Lawsuits

Third Straight Appellate Court Rules No Covid Business Interruption Coverage

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court ruling that an Ohio restaurant that had lost business as a result of Covid […]

Discharged Vets Sue Over “Bad Paper”

In a putative class action, two former Air Force service members have sued the Secretary of the Air Force, claiming they wrongly received a less-than-honorable […]

Could the Workers’ Comp “Grand Bargain” Fall Apart?

A trial court ruling in California, taken to its logical conclusion, would mean that a person who contracts Covid from a company employee would be […]

U.S. Property Owners Largely Clueless About Flood Risk

The risk is greater than they realize, and their insurance coverage is far worse. Those are conclusions of a MarketWatch article, written shortly after hurricane […]

The Million Dollar Question In Data Breach Lawsuits

The threshold question for determining if a consumer class action may proceed following a data breach is whether the plaintiffs have standing. For making that […]

On Appeal, Plaintiffs Lose Again On Business Interruption Claim

The Eleventh Circuit is the second federal appeals court to rule against a plaintiff with a Covid-related business interruption claim. In this case the court […]

Board Diversity Lawsuits Are Not Faring Well

The recent dismissal of two shareholder lawsuits alleging failure to promote board diversity continues an increasingly unmistakable trend, writes D&O expert Kevin M. LaCroix in […]

Latest Hollywood Covid Insurance Dispute; $100M For “Mission Impossible”

In the latest of a flood of claims that began early last year, the production company working on the latest in the Tom Cruise “Mission […]

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

U.S. courts in most instances are ruling that information concerning litigation funding is protected work product, according to a recent study conducted by litigation finance […]

Two NY Attorneys Charged In $31M Insurance Scam

Two New York attorneys teamed up with a number of doctors to run a highly successful slip-and-fall insurance scam over more than five years, defrauding […]

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