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Recent Articles

The Veiled Threat of Waiver of Subrogation Provisions in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently held that a Waiver of Subrogation provision in a construction contract was enforceable and barred the insurer from seeking recovery, despite the fact that the insurer had no notice of, and did not consent to the inclusion of the provision in the contract. In light of this development, insurers must take immediate steps to protect themselves from such waivers.

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Subrogation Alert

The U.S. District Court for Maryland recently published a decision that will undoubtedly have an impact on subrogation cases in this region. The case, Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co. v. Tecumseh Prods. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21010 (D. Md. Mar. 2, 2011), concerned the admissibility of expert testimony where critical evidence was consumed in the fire.

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Past Articles

SEC Imposes New Requirements for Brokers and Advisers in Adoption of Regulation Best Interest

On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the Regulation Best Interest,…

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Representations & Warranties Policies: A Coverage Primer

Representation and Warranties policies (R&W policies) insure representations made by a Seller…

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Reported Data Breaches Involving Maryland Residents on the Rise

Data breaches continue to occur on a spectrum of small to significant scale that can affect businesses…

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Maryland Takes on the SEC in Debate Over Fiduciary Standard of Care

The Maryland legislature may soon be considering legislation that would require Maryland-licensed…

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Baltimore City Increases Recordation & Transfer Taxes for Some Real Estate Transactions

In a bid to provide a reliable source of funding for an affordable housing trust, Baltimore City Council…

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