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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Wednesday, January 4, 2017  

Industry news, expert analysis, and daily updates on the most significant insurance coverage legal developments—from the insurance and legal experts of The National Underwriter Company.


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Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for December
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for December 2016. Read More

Knocked Out: Why Judd Apatow's Insurance Coverage Suit Was Dismissed
A federal district court in California has dismissed an insurance coverage lawsuit filed by Judd Apatow against his insurance company because it had not been filed in federal court within the one-year period required by his flood insurance policy and federal law. Read More

Homeowners Insurance
A "Negligent" Assault? Despite "Artful Pleading," Pennsylvania Federal Court Rejects Coverage Bid
A federal district court in Pennsylvania has ruled that an insured was not entitled to defense and indemnification for a lawsuit that alleged an intentional assault, notwithstanding the underlying plaintiff's use of "artful pleading" to assert a claim sounding in negligence. Read More

Case Study
How to Get Policy Premiums, Uninsured Motorist Benefits, and Unpaid Excess Medical Bills into Evidence
A federal district court in Pennsylvania has rejected an insurance company's efforts to preclude evidence of insurance policy premiums, uninsured motorist benefits, and unpaid excess medical bills from being admitted at an insurance coverage trial. Read More

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New York Prohibits Insurers from Denying Crime Coverage to Businesses Hiring Ex-Cons
New York's insurance regulator, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS"), has issued a new regulation prohibiting insurance companies from refusing to provide commercial crime insurance coverage to New York businesses that employ people with criminal convictions. Read More

New York Revises Cybersecurity Regulation and Delays Implementation to March 1
The New York Department of Financial Services has revised its proposed cybersecurity regulation for insurance companies and other financial institutions and has delayed its implementation until March 1. Read More

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Aspen Appoints Richard Thornton as Group Chief Operating Officer  Read More

Lemonade Insurance Company Files for Licenses in 46 States  
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Swiss Re Adopts Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Recommendations  
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1347 Property Insurance Holdings Claims "Significant Progress" on Strategic Review Process, Replaces Board Member  
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William Gausewitz Expands Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice in California  
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Director, FC&S Legal
60px_newSpears Victoria Prussen Spears, ESQ.
Associate Director, FC&S Legal
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Mitchell J. Auslander, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Carrie Cope, Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C.
Anjali C. Das, Wilson Elser
John F. Finnegan, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Michele L. Jacobson, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Timothy P. Law, Reed Smith LLP
Cort T. Malone, Anderson Kill, P.C.
Richard D. Milone, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Joseph P. Monteleone, Rivkin Radler LLP
Anne M. Murray, Rivkin Radler LLP
Jerold Oshinsky, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
Seth B. Schafler, Proskauer Rose LLP
Thomas F. Segalla, Goldberg Segalla
David D. Thamann, The National Underwriter Company

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