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Insurance Coverage in the Absence of Property Damage

Insurance Coverage in the Absence of Property Damage

Some property insurance policies provide coverage for losses of business income even when there is no property damage at all.

 
How the New SEC Settlement Policy Affects Your D&O Coverage

How the New SEC Settlement Policy Affects Your D&O Coverage

A new SEC policy regarding admission of allegations could raise important issues for D&O liability policyholders.

 
Property Insurance and Disaster Recovery

Property Insurance and Disaster Recovery

Developing a disaster recovery plan and assembling a team to implement that plan, before a loss occurs, is invaluable.

 
More Courts Discouraging Policyholder Settlements in Excess Claims Cases

More Courts Discouraging Policyholder Settlements in Excess Claims Cases

Recent court decisions have gone against long-standing case law regarding excess insurance claims recovery.

 
Three Ways to Stay Ahead of the SEC Cyberthreat Disclosure Mandate

Three Ways to Stay Ahead of the SEC Cyberthreat Disclosure Mandate

The SEC is now mandating companies to disclose their cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Here are three ways to stay out of related disputes.

 
Buying the Right Employment Practices Liability Insurance Policy

Buying the Right Employment Practices Liability Insurance Policy

As the economy struggles to rebound from recession, employment-related lawsuits are rising at an alarming rate.

 
Accessing Your Excess Insurance

Accessing Your Excess Insurance

Know the terms of your excess insurance policy.

 
How the Other Coverages Exclusion Can Cost You Millions

How the Other Coverages Exclusion Can Cost You Millions

The “other coverages” exclusion can sometimes lead to expensive claim disputes.

 
Insurance Coverage vs. Indemnification Obligations

Insurance Coverage vs. Indemnification Obligations

What to do if your insurer attempts to convert its primary insurance coverage policy to an excess insurance policy.

 
Declining Asset Values and Fidelity Insurance Coverage

Declining Asset Values and Fidelity Insurance Coverage

A decline in asset values does not mean fidelity coverage can be denied.

 
Understanding Time-Sensitive Provisions

Understanding Time-Sensitive Provisions

The fine print of an insurance policy could contain conditions that could hurt your claim.

 
Insurance Claims for Supply Chain Aftershocks of the Japanese Earthquake

Insurance Claims for Supply Chain Aftershocks of the Japanese Earthquake

In the aftermath of the disaster in Japan, many U.S. companies will suffer supply chain disruptions.

 
Climate Change and the Duty to Defend

Climate Change and the Duty to Defend

A crucial issue facing today’s corporate policyholders is whether their liability insurance policies will be available to defend against climate change lawsuits.

 
Protecting Against D&O Liability for Climate Change-Related Disclosures

Protecting Against D&O Liability for Climate Change-Related Disclosures

The SEC’s issuance of climate change-related financial disclosure guidelines suggests that directors and officers may be hit by lawsuits.

 
Maximizing Recovery On Product Liability Insurance Claims

Maximizing Recovery On Product Liability Insurance Claims

Even if an insurance company resists paying a product liability claim, there are other avenue that policyholders can explore for recovery.