Tag Archives: Direct

An FAQ on the State of Direct Procurement Insurance

Zachary Lerner, a Partner in Locke Lord’s New York office and member of the Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group, wrote a Law360 article “An FAQ on the State of Direct Procurement Insurance,” which outlines common questions people unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Direct Primary Cult? A Reality Check

In which its adherents fall into the same trap as those who conflate health insurance and health care.Look, I have long been a fan of the Direct Primary Care (DPC) model: in fact, we were among the first to interview … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Court Bars Direct Claim Against Insurers of Alleged Tortfeasor

Edward O. Mazzaferro Jr. In a recent decision, the Rhode Island Superior Court ruled that claims brought against a dissolved entity’s insurers are barred pursuant to R.I. General Laws § 27-7-2.  This statute bars direct actions against insurers of alleged … Continue reading

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Anti-Choice Politicians Are Taking Direct Aim at Roe v. Wade

Ohio is trying to ban abortion, and it won’t be the last state to do so. Anti-abortion politicians wasted no time going after Roe v. Wade after the midterm elections. Last week, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a ban on … Continue reading

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literal falsity still needs to be material, and court wants a survey or other direct evidence thereof

LivePerson, Inc. v. [24]7.AI, Inc., 2018 WL 5849025, No. 17-cv-01268-JST (N.D. Cal. Oct. 26, 2018)LivePerson “provides online chat engagement services through a digital platform that it sells to website operators.” That is, it helps websites provide real-time text-based communications with … Continue reading

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