27 07, 2022

Waiver of Late Notice Defense in New York: Cementing the Difference Between Occurrence, Claims-Made, and Claims-Made-and-Reported Policies

By |2022-07-25T09:08:16-05:00July 27, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog|0 Comments

Chiara Tondi Resta is an associate at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C. where she is a part of the firm’s Insurance Group.  She represents insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes arising under various types of insurance policies, including General Liability, Directors & Officers, Professional Liability, and Cyber insurance policies.  She advises on the applicability of various policy exclusions and conditions, and represents insurers in coverage litigation on those issues.  Chiara earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. The Southern District of New York recently held that an insurer’s late-reporting defense is not [...]

18 07, 2022

Myths & Misconceptions of Biotech Securities Claims 5 Years Later: An Updated Analysis of Motion to Dismiss Results, from 2005-2022

By |2022-07-14T12:16:10-05:00July 18, 2022|@PLUS, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Doug Greene in a Partner at BakerHostetler LLP and leads the firm’s Securities and Governance Litigation Team.  From his home base in New York City, he defends securities and corporate governance litigation nationwide.  He has focused his practice exclusively on the defense of securities and corporate governance litigation since 1997, and is among a small group of lawyers nationwide who handle such matters full time.  Doug spent the first 20 years of his career at other national law firms, including Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.  In 2018 he moved his practice to BakerHostetler to establish a nationwide securities litigation practice [...]

6 06, 2022

Moving Past the Pandemic: Working together with insureds and defense counsel to understand claim trends and manage plaintiffs’ tactics

By |2022-05-26T09:49:40-05:00June 6, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog, International Conference|0 Comments

Larry Griffin, Claims Team Leader - Professions, Beazley  Social inflation hit hard in 2018 and 2019.  As we continue to sort through its effects on the insurance industry, it really drove home the need for sustainable rates, but also new strategies to manage the emerging threats in the claims environment.  While there were dips in certain types of claims activity during the pandemic (including the suspension of most US jury trials), litigation activity is now rebounding.  Plaintiffs’ lawyers are advertising heavily again.  We expect to see more trials this year and next.  There may also be a backlog of potential [...]

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