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NY Insurance Department D&O Opinion

The New York Insurance Department has issued an opinion (see here) requiring admitted Directors and Officers liability (D&O) insurance policies not have a provision placing a duty to defend on the insured. A D&O liability policy may not include a … Continue reading

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A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance

Machua Millett My recent post about wage and hour exposure and insurance triggered an email exchange with one of the blog’s readers, Machua Millett, who is the Chief Innovation Officer for the financial and professional unit (FINPRO) at Marsh.  The … Continue reading

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Status of a spouse named as the primary beneficiary of a life insurance policy or similar instrument in the event the marriage is terminated by divorce

Status of a spouse named as the primary beneficiary of a life insurance policy or similar instrument in the event the marriage is terminated by divorceSveen, et el v Melin, United State Supreme Court, 584 U.S. ___ (Decided June 11, … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Interprets the Health Parity Act in Favor of Insureds Seeking Health Insurance Benefits

Insurance companies often attempt to provide different levels of benefits for the treatment of physical injuries and mental health issues in the same policy.  Mental health parity describes the equal treatment of mental health conditions and non-mental health conditions in … Continue reading

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Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?

One of the hot topics in the litigation arena these day is the question of whether or not litigants should be obliged to disclose their litigation funding arrangements to opposing parties. Indeed, as discussed here, last month three U.S. senators … Continue reading

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