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Employers Pushing Back as States Expand Work Comp to Cover COVID-19

As more states take action to ensure workers who contract COVID-19 are eligible for workers’ compensation, employers in Illinois are hoping to block one of the nation’s most expansive emergency rules. The Illinois Technology & Marketing Association (TMA) said in …

Do Insurers Have An Interest In Interest?

In some states, interest can be a significant portion of a judgment — in New York, for example, the number is nine percent. Because judgments do not bear interest at common law, interest is generally calculated only by reason of …

Uncertain Risks Associated with Products May Pose Real Legal Risk for Manufacturers and Insurers

A difficult question facing manufacturers is when — absent regulatory requirement to do so — must they warn consumers of potential, but not established, hazards associated with the use of their products. There is no set answer, but the changing …

The ALI Adopts Significant Portions of the ‘Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance’

The American Law Institute (ALI) is the preeminent independent legal organization in the United States producing scholarly work in the legal field, including its “Restatement of the Law” treatises which are meant to inform practitioners on general principles of common …