After grand pronouncements in the insurance law arena, the Ninth Circuit takes it all back four months later, says Julia Molander of Meckler Bulger.
In approving the all-sums-with-stacking rule, the Supreme Court increased the defense funds available to the insured and liability of insurance companies, explain Orrick attorneys.
Small and large practices may be impacted by the health care reform as employers and insureds, explains Hilary Rowen of Sedgwick.
Failure by a neutral arbitrator to disclose details giving rise to an appearance of bias is cause to set aside the award, explains Gene Weisberg of Gladstone Michel.
A recent decision puts carriers between a rock and a hard place in pre-litigation settlements of wrongful death claims, explains Mitchell Tilner of Horvitz & Levy.
Following these guidelines early in the process may increase the chances of loss coverage, explains Erica Villanueva of Farella Braun & Martel.
Whether an injury to a fetus in utero is covered by workers' compensation is a live, but unresolved, issue for California practitioners, says T.J. Reichert of Meckler Bulger.
Technology violations and privacy breaches are becoming more common, requiring companies to mitigate the risk through coverage, explain Orrick attorneys.
Sedgwick's Alex Potente and Tyler C. Gerking of Farella debate whether after-acquired knowledge should be admitted in insurer's defense.
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