Insurance & Financial Services
49 ABA Journal Insurance & Financial Services articles.
Nine elite universities sometimes consider applicants’ ability to pay tuition during the admissions process, which means that the schools should not be entitled to an antitrust exemption that allows them to collaborate on financial aid formulas, a federal lawsuit has alleged.
Jan 11, 2022 3:15 PM CST
A federal judge in Virginia said in a recusal hearing last week that it was “almost insane” to assert that his wife’s $22,000 holding in Amazon.com Inc. stock affected his decisions in a case involving the company.
Jan 10, 2022 11:16 AM CST
The former legal chief for Farmers Insurance was awarded $150 million in punitive damages Thursday in a wrongful termination lawsuit claiming that he was wrongly blamed for a sex-bias suit filed by female attorneys.
Dec 20, 2021 8:58 AM CST
The former general counsel of the defunct law firm LeClairRyan
was sentenced to 44 months in prison in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday for lying to the U.S. Trustee Program while trying to thwart an investigation into his embezzlement of more than $4 million.
Nov 23, 2021 10:02 AM CST
People with jobs that qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program can now get credits from previously ineligible loan plans, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday.
Oct 7, 2021 12:06 PM CDT
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
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a First Amendment challenge to a campaign finance law that restricts repayment of candidates’ personal loans to their campaigns.
Oct 4, 2021 9:41 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
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
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
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