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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

When “Going Green” Isn’t Attractive – MD Court of Special Appeals Determines HOA Architectural Commi

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals provides helpful guidelines to homeowners and HOAs in addressing…

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Regulation Best Interest: Higher Standards for Broker-Dealers, Strengthened Protections for Clients

In June, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted a new regulation, Regulation…

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The Requirements and Impact of the Insurance Data Security Model Law

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recommended that states pass the Insurance Data…

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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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