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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Wednesday, March 15, 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.


Commercial General Liability
West Virginia's Top Court Limits Enforceability of Assigned Bad Faith Claims
West Virginia's top court, the Supreme Court of Appeals, has reversed a $1,000,000 judgment against an insurance company and limited the enforceability of assigned bad faith claims against insurers.  Read More

Title Insurance
Possibility That Easement Claim Could Be Brought in Future Was Insufficient to Trigger Coverage Under Title Insurance Policy, Maine's Top Court Rules
The Supreme Judicial Court of Maine has ruled that the mere possibility that a claim for an easement could be brought in the future was insufficient to trigger coverage under a title insurance policy. Read More

FC&S Legal Quiz 10: Answers
FC&S Legal's Insurance Coverage Law Quiz 10 Answers to: How Many Occurrences?
Here are the answers to FC&S Legal's most recent Insurance Coverage Law Quiz: How Many Occurrences? The answers follow the summaries, repeated for your convenience. Our next quiz appears Thursday.  Read More

Top 10
Top 10 Case Studies from FC&S Legal
Here are the Top 10 Case Studies published in the Case Law Developments column of FC&S Legal.  Read More

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Superstorm Sandy

N.Y. to Auction 82 Properties Damaged by Superstorm Sandy and Other Storms
The New York State Office of Storm Recovery has announced that the last major auction of properties damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, or Tropical Storm Lee will take place on Thursday, May 11. Read More

In the States
NAIC Releases Market Share Data
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has released reports providing market share information indicating the degree of market concentration in lines of business and identifying leading insurance writers. Read More

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Intel to Acquire Mobileye in Bid to "Accelerate the Future of Autonomous Driving"  Read More

1347 Property Insurance Holdings Announces Results of Completed Strategic Review  
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The Standard Launches New Health Advocacy Select Service with Short Term Disability Plans  
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XL Catlin Quadruples North American Builder's Risk Capacity to US$1 Billion  
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FC&S Legal Publishes "Judgment Is Within Policy Limits But Insurer Believes Part Is Outside Coverage"  
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Director, FC&S Legal
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Associate Director, FC&S Legal
FC&S Legal Editorial Advisory Board
Mitchell J. Auslander, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Carrie Cope, Cope Ehlers, 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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