Insurance Law

Insurance Law

Insurance coverage denials not unusual when illegal behavior is alleged, but not proven

Labor & Employment

Suit targets Wal-Mart’s former policy barring insurance for same-sex spouses

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Business of Law

Lawyer’s idea spawns industry that finds successful accident plaintiffs to repay insurers

Insurance Law

Insurer sued over claim it refuses to cover disabled homeowners who have pit bulls as service dogs

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

Tort Law

Dad of hurt girl sues home insurer: House guest’s chain saw prank a foreseeable cause of truck crash

Trials & Litigation

Insurers seek $47M from 2 men convicted in airline billing-fraud scheme

Labor & Employment

Suit claims Farmers Insurance underpays female lawyers

Insurance Law

Don’t participate in employee wellness program? Penalty can’t be too harsh, EEOC says in draft rules

Trials & Litigation

Playboy suit says law firm tried $6M case instead of seeking settlement within insurance limits

Insurance Law

BigLaw partner wasn’t working during commute and isn’t covered by law firm insurance, court rules

Trials & Litigation

Reed Smith can’t arbitrate malpractice claim; ex-client, an attorney, didn’t sign required form

Consumer Law

Bank didn’t tell widow she had mortgage insurance, even as home foreclosed

Ethics

Cyber liability insurance is an increasingly popular, almost necessary choice for law firms

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon makes $947M offer to acquire major UK personal injury law firm

Business of Law

2nd name partner exits Nelson Brown for Goldberg Segalla, along with 6 more attorneys in NC office

Judiciary

Justice may be deposed in suit claiming State Farm orchestrated his election, judge rules

Trials & Litigation

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