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Newsletter articles from 2011

Case names and holdings October 2011 A list of cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings July 2011 A list of cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings May 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.
Case names and holdings February 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized alphabetically.
Case summaries October 2011 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries July 2011 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries May 2011 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries February 2011 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
DeBofsky offers testimony on reforming ERISA By Mark D. DeBofsky February 2011 Read the transcript of Mr. DeBofsky's testimony before the Senate Finance Committee.
The exclusive or captive agent of an insurance company is a “producer” and by statute and case law owes duties to the insured By James T. Nyeste October 2011 In Yessenow v. Executive Risk Indemnity, the court held the bankruptcy exclusion in a D&O policy was unenforceable and the policy’s “insured vs. insured” exclusion was inapplicable.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste October 2011 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste July 2011 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste May 2011 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor and Chair James T. Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste February 2011 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James T. Nyeste.
The Illinois Supreme Court takes pass on ripe opportunity to protect insurance consumers By Scott A. Blumenshine July 2011 The author argues that with the Rosen decision, the Illinois Supreme Court has abdicated its authority to invalidate insurance policy language on the supposed basis that the legislature has approved such language, when it has not.
The Illinois Supreme Court upholds a trial de novo clause in underinsured motorist coverage By Robert T. Park July 2011 The author finds that the decision in Phoenix Ins. Co. v. Rosen was consistent with holding in Reed, the uninsured motorist statute, and the duty of the courts to interpret and apply, rather than to rewrite, insurance policies.
Insurance provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act By Mark D. DeBofsky 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.
Words and phrases index of cases October 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases July 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases May 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized alphabetically.
Words and phrases index of cases February 2011 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.