ compensation benefits can be denied. Section 440.09(3), Florida Statutes (2018) (Interestingly, while this section provides that “Compensation is not payable,” with section … Continue reading

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AT&T to smaller carriers: buy our spectrum (and save our T-Mobile merger)

It appears that AT&T's $39 billion bid to purchase T-Mobile may have moved into the desperation phase of the transaction. Bloomberg reports that AT&T is now asking MetroPCS and Leap Wireless whether they'd like to buy any of the larger … Continue reading

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