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Businesses Filing More COVID Lawsuits and the Stakes are Higher

The anniversary of COVID-19 shutdown orders brought an upturn in both the number of business-interruption lawsuits against insurers and the amount of damages they are claiming. In the past month: A New Jersey hospital system, RWJBarnabas Health, sued Zurich American …

PLRB Panelists: Arrive Early, Communicate and Document Costs for Complex Claims

The trail of destruction left by Hurricane Irma as it churned along the west coast of Florida in 2017 included a high-end resort hotel with an adjacent golf course, spa, entertainment center and numerous restaurants. The sheer size of the …

Appellate Court Revives Lawsuit Against National Claims Negotiators

A decision by a Texas appellate court last week breathed new life into litigation against a public adjuster that is accused of conspiring with a roofing contractor and attorneys to scam homeowners by charging exorbitant and unnecessary fees. The 5th …