669 ABA Journal Insurance Law articles.
Despite predictions made in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, lawsuits alleging that COVID-19 caused physical or economic harm were limited in 2020.
Jan 4, 2021 1:15 PM CST
A Florida insurance defense lawyer is accused of unprofessional conduct toward opposing attorneys and a litigant, including a threat to have an opposing counsel’s “rear end sanctioned” over objections made during a deposition.
Oct 21, 2020 12:36 PM CDT
Court decisions on "business interruption" coverage are so far favoring insurers as they fight claims for lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 2, 2020 1:11 PM CDT
The Hanover Insurance Group has refused to renew malpractice coverage for the lawyer representing the whistleblower whose complaint
led to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Aug 25, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
A settlement offer for one-tenth of the intended amount can be rescinded after it was mistakenly sent to an insurer by a lawyer’s paralegal, a Florida appeals court has ruled.
Aug 20, 2020 11:26 AM CDT
No crimes by prosecutors found in Jussie Smollett case
Special prosecutor Dan Webb has found “substantial abuses of discretion” but no criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who dropped charges against actor…
Aug 17, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is asking to be paid $185 million for representing insurers suing the federal government for compensation under the Affordable Care Act.
Aug 5, 2020 10:28 AM CDT
Some BigLaw firms will earn big bucks in retail bankruptcies
Several large law firms will likely earn millions of dollars representing retailers such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and J.C.…
Jul 7, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is arguing that the Affordable Care Act must be struck down in its entirety because of Congress’ decision to lower the tax penalty to zero for failure to carry health insurance.
Jun 29, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
Nearly 300 federal lawsuits filed in the months of March and April stem from the COVID-19 pandemic, a number that is likely to continue to expand.
May 28, 2020 2:57 PM CDT
Jenner & Block is sued in dispute over rent during pandemic
The Chicago landlord for Jenner & Block has filed a lawsuit alleging that the law firm owes more than…
May 27, 2020 2:09 PM CDT
Restaurants may often invest in substantial insurance coverage for their businesses, including purchasing “business interruption” coverage in case something beyond their control forces a shutdown of their operations. In mid-March, such an event happened: the coronavirus pandemic.
May 26, 2020 9:09 AM CDT
Wondering what kind of lawsuits are being filed in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic? A lawsuit tracker has the answer.
May 4, 2020 4:41 PM CDT
Insurers that lost money participating in the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplace have a right to reimbursement under the law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Apr 27, 2020 2:02 PM CDT
A federal judge in Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit contending that Allstate is trying to force him and his wife to leave the property that they rented after a fire destroyed their home, despite New York’s moratorium on evictions.
Apr 23, 2020 9:37 AM CDT
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