• New Millennium Med. Imaging PC v. Repwest Ins. Co.

    Publication Date: 2021-07-28
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation
    Court: Appellate Term, Second Department, 2nd, 11th & 13th Judicial Districts
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Damin J. Toell of counsel, The Rybak Firm, PLLC.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Jennifer M. Jordan and Matthew Sarles of counsel, Bryan Cave, LLP.

    Case Number: 2020-243KC

    Order Reversed, Granting Insurer Summary Judgment Dismissal Based on Res Judicata

  • December 29, 2020 | Law.com

    Lawsuits Filed in 2020 Over COVID-19 Were Diverse, but Limited

    Most pandemic lawsuits targeted specific industries, such as nursing homes, cruise ships, universities and insurance firms. For 2021, lawyers expect to see more lawsuits against insurance firms over business interruption claims, and possibly employment class actions focused on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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  • Dane v. UnitedHealthCare Ins. Co.

    Publication Date: 2020-09-16
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Insurance Law | Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Susan K. Alexander, Stuart A. Davidson, Christopher C. Gold, and Dorothy P. Antullis, on the brief, Andrew S. Love, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, San Francisco, California and Boca Raton, Florida, and Sean K. Collins, Law Offices of Sean K. Collins, Boston, Massachusetts.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees United HealthCare Insurance Company and UnitedHealth Group, Inc.: Brian D. Boyle, Samantha M. Goldstein, and Jennifer B. Sokoler, on the brief, Meaghan Vergow, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, D.C. and New York, New York. For Defendants-Appellees AARP, Inc., AARP Services, Inc., and AARP Insurance Plan: Jeffrey S. Russell, Noah M. Weissman, and Alec Winfield Farr, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, St. Louis, Missouri, New York, New York and Washington, D.C., and James T. Shearin, Pullman & Comley, LLC, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 19-2330-cv

    Medigap Insured Fails to Allege Unlawful Rebate Over Royalty Fee to AARP

  • September 5, 2019 | The Recorder

    Fenwick & West, Orrick Bolster Santa Monica Outposts With Local Hires

    Continuing their growth in the Silicon Beach tech hub, two Silicon Valley firms, Fenwick & West and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, have each added a partner to their Santa Monica offices.

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  • June 24, 2019 | Litigation Daily

    Daily Dicta: Quinn Team Bests Morgan Lewis in Delaware Fight over Worst (Non-Lawyer) Lateral Acquisition Ever

    If lawyers want to leave one firm for another, and their clients want to follow, well, that's life. Count yourselves lucky. Because wow, things are brutal in the insurance brokerage industry.

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  • First Acceptance Insurance Company of Georgia, Inc. v. Hughes

    Publication Date: 2019-04-23
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Stephen Berry, Robin N. Johnson, (Dentons US LLP), Atlanta, Kyle G.A. Wallace, Cari Katrice Dawson, Andrew Jacob Tuck, (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brandon Graham Cathey, Brent Gavin Steinberg, (Swope Rodante P.A.), Tampa, for appellee. David Marlow Atkinson Jonathan J. Kandelm, Pamela Newsom Lee, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP), Atlanta, Sarah Brown Akins, (Ellis Painter Ratterree & Adams LLP), Savannah, Martin Adam Levinson, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP), Atlanta, Garret Warrington Meader, (Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP), Brunswick, Hall F. McKinley, III, (Drew, Eckl & Farnham, LLP), Atlanta, Duke Riley Groover, Lee Malcolm Gillis, Jr., Rachel Rozier Turnbull, (James Bates Brannan Groover LLP), Macon, Leah Ward Sears, Edward H. Wasmuth, Jr., (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta, William V. Custer, IV, Christian James Bromley, (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP), Atlanta, Ean Kade Cullefer, (Georgia Chamber of Commerce), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellant. Adanna Urunwa Ugwonali, (Ugwonali Law Group), Sandy Springs, for Amicus Appellee.

    Case Number: S18G0517

    Court Rejects Court of Appeals Decision That Reversed Grant of Summary Judgment to Insurer Where Third Party Made Open Settlement Offer, Offer Was Rescinded Before Acceptance by Insurer, and Insured Brought Failure-To-Settle Claim

  • June 28, 2018 | Daily Report Online

    Hall Booth's Shannon Opens Atlanta Office for Wheeler Trigg

    Bobby Shannon joined the Denver-based litigation boutique after a dual career at Hall Booth and as a major general in the Air Force Reserve.

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  • July 7, 2017 | Daily Report Online

    Rejecting 'Set-Up' Claim, 11th Circuit Affirms $8M Award Against Nationwide

    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a more than $8.2 million judgment against Nationwide Insurance in a contentious and closely-watched traffic fatality case.

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  • May 15, 2017 | The American Lawyer

    Will Ransomware Attack Make Law Firms 'WannaCry'?

    Amid a massive, worldwide ransomware attack, a leading firm in Rhode Island has sued its insurer over a similar cyber assault that it claims cost it $700,000 in lost billings. Providence-based Moses

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  • May 15, 2017 | The American Lawyer

    Will Ransomware Attack Make Law Firms 'WannaCry'?

    Amid a massive, worldwide ransomware attack, a leading firm in Rhode Island has sued its insurer over a similar cyber assault that it claims cost it $700,000 in lost billings. Providence-based Moses Afonso Ryan is representing itself in a suit filed last week against Sentinel Insurance Co.

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  • June 3, 2016 | Legal Times

    Morning Wrap: Trump Escalates Attack on Judge | Don Verrilli Hangs Up His Morning Coat

    ‘Absolute conflict’: Donald Trump on Thursday escalated his criticism of U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, saying his “Mexican heritage”

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