• A New Kind of Storm: Atmospheric Rivers

    A New Kind of Storm: Atmospheric Rivers Original 2019 Meteorologists nationwide have decided to begin rating atmospheric rivers (AR), storms that have the potential for millions of dollars in losses and severe flooding. However, what exactly is an atmospheric river? It's a long, narrow river of...

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  • Insurer Sees COVID-19 Hitting People With Life Insurance Harder

    Insurer Sees COVID-19 Hitting People With Life Insurance Harder Globe Life says it's seeing what federal government COVID-19 trackers are seeing: The pandemic is hitting the kinds of working-age people who are likely to have life insurance harder . Globe Life — a life insurer that focuses on...

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  • Insurance Coverage Q&A: Body Shop Damages Customer Auto

    Insurance Coverage Q&A: Body Shop Damages Customer Auto The insured is a body shop, who happens to be repairing a customer auto. While having the care, custody and control of a client's car, an employee collided the car with a wall through carelessness and negligence. The body shop has a...

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  • Amazon Wins in Yet Another Third-Party Products Liability Dispute

    Amazon Wins in Yet Another Third-Party Products Liability Dispute A remote control with a button battery. Photo: jeab05/Shutterstock.com After Texas' high court said Amazon isn't a "seller" under Texas law, it took only four days for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to order the...

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  • COVID Presumptions Continue to Impact Workers' Comp

    COVID Presumptions Continue to Impact Workers' Comp "While many of the bills we monitored in 2020 focused on establishing presumptions that were applicable primarily to first responders and/or healthcare workers, several of the current legislative proposals establish presumptions for additional...

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    Section 337 Investigations: Unfair Trade Practice Litigation Before the ITC

    Authors: Michael G. McManus, Rodney R. Sweetland, III

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  • March Madness Insurance

    March Madness Insurance   For some, the period of time between Thanksgiving and New Year's is the most wonderful time of the year. For others, it's college basketball season. The annual NCAA tournament brings in the usual risks associated with college-level sporting events, but some of...

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  • Peloton Recalls Bike Pedals After Breakage, Injury Reports

    Peloton Recalls Bike Pedals After Breakage, Injury Reports Companies typically face a wide range of expenses in the event of a recall. Primary costs include notifying customers, which could involve placing advertisements or sending letters, and shipping for recalled items and replacement...

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  • Personal Property of Others in Comparison with Bailees Coverage

    Personal Property of Others in Comparison with Bailees Coverage What is the difference in coverage between personal property of others and a bailees form? If I insure a small art framing shop that has $10,000 of customers goods, I would use a bailee form but I'm not sure why. Connecticut...

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  • Valued Policy Laws - State Summary

    Valued Policy Laws - State Summary Subject Property, Perils, and Special Provisions Summary: This discussion provides a summary of the provisions of the valued policy laws of those states that currently have such laws. The section number of the state statute (usually the insurance code)...

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  • New Data Shows the Third COVID-19 Wave Has Arrived

    New Data Shows the Third COVID-19 Wave Has Arrived This CDC chart shows that COVID-19 and look-alike illnesses are still causing a high percentage of U.S. deaths. (Photo: CDC) The third wave of COVID-19 cases appears to be starting to fill hospital beds in the Dakotas, Mississippi, Montana and...

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  • Major Insurer Stops Selling Pandemic Coverage

    Major Insurer Stops Selling Pandemic Coverage Munich Reinsurance Co., based out of Germany, has stopped selling pandemic business insurance coverage after it reportedly took a $1.8 billion (€1.5 billion) hit in the first half of 2020 due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, according to Verdict....

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