April 13, 2022

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Consider Whether Deletion of a Vehicle from an Multi-Vehicle Policy Constitutes a “Purchase” To Trigger An Insurer’s Duty to Secure a New Written Stacking Waiver from the Insured

Since the enactment of the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (MVFRL) in 1984, the courts in Pennsylvania have addressed whether a change to an automobile policy […]
January 13, 2022

Shortly After Enacting Important Changes to the Insurance Disclosure Requirements, Governor Hochul Appears to Already be Amending the New Law for the Better

Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act On December 31, 2021, New York State Governor Hochul signed into law the Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act (“CIDA”). What follows below is […]
January 13, 2022

Insuring Apartments Without Criminal Background Checks on Prospective Tenants: How Insurers Should Consider New York City’s Proposed Criminal Background Ban

Many landlords require criminal background checks on tenants as part of their screening process to ensure the safety and security of their rental community. In fact, […]
May 1, 2020

Because of a Gun, It’s Covered?

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held that there was coverage for a man shot while attempting to intervene in a murder-suicide. In 2013, Harold Eugene McCutcheon, […]
April 15, 2020

Immunity for Private Entities Under State and County Contracts Administering Hydroxychloroquine Under the Prep Act

As many as 4,000 seriously ill coronavirus patients in New York are being treated with the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, state health officials say. President Trump has touted hydroxychloroquine as […]
April 1, 2020

No Need to Social Distance from Traditional Policy Exclusions & Policy Interpretation Case Law When Assessing Coverage for Coronavirus Related Claims

Insurers of every ilk will no doubt face an onslaught of claims involving COVID-19 related losses. As the floodgates begin to open, insurers should examine their policies […]