Recent News - Insurance Coverage


Robertelli and Troisi Obtain Dismissal with Prejudice after 6-Year-Old SIU investigation
May 16, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
In a case involving a suspicious theft of property, State Farm’s Special Investigations Unit conducted an investigation with the assistance of John Robertelli and Mike Troisi. After State Farm denied the plaintiff’s claim, the plaintiff subsequently filed suit for coverage related to the alleged theft in the Superior Court of New Jersey against State Farm. …
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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 25, 2019 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – April 25, 2019 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the …
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Eagle Chairs and Presents at NYSBA Insurance Coverage Update 2019
March 28, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Alan C. Eagle will Chair and present at the New York State Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Update 2019, to be held the Convene Conference Center, New York City, on May 20, 2019. Eagle will present, “Important Liability Coverage Cases from Past Year.” Program Description: The full-day program will explore a number of complex substantive and …
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Ade’s Efforts Support Scholarships
March 8, 2019 | General Liability
In Brian Ade’s role as member of the CGL Reporter Editorial Board, he prepares summaries of five to 10 cases per year for publication. The summaries analyze insurance coverage decisions from around the country. In 2018, the International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), which publishes the CGL Reporter, contributed $37,138 — the amount of royalties from …
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Cannata, Misiti and Smirti File another Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court
February 27, 2019 | Intellectual Property
On February 26, Mike Cannata, Frank Misiti, and Steve Smirti filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court as counsel of record for the New York Intellectual Property Law Association in a case styled Iancu v. Brunetti.  The case addresses the constitutionality of the provision of the Lanham Act which prohibits the federal registration of …
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Mulè to Host Seventh BOSS Program
February 19, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Michael Mulè will present the seventh program in the Business Owners Seminar Series on March 21, 2019 from 8:30 am to 10 am at Rivkin Radler’s Uniondale office. Entitled “Good Cyber Hygiene: Protecting What a Business Can’t See,” the program will bring together Rivkin Radler’s cyber counsel and professionals in detection and remediation to discuss …
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Reinsurance Team Obtains Summary Judgment in Asbestos Bodily Injury Reinsurance Arbitration
January 16, 2019
The reinsurance team of Anthony Gambardella, Peter McNamara and Jay Kenigsberg obtained summary judgment in a reinsurance arbitration filed by the cedent petitioner against our client, the reinsurer, seeking recovery in connection with thousands of asbestos bodily injury claims. The cedent argued that it was entitled to recover at a rate in excess of the …
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Linker Published in DRI’s ERISA Report
January 2, 2019 | Ian S. Linker | Insurance Coverage
Ian Linker’s article, “For Whom the Bell Tolls: ERISA’s Church Plan Exemption and the Principal-Purpose Organization,” was published in DRI’s The ERISA Report. To read the article, click here. …
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Cannata, Smirti, Misiti and Gordon File Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court
December 19, 2018 | Intellectual Property
Earlier this week, Mike Cannata, Steve Smirti, Frank Misiti, and Stu Gordon filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association in a case styled Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC.  The case concerns the rights of a trademark licensee to continue to use …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorney
December 7, 2018 | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage | General Liability
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Jane Ann E. Whitchurch has joined the firm as Counsel in the Commercial Litigation, General Liability and Insurance Coverage Practice Groups, resident in the New Jersey office. Jane Ann E. Whitchurch focuses her practice on general liability matters including premises and auto claims …
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