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Recent Articles

“Bad Faith” Comes to Maryland

A review of the new Maryland statute establishing a duty of good faith on first party carriers including the procedures an insured must follow and the penalties which may be imposed on insurers.

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Concurrent Causation Clause Upheld by US District Court for the District of Maryland

A review of Bao v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., a February 2008 decision, wherein the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland rejected an “efficient proximate causation” analysis.

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A Practical Guide to Appraisal

A 62-page analysis of the appraisal provisions in various policy forms together with a step-by-step analysis of the appraisal process including selection of appraisers and the umpire, the appraisal itself, upsetting appraisal awards, etc.

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Fundamentals of Property Insurance

A basic primer of the law surrounding property insurance with an emphasis on Maryland Case Law and Statutes.

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Past Articles

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

On June 5, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved a new regulation…

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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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