• High Risk of Ransomware Attacks During Tokyo Olympics

    High Risk of Ransomware Attacks During Tokyo Olympics The five-ring symbol of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: simpletun/Shutterstock) It might be assumed that with the ban on physical spectators at the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics , the level of risk stemming from this global event —...

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  • 2021 Wildfires and Insurance in California

    2021 Wildfires and Insurance in California California regularly looks out for its insurance consumers. In past wildfire seasons the insurance department has asked carriers to expedite claims handling, advance additional living expense payments, waive certain inventory requirements and other...

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  • Couple Faces Manslaughter Charges for Allegedly Igniting Fire

    Couple Faces Manslaughter Charges for Allegedly Igniting Fire In this Sept. 5, 2020, photo, a helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif. A couple's plan to reveal their baby's gender at a party went up in smoke at El Rancho Dorado Park in Yucaipa when a pyrotechnical...

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  • J&J Held in Contempt of Court After Witness Fails to Appear in Talc Trial

    J&J Held in Contempt of Court After Witness Fails to Appear in Talc Trial Johnson & Johnson company logo on headquarters building May 12, 2018, in Prague, Czech Republic. Credit: josefkubes/Shutterstock.com A judge held Johnson & Johnson in contempt of court Monday after one of its witnesses...

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  • Insurance Coverage for Entity Investigations

    Insurance Coverage for Entity Investigations (L-R)Courtney Horrigan, Dominic Rupprecht and Zachary Roman of Reed Smith. Courtesy photos The costs of responding to a government subpoena or investigative demand can be substantial. The broadly worded demands for information or testimony typically...

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  • Aon, WTW Deal Crumbles

    Aon, WTW Deal Crumbles "Despite regulatory momentum around the world, including the recent approval of our combination by the European Commission, we reached an impasse with the U.S. Department of Justice," Aon CEO Greg Case said in a release. (Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock.com) Aon and...

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  • Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: July 27, 2021

    Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: July 27, 2021 Insurance technology news from Talage, Roost, Evolve MGA and more. (Credit: Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock) Talage partnered with Cowbell Cyber , a provider of next-generation cyber insurance for commercial businesses, to allow appointed agents...

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  • Free Webinar: Condominium Insurance

    Free Webinar: Condominium Insurance With the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, questions have arisen as to who insures such properties. When are buildings an individual unit owner's responsibility to insure, and when are buildings the...

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  • Georgia Court of Appeals to Resume In-Person Oral Arguments in September

    Georgia Court of Appeals to Resume In-Person Oral Arguments in September Georgia Court of Appeals courtroom. Photo: John Disney/ALM The countdown is on for attorneys eager to don their professional wear and argue before an appellate panel. Come September, oral arguments are slated to resume...

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  • The WFH Impact on the Cyber Insurance Market

    The WFH Impact on the Cyber Insurance Market There has been plenty of news over the last year about how COVID-19 has accelerated problems in workers' compensation and other standard lines of insurance, but one of the most significant pandemic-related challenges has been an increasing number of...

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  • 'Arrogant' and 'Tone Deaf': Morgan Stanley CLO WFH Stance Draws Ire

    'Arrogant' and 'Tone Deaf': Morgan Stanley CLO WFH Stance Draws Ire Credit: AdobeStock Morgan Stanley's chief legal officer's call for  lawyers to return to their offices  has provoked a strong reaction from European and U.K. lawyers, with some in the market describing it as "arrogant"...

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