Insurance Coverage

Welch and Boyd Obtain Dismissal in Property Coverage Dispute
August 16, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Michael P. Welch and J’Naia L. Boyd were successful in obtaining a dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint in its entirety. In this action, brought in the Western District of New York, plaintiff claimed that it was the mortgagee under a homeowner’s insurance policy and entitled to coverage for fire damage to the property. Welch and Boyd argued …
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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates
Uniondale, New York – August 15, 2019 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2020.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows: Albany, …
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Novikoff, Eagle and Gurdus Obtain a Trial Verdict in Favor of Seneca and Its Insureds
July 29, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Ken Novikoff, Alan Eagle and Jason Gurdus obtained a verdict in favor of Seneca Insurance Company and its insureds against another carrier in a trial before Judge Carol Bagley Amon in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.  The other carrier refused to pay $1 million under its policy for an underlying …
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New York Appellate Court Affirms that Insurance Companies Seeking Contribution Must Timely Notify Successive Insurers If Their Mutual Policyholder Failed to Do So
June 13, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Today, New York’s Third Department, Appellate Division affirmed an award of summary judgment dismissing third-party claims for contribution against two Fireman’s Fund insurance companies, American Automobile Insurance Co. and National Surety Corp. The decision makes New York’s late notice “no-prejudice” rule, which requires no showing of prejudice to an insurer in a late notice situation, …
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Eagle Presents at NYSBA Insurance Coverage Update 2019
May 30, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Alan C. Eagle will present at the New York State Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Update 2019, to be held at the Melville Marriott, 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Eagle will present, “Important Liability Coverage Cases from Past Year.” Program Description: Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of …
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The Legal 500 Recognizes Rivkin Radler
May 29, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
The prestigious Legal 500 has for the first 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. Kotula, William M. …
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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 Michael 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 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
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 at 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 …
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Linker Published in DRI’s ERISA Report
January 2, 2019 | 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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