We’re continuing strong with great content on the PLUS Blog! This month saw multiple articles breaking down recent court decisions, as well as discussions on the ever-evolving nature of cyber security.
Written content for July:
- Insurer Permitted to Sue Panel Law Firm for Malpractice—Christopher Butler examines the recent Florida Supreme Court decision on whether an insurance carrier can bring a legal malpractice claim against a law firm that the carrier hired to defend its insured.
- COVID-19 Vaccine or Termination? Judge Upholds Employer Mandate—Dana Ring looks at a recent decision from the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas, about a hospital firing employees who refused to get vaccinated.
- Kaseya Data Breach is Another Signal to Cyber Underwriters about the Dangers of Ransomware Attacks—David Shannon explains about the recent Kaseya data breach and the larger issue of ransomware attacks, and how these attacks affect both cyber claims and the underwriters who write the cyber policies.
- “Silence is golden”, unless your cyber coverage is at stake—An examination of cyber insurance and cyber risk from Kurtis Suhs, who looks at various impacts of cyber claims on property and casualty insurance.
- The Pace for InsurTech is Thriving: Opportunities Exist to Maximize Success for Startup Acceleration in Hartford, CT—Carmen Cotei and Ken Goldstein bring us a discussion of the role of accelerators in the performance of InsurTech startups, and analysis of startup success stories.
Podcasts for July:
- PLUS Midwest Chapter: The Peaks and Pits of Artificial Intelligence—Bronson Smith moderates Kirsten Charlton, Rich Gatz, and Chris Hedenberg in their conversation about how AI might affect the professional liability industry, what benefits it may bring, and what insurers and brokers should watch out for as this technology becomes more widely available.
- The New Administration and D&O Risks: Impacts on the Industry—Carl Metzger joins Rob Yellen and Kevin LaCroix for the third episode of their podcast, sharing insights on how the Biden administration has and will impact the D&O industry.
The blog is getting a new look, so keep an eye out for an updated layout and easier access to the content you want in the next week!
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A hearty thank you to all our authors and speakers! We’re looking forward to more great content next month.