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Nursing Home Staff Falsification of Records
Alan R. Jampol 2/18/2015

A frequent legal issue faced by nursing facilities is whether it had sufficient staff on hand to care for patients, and whether staff provided care as required by law. As a result, careful record keeping of patient care is necessary, and required, to ensure not only that care given is recorded, but to protect the facility from claims of negligence. view more

The Insurance Broker and Dual Agency
Marc Zimet 1/12/2015

Insurance brokers and agents know that their respective roles entail unique responsibilities and duties to their clients. Correctly defining an individual as a broker or agent is essential to determining the proper scope of representation and duties owed to the client. view more

Breaking Down Barriers in Policyholder-Insurer Disputes Over Counsel Selection and Payment
Michael Marick 10/13/2014

Corporate policyholders/insureds who have been sued share a common interest with their liability insurers—successfully defending those lawsuits. Yet insureds and insurers often disagree on the choice of defense counsel and how much the insurer must pay toward legal bills. These disputes are costly and, in most instances, can be avoided. view more

The V-8 Moment with Regard to Insurance
Steve Crislip 8/5/2014

Wow, I should have had professional liability coverage. I remain amazed at how many lawyers forego such coverage. I do not understand that rationale since they would never risk their assets with an uninsured car or house. Yet, they think this cost of doing business is too high or it somehow is not needed. view more

Do ISO’s New “Access or Disclosure of Confidential or Personal Information and Data-Related Liability” Exclusions Eliminate Insurance Coverage for Cyber Liability and Data Breach Claims?
Michael L. Young 5/1/2014

A New York trial judge’s recent decision in Zurich American Insurance v. Sony Corporation of America has set the legal blogosphere aflutter with arguments and counter-arguments as to whether cyber liability and data breach claims fall within the “Personal and Advertising Injury Liability” coverage section (Coverage B) afforded by most commercial general liability (CGL) policies. view more

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