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DOJ Policy Shift Will Have Significant Effect on D&O Claims

The recent shift by the Department of Justice in its policy toward holding individual corporate executives accountable for corporate misconduct will almost certainly have significant implications for coverage under directors and officers liability policies.


Nevada Supreme Court Adopts Cumis Rule

The Nevada Supreme Court recently answered a certified question from the U.S. District Court on the application of the Cumis rule under Nevada law.


CT First Supreme Court to Address CGL Cyber Coverage Debate

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently published its eagerly anticipated decision in Recall Total Info. Mgmt., Inc. v. Fed. Ins. Co. (Recall III), No. 19291 (Conn. May 26, 2015), one of the first decisions of its kind addressing commercial general liability coverage for certain types of cyber exposures.

Articles »

The Windsor Food Reality: You Don’t Always Get What You Think You Paid For

By Robert D. Chesler and Janine M. Stanisz

Many companies that purchase contamination products insurance policies believe that all of their product recall woes are covered. They could not be more wrong.


Making an Insured Whole Entails More Than a Patch Job

By Grace V. Hebbel and David G. Jordan

Discover how "replacement cost" coverage is often complicated by whether a repair can truly match damaged material that is in need of replacement.


Business Interruption and Time Element Coverages—10 Lessons Learned Since September 11, 2001

By Richard Lewis

Those who work with time element coverage must understand the changes wrought by the September 11 and Katrina cases, especially given that policyholders and insurance companies are more frequently resorting to litigation to resolve disputes.

Sound Advice »

audio Coverage for Firearms-Related Claims

By Rina Carmel

The coverage issues for firearm-related claims have long been well established. In this Sound Advice, litigator Rina Carmel reviews what constitutes an occurrence and examines the main issues. (11:12 min)


audio Defining “Personal” in Personal Injury Coverage

By David Gauntlett

This clip considers whether liability insurance policies’ personal and advertising injury protection covers wrongs committed against both natural persons and organizations. (10:20 min)


audio Sandy Claims and Suit Limitation Clauses

By Nick Insua

A suit limitation clause provides that a cause of action or  law suit must be brought within a certain time period – depending on jurisdiction. Nick Insua explains the ins and outs of these situations. (8:47 min)


audio Improving Your D&O Policy?

By Sheri Pastor

Sheri Pastor describes enhancements and provisions that will help you when negotiating your next policy. (9:35 min)

audio Liquor Liability Coverage

By Laura Hanson

Laura Hanson outlines coverage issues that arise as a result of dram-shop laws. (14:25 min)

audio Joint-Venture Exclusions

By Ron Kammer

Listen as Ron Kammer details what qualifies as a joint-venture exclusion and what does not. (8:43 min)



Papers Available from the 2015 Insurance Coverage CLE Meeting


Program proposals are due July 24, 2015 for our 2016 CLE meeting

Coverage: Spring 2015

The latest issue of Coverage is now available.

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Chicago, IL

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Minneapolis, MN

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San Francisco, CA

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Chicago, IL


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Houston, TX

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Miami, FL

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