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Economic Loss Rule Bars Fire Loss Claim (access required)

A construction company sued by an insurance carrier that covered homeowners’ fire loss allegedly caused by a faulty light fixture cannot bring cross-claims for breach of warranty against the manufacturer of the light fixture’s light switch; the Fairfax Circuit Court ...

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Court sanctions put doctor’s insurance coverage at risk (access required)

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A doctor hamstrung by court penalties in a medical malpractice case now has another problem. With trial set later this month, his medical malpractice insurance company is asking a judge to allow it to walk away from the case, leaving ...

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ALPS condition upgraded to ‘Stable’ (access required)

Legal malpractice insurer ALPS says it has overcome the ailments that last year led a rating agency to drop its company outlook from “Stable” to “Negative.” The outlook for ALPS has returned to “Stable,” according to the A.M. Best Co. ...

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Corrected Certificate Limited Disability Payments (access required)

Although a disability income rider to plaintiff’s group term life insurance initially did not indicate a maximum benefit period per single disability period, the late provision of a corrected certificate specifications page stating a two-year maximum benefit period did not ...

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The use of ADR in health care disputes (access required)

Health care disputes are ideal for alternative dispute resolution. Given the health care environment and the tremendous pressures being placed on payors (insurers, administrators of self insured plans, and governments) and providers (physicians, hospitals, and other providers of medical services ...

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