Insurance Law

Trials & Litigation

Gender bias is an issue in worker’s comp awards, some say; legislation proposed

Supreme Court Report

Although the ACA is 1,000 pages long, its future may depend on a single phrase

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS gets another look at the Affordable Care Act

Were Hurricane Sandy damage reports altered to reduce payments to homeowners? Hearing is this week

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer blamed for reversed verdict feels vindicated by appellate ruling that judge abused discretion

Insurance Law

Paying workers with health issues to get exchange-market insurance violates the law, feds say

Health Law

Unconscious woman with medical insurance is taken to out-of-network hospital, owes $50K

Evidence

Woman is in hot water over spilled-coffee claim against McDonald’s

Entertainment & Sports Law

Rolling Stones settle $12.7M insurance claim over shows canceled due to Jagger’s girlfriend’s death

Insurance Law

Is an Uber ride covered if an accident occurs? Insurance representatives are dubious

Civil Rights

Court rejects housing discrimination rule that relied on statistical analysis

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer takes plea in auto-insurance fraud scheme, gets probation

Trials & Litigation

DA: ‘Hit list’ shows inmate sought to kill 9 witnesses, suggesting methods and order of slayings

Health Law

New York Times article on hidden hospital costs sparks calls for change, suggestions for consumers

Criminal Justice

DA says smartphones should block texting behind wheel, wants insurance discounts for such devices

Business of Law

Hinshaw & Culbertson to acquire 45-attorney California firm

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader

Real Estate & Property Law

Former managing partner embezzled $30M from law firm and affiliated title company, suit says

Consumer Law

Louisiana suit claims State Farm emphasizes costs over safety with preferred auto repair shops

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 2 years for his role in stealing much of disabled client’s $500K settlement