Michael Brown

September 25, 2018

The Benefits of Arbitration and Litigation

Disputes in the insurance world are common and there are often different ways to go about solving them. Two of the most common ways are in […]
August 14, 2018

GDPR and Insurance Coverage

On May 25, 2018, members of the European Economic Area will begin to enforce the General Data Protection Regulation, which governs the collection and processing of […]
July 17, 2018

Determining Worker Classification

Why is worker classification important and how does it affect employers.? If a worker is an employee, you as the employer must withhold income taxes and […]
June 26, 2018

Pros and Cons of Mandatory Arbitration

With the explosion of employment litigation – in particular, wage and hour lawsuits – many employers are turning to mandatory arbitration agreements as a strategy to […]
June 20, 2018

Insurance Cyber Security Law Adopted By South Carolina

The Charleston CEO announced that “Governor Henry McMaster signed the South Carolina Department of Insurance Data Security Bill into law today. South Carolina will be the […]
May 18, 2018

New York Department of Financial Services Find’s NRA “Carry Guard” Insurance in Violation of New York Insurance Law

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo recently announced that Lockton Cos., LLC and its affiliate Lockton Affinity, LLC have agreed to pay a $7 million fine […]
May 8, 2018

Shifting the Burden of eDiscovery Cost’s in Third Party Subpoenas

Although e-discovery has been part of complex commercial litigation for over a decade, there have been only a few federal appellate court rulings about e-discovery topics. […]
March 24, 2018

9th Circuit Upholds Ruling on Pigeon Excrement Coverage

In a recent ruling, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that Capitol Insurance Company must shoulder alone an apartment complex’s $1.9 million dollar settlement […]
January 24, 2018

Punitive Damages Under New York City Human Rights Law

The New York City Human Rights Law prohibits employment discrimination based on, among other things, an employee’s gender.  The law has plainly provided for punitive damages […]