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Case summaries Insurance Law, May 2011 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Insurance provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act By Mark D. DeBofsky Insurance Law, May 2011 There are two primary initiatives in Title V of the Act: the establishment of the Federal Insurance Office within the Treasury Department and the streamlining of regulation by the states so as to give primacy to the regulation by the home state of nonadmitted insurers, surplus lines insurers, and reinsurers in many situations.
Selected developments in ag law By Donald L. Uchtmann Agricultural Law, May 2011 Five interesting developments involving farmers' forward contracts, the Illinois Grain Insurance Fund, livestock and the Agricultural Exemption to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act.
Words and phrases index of cases Insurance Law, May 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized alphabetically.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, February 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized alphabetically.
Case summaries Insurance Law, February 2011 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
DeBofsky offers testimony on reforming ERISA By Mark D. DeBofsky Insurance Law, February 2011 Read the transcript of Mr. DeBofsky's testimony before the Senate Finance Committee.
Words and phrases index of cases Insurance Law, February 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, December 2010 A list of the cases in this issue, organized alphabetically.
Case summaries Insurance Law, December 2010 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, December 2010 A note from Managing Co-editor James T. Nyeste.
Illinois Supreme Court upholds coverage based on late notice By Robert T. Park Insurance Law, December 2010 A close look at the recent Illinois Supreme Court case of West American Insurance Co. v. Yorkville National Bank.
Words and phrases index of cases Insurance Law, December 2010 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, October 2010 A list of the cases in this issue, organized alphabetically.
Case summaries Insurance Law, October 2010 Summaries of the cases contained in this issue.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, October 2010 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
A separate coverage limit for the loss of consortium claim? By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, October 2010 Most liability policies provide coverage for damages on account of “bodily injury” and “property damage.” Whether your client’s loss of consortium claim is entitled to a separate “per person” limit, in whole or in part, or whether it is subject to the same limit the insurer is offering on her husband’s physical injury claim, will depend on the policy’s definitions of “bodily injury” and the “per person” limit.
Words and phrases index of cases Insurance Law, October 2010 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.
The importance of set-offs for un/underinsured arbitrations By James K. Theisen and James F. McCluskey Tort Law, September 2010 Play it safe—always bring the set-off issue to the attention of the arbitrators during the arbitration.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, August 2010 A list of the cases summarized in this issue.
Case summaries Insurance Law, August 2010 Recent cases of interest for insurance practitioners.
The curious relationship between arbitration and insurer bad faith under Illinois law By David M. Kroeger Insurance Law, August 2010 There is something unsettling about an arbitration clause that is silent on the issue of bad faith being construed in a way that potentially immunizes an insurer from liability for its bad faith conduct.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, August 2010 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
Life insurance litigation post-divorce: Easy to avoid, commonly neglected By Lauren J. Wolven and Ashley Crettol Trusts and Estates, August 2010 Even if a valid waiver is included in the divorce decree, practitioners should also impress upon their clients the importance of changing their beneficiary designations.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, June 2010 Case citations and holdings for the cases summarized in this issue.
Case summaries Insurance Law, June 2010 Recent cases that affect the insurance industry.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, June 2010 An introduction to the issue from The Policy's Managing Co-Editor.
Selected Insurance Provisions in the 2010 Health Care Reform legislation By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, June 2010 An explanation of the legislation’s major changes to the private health plan and insurance system.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, March 2010 Case citations and holdings for the cases summarized in this issue.
Case summaries Insurance Law, March 2010 Recent cases that affect the insurance industry.