Archive | April, 2011

Quick Guide to Homeowners Insurance

Possibly your largest asset holds more then just your monetary investment, it holds your belongings, and your loved ones – and its your home.  They come in all shapes and sizes, but have one thing in common for first time home-buyers.  The reality is you are now faced with a new journey – an extensive […]

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Information Today quotes me in “Enterprises turn to data breach insurance.”

Information Today recently published Enterprises Turn to Data Breach Insurance.  The article, by Kurt Schiller, has a great discussion about data breaches, the types of companies potentially affected by data breaches, and what insurance coverage options are available for data breaches.  The article contains a series of quotes from me on insurance coverage for all of […]

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“Insurance Coverage for Disaster-Related Losses: The Japan Earthquake and Tsunami”

Interested in learning about insurance coverage issues relating to the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami?  My Dickstein Shapiro colleagues, Selena Linde and John Heintz, joined by Ronald Van Epps of The Claro Group, are presenting a webinar that will address these issues.  Here is the description from our firm’s website: In-house counsel and risk managers […]

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Set sail fully covered!

No matter how it moves – with oars, sails, electric or gas motor systems – it floats! That’s right, its time to take those covers off, and get your boat back into the place it belongs – the water.   Nothing is better then the open seas, placid lakes, and placid ponds and being able to […]

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Many Broker of Record Letters Based On Deceit

Simply put, a Broker or Agent of Record letter allows an agent to take the quotes and work of another agent.  A BOR or AOR is a formal letter that gives an agent or broker authority to access insurance carriers that have previously been accessed by other agents or brokers and revokes those agents or […]

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Bill Introduced By SC Lawmakers To Counter Crossmann And Force General Liability Policies To Cover Construction Defects

Crossmann Is Bad Decision For SC Contractors The recent Crossmann decision by the SC Supreme Ct. is a bad decision that distorts the intent of the drafters of the General Liability policy and creates a fiction that all contractors intend or expect the property damage that arises from their faulty construction. Please see my prior blog for more details […]

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Reliably Clear Prevents Regrettable Liability

So close, but we’re not quite there, it is indeed still wintertime.  Even with the tease of sunshine, homeowners must always be prepared for the elements. As snow falls it tends to blankets everything in a winter white.  It’s beautiful, and majestic, but at the end of the day it doesn’t clear itself.  It is […]

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