Two separate insurers insured two defendants in a tort action. The defendants’ were presented as one party in the tort action, and were represented by one counsel. No crossclaims were made. Following judgement, one insurer sought a declaration that the two defendants should bear equal responsibility for the tort judgments. The court held that by melding the positions of […]
Archive | August, 2012
In her article, 6th Circ. DSW Ruling Reveals New Data Breach Coverage Path, author Bibeka Shrestha writes about a recent ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. The decision, Retail Ventures, Inc. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pennsylvania, — F.3d —, No. 10-4576/4608, slip op. (6th Cir. Aug. 23, 2012), affirmed the […]
The Group Captive offers most of the same benefits of a SIG along with a built in compliance program in the form of a regulated policy issuing company or front. Risk sharing, customized claims and loss control, experience underwriting and premium savings are all available from a Group Captive program.
My good friends at HB Litigation Conferences posted a video from their 2012 East Coast NetDiligence Cyber Risk and Privacy Liability Forum that took place in Philadelphia on June 4-5, 2012. In this video clip, I respond to moderator Ted Kobus‘ question about whether statutory damages, imposed after a data breach, are covered under liability […]