Insurance Coverage

The Legal 500 Again Recognizes Rivkin Radler
June 11, 2020 | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – The prestigious Legal 500 has for the second time recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings.   The practice is recommended in the “industry focus: insurance – advice to insurers” category. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Rivkin attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin, Michael A. …
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Kotula, Levy, and Minarovich Obtain Summary Judgment
June 5, 2020 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Kotula, Larry Levy, and Siobhain Minarovich recently obtained summary judgment in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. The Court ruled that our client, an excess insurer, did not have to “drop down” and provide coverage in place of an underlying insolvent insurer. The insured argued that our client had to pay …
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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 23, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
Uniondale, New York – 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. Insurance Practice Group Partner William M. Savino is a “Ranked Lawyer” in Band 3, while Benjamin …
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Troisi Co-Presenting Business Interruption Coverage Webinar for NYSBA
April 13, 2020 | Insurance Coverage
On April 16, 2020, Michael Troisi will be a faculty member for the webinar, “COVID-19 and Business Interruption Coverage: Policyholder and Insurer Perspective.” Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance, & Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the webinar will explore coverage dilemmas and discussions addressing unique policy positions and arguments from both …
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Rutkin to Participate in AM Best Webinar
March 19, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On April 22, Alan Rutkin will be participating in a complimentary webinar hosted by AM Best’s Insurance Professional Resources. Insurers have responded to cyber risk with new products and services, but cyber exposures affect many areas, including general liability, directors and officers and other coverages. A panel of insurance counsels examines how cyber claims are …
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Welch and Wagner Obtain Dismissal of Third-Party Complaint
March 11, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Commercial Litigation
Michael Welch and Mark J. Wagner, Jr. obtained dismissal of a public adjuster’s third-party complaint alleging breach of contract against the firm’s client.  The court agreed with Welch’s and Wagner’s arguments that the insured’s public adjuster had no standing sue nor was he a third-party beneficiary under the insurance policy. …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes 4 New Attorneys
January 16, 2020 | Corporate | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – January 16, 2020 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Samantha R. Barbere, Anthony R. Bjelke, Alexandria E. Tomanelli and Michelle Vizzi have joined the Firm as Associates. Samantha Barbere has joined the Corporate Practice Group, resident in the Long Island office. She …
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Robertelli Obtains Summary Judgment for Auto Owner’s Insured
December 23, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
In a case where Plaintiff alleged a traumatic brain injury with post-traumatic neurological deficits, John Robertelli obtained a dismissal of all Plaintiff’s claims by way of summary judgment based upon the statutory bar contained in New Jersey’s No Fault Law that prevents suits by uninsured drivers in New Jersey. Initially, Plaintiff provided information indicating that …
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Troisi and Jones Win Summary Judgment in NJ Property Insurance Coverage Case
November 18, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi and Michael Jones won summary judgment in a suit filed by the owner of a commercial building. The court found that plaintiff’s suit, in which the owner sought insurance coverage under a property insurance policy issued by our client, was barred by the contractual suit limitation provision in the insurance policy. The insured …
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Ade Speaks to Construction Law Committee on Insurance Issues and Arbitration
November 14, 2019 | Construction | Insurance Coverage
Brian Ade was a member of the panel in a November 13 program sponsored by the Bergen County Bar Association Construction Law Committee.  The program was entitled “Arbitration: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Client.”   Brian spoke about common insurance issues in construction litigation and arbitration. …
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