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Newsletter Articles From 2017

Case names and holdings November 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings September 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings June 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings May 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings January 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case summaries November 2017 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries September 2017 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries June 2017 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries May 2017 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries January 2017 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Conflicts of interest and the duty of the insurance company to defend By Jason G. Schutte May 2017 Claims professionals will satisfy the insurer’s duty to defend while addressing any conflict of interest by first identifying the potential conflict, disclosing the potential conflict, then executing one of the three options listed in this article.
From the Editor By James T. Nyeste November 2017 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the Editor By James T. Nyeste September 2017 An introduction to this issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the Editor By James T. Nyeste June 2017 An introduction to this issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the Editor By James T. Nyeste May 2017 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the Editor By James T. Nyeste January 2017 An introduction to this issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
IL Department of Insurance issues rule on auto insurance rescission By James T. Nyeste September 2017 Although the rules are not as tough as what we first proposed to the Department, they will have a material impact on the ability of substandard auto insurers to rescind policies.
Plan administrators are obligated to inform claimants of plan-imposed limits for judicial review in denial of claim notices By Patrick Cogan January 2017 The United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court ruling and held that a plan administrator must include information regarding the plan’s statute of limitations in its claim denial letter.
Some insurance industry help for defective construction claims By Geoff Bryce June 2017 According to current case law, the standing rule in Illinois is that there is no comprehensive general liability insurance coverage for any construction defect claim where the claim is that only the building itself was damaged.
US Department of Labor issues final disability claim procedure rules By Steve Flores and Marissa Sims September 2017 Employers who sponsor employee benefit plans that provide disability benefits will need to revisit policies and procedures, plan documents, summary plan descriptions and claim-related notices in light of final regulations that apply to claims for disability benefits made on or after January 1, 2018.
Words and phrases index of cases November 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases September 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases June 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases May 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases January 2017 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.