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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

Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals Observes Key Distinctions Between Examinations Under Oath and De

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals observed in Dolan v. Kemper Independence Ins. Co.…

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How Financial Advisors Can Avoid Compliance Failures: A Review of SEC 2018 Examination Priorities

Financial advisors can get clues about regulators’ top concerns by looking at the SEC’s…

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Estate Tax Changes Under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Effective January 1, 2018, the federal estate tax underwent a massive overhaul with the Tax Cuts…

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Maryland Healthy Working Families Act: Employer Best Practices to Avoid Traps for the Unwary

The Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the sick and safe…

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Increasing Risk of Data Breaches Prompt New Legal Requirements for Maryland Businesses

Although recent data breaches involving large corporations such as Equifax, eBay, Target and Yahoo…

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