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With Affordable Care Act repeal efforts in limbo, Law360 on Wednesday chatted up BigLaw lobbyists for insights on the latest horse-trading and a “big surprise” promised by President Donald Trump. Here’s what they’re hearing.
The Fourth Circuit on Wednesday asked for the West Virginia high court's guidance on issues at the heart of Zurich American Insurance Co.'s appeal of a lower court's decision that it must split payments of workers' compensation benefits to a worker severely injured at a coal mine with another insurer.
The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday found that a district court had misinterpreted a prior ruling and that an insurance company does not have to pay out for retroactively purchased coverage of a hijacked cargo shipment.
A pair of proposed worker class actions accusing Berkshire Hathaway Homestate and two other insurers of hacking their lawyers’ databases were permanently dismissed Tuesday, as a California federal judge said Stored Communication Act claims were inadequately pled.
The Eleventh Circuit will hear arguments Thursday on whether Nationwide's mere negligence in failing to settle claims against a policyholder is sufficient to hold the insurer liable for a judgment exceeding policy limits, in a case that could have a widespread impact on insurance bad faith cases under Georgia law.