685 ABA Journal Insurance Law articles.
A Chicago lawyer sought compensation for “future pain and physical limitations” in settlement negotiations for a client who had already died, according to an ethics complaint.
May 11, 2022 12:10 PM CDT
A state court judge in New York City has held former President Donald Trump in civil contempt and ordered him to pay $10,000 per day until he turns over subpoenaed documents or takes other steps to show that they don't exist.
Apr 25, 2022 1:11 PM CDT
The top state courts in Iowa and Massachusetts have ruled that restaurants can’t recover COVID-19 shutdown losses from "business interruption" policies.
Apr 25, 2022 10:01 AM CDT
A state court judge in Georgia has refused to toss a $13 billion lawsuit alleging that Baker Donelsen and American Family Insurance conspired to spy on a litigant with illegally placed electronic devices.
Apr 20, 2022 3:52 PM CDT
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleges in a lawsuit that a Las Vegas lawyer and his law firm were involved in a $449 million Ponzi scheme that sold investments in fictitious insurance tort settlements.
Apr 14, 2022 11:45 AM CDT
Some boutique law firms are matching or even surpassing BigLaw’s year-end associate bonus scale of up to $115,000 for the most senior associates.
Dec 14, 2021 9:48 AM CST
A car owner and his sexual partner can’t keep their names secret in litigation over their claim that GEICO’s auto and umbrella policies cover damages for a sexually transmitted disease contracted during sex in the insured car.
Oct 5, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
A shutdown order that barred in-person dining was not a direct physical loss or damage to property covered by a "business interruption" insurance policy, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 24, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
Lateral hiring for associates increased in nearly all practice groups in the first quarter of 2021, with data privacy, entertainment and media and insurance practices showing the most activity, according to a legal data company.
Jul 16, 2021 11:35 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Williams & Connolly staff member wasn’t entitled to collect disability insurance for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder that she largely blamed on her work environment.
Jul 9, 2021 9:44 AM CDT
An Iowa dental clinic can’t recover for COVID-19 "business interruption" losses under an insurance policy that covers "accidental physical loss or accidental physical damage," a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jul 6, 2021 3:14 PM CDT
A Florida judge on Friday appointed an Akerman partner as a receiver to handle financial matters for the Champlain Towers South condo association in litigation over the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
Jul 6, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
As lawyers, many of us either fight insurance companies or represent them. Sue or defend, we are all connected with insurance by buying it. When did the concept of insurance start?
May 12, 2021 12:52 PM CDT
The court overseeing the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case has appointed an examiner to review fees that have become a point of contention.
May 12, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
Federal judge warns of trying Capitol riot case in media
U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta of the District of Columbia on Tuesday warned prosecutors about trying a U.S. Capitol riot…
Mar 24, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
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