Department of Insurance Simplifies RegulationsMay 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 242The Illinois Department of Insurance has simplified regulations regarding the rates charged to motorists with theft deterrent devices in their vehicles.
Carnival and Amusement Insurance RegulatedFebruary 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 70The Illinois Carnival-Amusement and Safety Board adopted amendments to 56 Ill. Adm. Code 6000 to establish and clarify regulations related to insurance coverage on carnival and amusement rides.
Making UIM arbitration awards binding in more casesBy Helen W. GunnarssonNovember 2003LawPulse, Page 544Effective January 1, an ISBA-backed bill more than doubles the statutory limits on binding arbitration awards in UIM cases, reducing the incentive for insurers to reject them.
Avoiding a Coverage HangoverBy Karen ErgerAugust 2003Column, Page 415Shopping for new malpractice insurance? Make sure you don't create a gap in your coverage if and when you switch insurers.
Health Insurance for ISBA MembersBy Loren GoldenJune 2003Column, Page 272As I promised in one of my previous President's Pages, the ISBA, at my direction, was going to take a serious look at providing meaningful health insurance for our members.
Insuring against bankrupt insurersBy Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2003LawPulse, Page 274What to do when an insurance company important to your case goes belly up? For one thing, consult the Illinois Office of the Special Deputy Receiver.
Back to the FutureBy Loren GoldenSeptember 2002Column, Page 446One of my goals during my year as president is to determine whether the ISBA can present a meaningful, competitive health insurance program for our members.
Taking the Hell Out of LPLBy Karen J. DilibertAugust 2002Column, Page 431Do you really know what malpractice coverage you're getting under a "claims made and reported" policy? And what does "full prior acts" mean? Read on and make yourself a more informed consumer of lawyers' professional liability (LPL) insurance.
Health insurance coverage for mastectomiesJune 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 288On March 25, 2002, the Illinois Department of Insurance (department) issued emergency amendments to section 5421 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 50 Ill Adm Code 5421.