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Hurwitz Fine P.C. is proud to announce that the firm has been ranked in the inaugural Chambers 2024 New York Regional Spotlight Guide for Dispute Resolution, which encompasses both litigation and insurance disputes.
Agnieszka A. Wilewicz Selected to the American Bar Association’s General Committee Board Standing Committee
Agnieszka A. Wilewicz, Member at Hurwitz Fine P.C., was selected to the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) General Committee Board Standing Committee by the Section Chair.
Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody Briandi and Insurance Coverage Member Dan Kohane Featured in FDCC’s annual issue of Insights Magazine
Insurance Coverage Attorney Dan Kohane was quoted in a Law360 Insurance Authority article exploring the potential insurability of settlements paid by Jeffrey Epstein’s bankers to his child sex trafficking victims.
If an insurance company is to deny liability coverage for a New York bodily injury claim, it must provide a detailed explanation of that decision, not only to the policyholder but also to the individual who is injured. Hurwitz Fine’s Dan D. Kohane provided insight into a recent New York appellate decision that evaluated and considered the quality and detail of that explanation.
Hurwitz Fine Insurance Coverage Attorney Dan D. Kohane spoke with Law360 on Maryland's adoption of Child Victim Legislation.
Hurwitz Fine Insurance Coverage Member Dan D. Kohane and Associate Ryan P. Maxwell authored an article for NYIA in the Q1 2023 edition of the Your NY Connection magazine, “Calling Balls and Strikes, In Lawyerly Fights.”
Hurwitz Fine Insurance Coverage Member Dan D. Kohane authored an article on March 28, 2023 in Law360’s Expert Analysis section titled “NY Rulings Show Shift In Insurance Priority Approach.”
Insurance Coverage and Litigation Member Scott Storm's article, "Headed in the Wrong Direction," was featured on the front page and published in the Second Quarter 2022 issue of NYIA's quarterly magazine Your NY Connection this week.
Insurance Coverage Member Lee S. Siegel was quoted in the May 5, 2022 Law360 article, "NYC Hotel Wants 2nd Circ. To Revive Virus Coverage suit" by Eli Flesch. In the article, Siegel discusses Hurwitz and Fine client Lancer’s win, defeating coverage for claims of COVID-19 business income loss.
Hurwitz & Fine wins summary judgment for National General, with the Connecticut Superior Court holding that there is no actual notice requirement for the non-renewal of homeowners coverage.
Hurwitz & Fine Senior Member Dan D. Kohane Featured in Buffalo Business First Article for Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award From the FDCC
On Monday, April 11, 2022, Hurwitz & Fine Senior Member Dan D. Kohane was recognized and acclaimed in an article from Buffalo Business First regarding the lifetime achievement award he received from the Federation of Defense & Corporate Council (FDCC) last month.
Insurance coverage counselors Dan D. Kohane and Ryan P. Maxwell were featured in the 2022 First Quarter Edition of the NYIA Magazine, Your NY Connection, for their article, "Did the Courts Really Do That?" The article examines interesting cases and decisions in the courtroom over the past year.
Litigation Privilege Bars Bad Faith Claims Where Carrier Accused of Making Misrepresentations and Withholding Evidence: Says Connecticut Supreme Court
Connecticut finds that litigation privilege bars bad faith claims where carrier deliberately withheld evidence from its insured, implicitly rejecting a continuing duty of good faith.
Insurance Coverage Attorney Dan D. Kohane was quoted in a February 25, 2022 Law360 article, "NY Gov. Signs Amended Insurance Disclosure Law" by Ben Zigterman. In the article, Dan provides his expert opinion on the recently amended Insurance Disclosure Law recently signed by Governor Kathy Hochul.
Insurance Coverage Attorney Dan D. Kohane was quoted in a February 2, 2022 Law360 article, "NY Lawmakers Amending Defendant Insurance Disclosure Bill" by Ben Zigterman. In the article, Dan explains his viewpoint on the amendments proposed in the new bill and why he doesn't find CIDA necessary.
Hurwitz & Fine Insurance Coverage Attorneys Dan Kohane and Ryan Maxwell are closely monitoring the new Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act (“CIDA”), which took effect on December 31, 2021. They have assembled a helpful, one-page summary of these disclosure requirements, available for download.