Archive for August, 2012


Place of Garaging May Lead to Prison

A livery business owner has been arrested and charged with defrauding insurers and helping others defraud insurers of about $10 million. The defendant is accused of fraudulently reporting where his vehicles were garaged to avoid paying the higher premiums that …

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Missouri Farm Mutuals Required to Carry More Reinsurance

The Missouri Department of Insurance reports that farm mutuals in Missouri will have to carry more reinsurance in the wake of higher than expected losses from


Computer Fraud Coverage for Cyberliability

Between February 1 and February 14, 2005, hackers used the local wireless network at one DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse) store to make unauthorized access to plaintiffs’

Student Driver

Graduated Driver Licensing Laws

For every state and D.C., the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has estimated the effects of strengthening or weakening 5 key GDL provisions: permit age, practice


Don’t Lie About Your Past

The Indianapolis Colts see their cheerleaders as “ambassadors in the community”, so in the interview process, potential cheerleaders are asked if they have ever posed for


Top Six Myths about Medicare

(Reuters) There are “…plenty of claims and counter-claims about what is and is not working - often based on misinformation about how Medicare actually functions today.


EEOC Releases FY 2011 Federal Sector Report

WASHINGTON – Federal employees and applicants filed 16,974 complaints of employment discrimination in fiscal year 2011, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) “Annual


Reasonable Person Standard, Not Subjective Belief, for Prior Knowledge Exclusion

EPLI Policy did not cover damages arising from claim against insured who, before policy effective date, knew or reasonably should have known of circumstance, act, or


Hurricane APP by American Red Cross

Be ready for severe weather with Hurricane by American Red Cross. Monitor conditions in your area or throughout the storm track, prepare your family and home, find help

Pit Bull

Canine Liability – Strictly Liable for Pit Bulls

When it comes to canine liability jurisdiction have varying approaches.  Some jurisdiction have what is referred to as a one bite rule where an owner is

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