Tag Archives: Policy

It’s When the Alleged Harm, Not the Alleged Negligence, Occurs that Triggers Coverage Under an Occurrence-Based Business Liability Policy

CGL – TRIGGER OF COVERAGE – OCCURRENCE – EMOTIONAL DISTRESS CLAIMS Empire State Shipping Serv., Ltd. v Hanover Ins. Co. (1st Dept., decided 11/1/2011) Interesting trigger of coverage case. The insured plaintiff allegedly mishandled a corpse, but the deceased’s mother … Continue reading

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Kiwi Surprise: D&O Insurance Defense Cost Protection Unavailable When Prospective Claims Exceed Policy Limits

One of the primary purposes for which policyholders purchase D&O insurance is to provide directors and officers with defense cost protection in the event claims are made against them. However, a September 15, 2011 decision by a justice of the … Continue reading

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Why a Life Insurance Policy is Important?

A specific chill is certainly felt when people are talking about death. There is no doubt that everyone has to die, therefore it is not death itself that people are bothered about, but in fact the loved ones they are … Continue reading

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Fundmental differences and an underlying similarity in space policy

For over a year and a half the space community has debated what the future of NASA's human spaceflight program should be, after the Obama Administration announced plans to cancel Constellation and focus more on technology development and commercial crew … Continue reading

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Law & Policy Compilations

The web page for UNHCR's Policy Development and Evaluation Section (PDES) now offers access to a collection of "UNHCR policy statements on key global and thematic issues." A few other compilations/compendia recently made available include: International Legal Frameworks for Humanitarian … Continue reading

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