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Versichelli and Misiti Obtain Summary Judgment
July 13, 2018 | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage
Michael Versichelli and Frank Misiti obtained summary judgment dismissing claims against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company for defense and indemnification of an underlying wrongful death/personal injury judgment in the amount of $2.976 million The underlying lawsuit arose out of a motor vehicle accident whereby the insured’s daughter was following the insured (her mother) in …
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Iseman Quoted in HealthLeaders
July 11, 2018 | Health Services
Bob Iseman was quoted in a HealthLeaders article, “Is Panic Over Risk Adjustment Loss Much Ado About Nothing?” The article discusses the loss of the risk adjustment payments that healthcare insurers depend on to remain profitable under the Affordable Care Act. Iseman informed them, “you have to approach this from the political angle. A lot of …
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Honig and Bholan Win Summary Judgment in Partition Action
July 11, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
In an action seeking partition and sale of a building on Second Avenue in Manhattan, Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan successfully obtained summary judgment for their Plaintiff clients,  50% owners of the building, against the Defendant, the other 50% owner of the building. Plaintiffs sought partition and sale of the building, which was encumbered by …
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NYC to Require Employers to Grant Temporary Schedule Changes for Personal Events
July 12, 2018 | Scott R. Green | Keegan B. Sapp | Employment & Labor
Effective July 18, 2018, New York City employers will be required to allow employees who have been employed for at least 120 days and who work at least 80 hours in New York City in a calendar year to make two (2) temporary schedule changes per year for certain personal events. Introduction No. 1399-2016 (commonly …
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Employee Benefit Plan Review – From the Courts
July 11, 2018 | Ian S. Linker | Insurance Coverage
Although Court Recognizes Claimant Has Burden to Show Exception to Limitation Applies, It Rejects Claim Administrator’s Determination and Awards Claimant Benefits A federal district court in California has held that a plaintiff was eligible for additional long term disability benefits under a welfare benefit plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 …
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Chit Happens: Cyberfraud Coverage Decisions Based on Use and Causation
July 10, 2018 | Lawrence A. Levy | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Insurance Coverage
Larry Levy authored an article published in Westlaw Journal Insurance Coverage titled, “Chit Happens: Cyberfraud Coverage Decisions Based on Use and Causation.” The article was also included in Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet. The article discusses cyber-related fraud, theft, cybercrimes and the new insurance products developed to address them. Click here to read the full article. …
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