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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.
Insurance Coverage Attorney Dan D. Kohane was quoted in a January 4, 2022 Law360 article, "NY To Require Greater Insurance Details From Defendants" by Ben Zigterman.
Insurance Litigator Lee S. Siegel was quoted in a Law360 article, "COVID-19 Coverage Fights Head to State High Courts" by Shawn Rice. He comments on whether the courts will be consistent with their decisions on COVID-19 coverage fights or will take a more state-specific approach.
Insurance Litigator Lee S. Siegel was featured in a Law360 article, "Pandemic, Cyberattacks Fuel Demand for Insurance Attys," on his take on the recent demand for insurance attorneys.
On Friday, July 2, 2021, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a decision in Oral Surgeons, P.C. v. The Cincinnati Insurance Company, Case No. 20-3211 (8th Cir. July 2, 2021), upholding the decision of the trial court from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Attorney Ryan P. Maxwell provides updates.
Insurance Coverage Attorney Scott D. Storm was featured in the Summer 2021 edition of SIU Today for his article, "Remote Virtual EUOs—No Need for Bathroom Breaks Anymore!" Scott's article focuses on whether it is effective to return to conducting examinations under oath in-person or remotely, post-pandemic.
New York Law Journal: “Protecting Your Business Against the Next Global Catastrophe: Contingent Business Interruption and Supply Chain Insurance”
Business & Commercial Litigation Chair Andrea Schillaci and Insurance Coverage Associate Ryan P. Maxwell were recently published in the New York Law Journal for their article on the scope of commercial insurance coverages, including supply chain and contingent business interruption.
Insurance Coverage Chair Dan Kohane, Members Lee Siegel and Diane Bucci, and Associate Brian Barnas, were recently published in Law360’s Expert Analysis section for their article on new legislation being debated in Albany.
Insurance Coverage attorneys Dan D. Kohane and Ryan P. Maxwell were featured in NYIA's First Quarter 2021 edition of Your NY Connection magazine for their article "Courts ... Uh, Hello? Hindsight is 2020."