Insurance & Financial Services
36 ABA Journal Insurance & Financial Services articles.
Insurance adjuster didn’t turn off his audio before calling judge an ‘idiot’
A California judge was asking jurors to sit in socially distanced seats when an online voice could be heard on the courtroom speakers. Using the F-word, the person referred to the judge as an “idiot.”
May 5, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
Interested in infectious disease litigation? Before you accept a case, read this
When Davis M. Walsh and Samuel L. Tarry began assembling Infectious Disease Litigation: Science, Law, and Procedure, they had no idea a pandemic was soon going to make the topic more relevant than ever.
Mar 10, 2021 12:10 PM CST
Mar 4, 2021 9:54 AM CST
While many Americans remain jobless, some companies have increased their collection efforts on old debt as they grapple with less revenue amid the sluggish economy. But with government offices and courts closed, it’s hard for attorneys to move cases along.
Mar 2, 2021 12:52 PM CST
Dec 2, 2020 11:33 AM CST
Former general counsel of LeClairRyan agrees to disbarment
Bruce Matson, the former general counsel of the disbanded law firm LeClairRyan, has been disbarred in Virginia after he was accused of misappropriating money from a bankruptcy trust account.
Nov 19, 2020 3:18 PM CST
Judge orders postal sweep for undelivered ballots
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep 12 key postal districts for undelivered ballots…
Nov 3, 2020 3:45 PM CST
Lawyer accused of threat to have opposing counsel’s ‘rear end sanctioned’ faces ethics complaint
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
Oct 8, 2020 10:41 AM CDT
Overbilling suit alleges K&L Gates used these techniques to increase fees
An overbilling lawsuit filed against K&L Gates on Monday alleges the law firm used multiple techniques to increase its fees fraudulently while representing a company in a suit over a failed lease agreement.
Aug 26, 2020 11:48 AM CDT
Aug 25, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
No takebacks? Settlement offer missing a zero can be withdrawn, appeals court says
A settlement offer for one-tenth of the intended amount can be rescinded after it was mistakenly sent to an insurer by a lawyer’s paralegal, a Florida appeals court has ruled.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
Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies, office visitors
Marion County, Florida, Sheriff Billy Woods has banned face masks for his deputies and visitors to his offices. Woods made some exceptions…
Aug 13, 2020 4:33 PM CDT
Quinn Emanuel seeks fee amounting to $18,500 per hour; will judge approve it?
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
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