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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Friday, April 7, 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.


Automobile Insurance
Even If State Farm Wasn't "Like a Good Neighbor," Insured Couldn't Sue for Fraud, 11th Circuit Rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that an insurer's advertising slogan — "like a good neighbor, State Farm is there" — was "puffery" and an insured could not claim that it amounted to a misrepresentation of material fact sufficient to support a fraud claim against the insurer. Read More

Commercial General Liability
SIR Endorsement Altered Insurer's Obligations to Additional Insured as Well as to Named Insured, Indiana Appeals Court Says in Case of First Impression
An Indiana appellate court, in a case of first impression, has ruled that a self-insured retention endorsement to a commercial general liability insurance policy required the named insured to satisfy the amount of the endorsement, whether on its own behalf or on behalf of an additional insured, before the additional insured could seek to enforce the policy against the insurer.  Read More

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Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for March
Here are the Top 10 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments from FC&S Legal for March 2017. Read More

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10 Top "Trial Strategy" Articles from FC&S Legal
Here are 10 Top "Trial Strategy" articles published in the Case Law Developments column of FC&S Legal. Read More

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Automobile Insurance

Governors Highway Safety Association Projects Pedestrian Fatalities to Surge 11 Percent
The Governors Highway Safety Association is projecting an 11 percent increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. Read More

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Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments from FC&S Legal for March
Here are the Top 10 Legislative/Regulatory Developments from FC&S Legal for March. Read More

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FC&S Legal Webinar: Cyber Insurance: Protecting Against Cyber-Related Losses  Read More

Rising Flood Insurance Costs a Growing Burden to N.Y. City Communities and Homeowners, RAND Report Says  
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Businesses Face Rising Losses from Cyber, Environmental, Product Defect, and Recall Risks, According to Allianz Report  
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Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Attracted Almost Half of InsurTech Funding Globally in 2016, Accenture Research Finds  
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Top 10 Industry News Developments from FC&S Legal for March  
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Director, FC&S Legal
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