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How the Fyre Festival Went Up in Flames

Soon after William N. Finley IV got off the bus to the festival grounds late Thursday afternoon, he realized something was very wrong. He’d flown into the Bahamas for the Fyre Festival, a luxury getaway filled with celebrities, yachts, and …

Adjuster May Be Personally Liable for Negligent Misrepresentation

A California appellate court recently held that a homeowner may sue an insurance adjuster individually for negligent misrepresentation. While agents and employees of insurance companies are not parties to the insurance contract and generally cannot be held personally liable for …

Allstate Wins Major Medical Fraud Lawsuit in Nevada

In the company’s first medical fraud lawsuit in the state, Allstate Insurance Company received a judgment of more than $7 million, following a Racketeering Influenced in Corrupt Organizations (RICO) investigation nearly 10 years in the making. The victory sets the …