19 01, 2023

ESG, BIPA and COVID Claims and EPLI Coverage Issues

By |2023-01-12T09:46:10-06:00January 19, 2023|@PLUS, EPLI|0 Comments

ESG claims not only include those related to climate and corporate governance, but also include employment issues such as pay equity, workplace diversity, discrimination and harassment. COVID claims are expansive and often include a failure to comply with various federal and state leave laws, as well as workplace safety issues, work-from-home issues, and requests for reasonable accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act. Invasion of privacy claims brought by employees, under statutes such as the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (“BIPA”), are on the rise, and can include allegations regarding the collection, storing and dissemination of employee biometric information such as [...]

9 01, 2023

Executive Summary: The Betterley Report’s Employment Practices Liability Insurance Market Survey 2022

By |2023-01-12T09:49:31-06:00January 9, 2023|@PLUS, EPLI|0 Comments

The Betterley Report’s EPLI Market Survey 2022 provides 74 pages of company comparison charts. The Report also provides an update on rate trends and highlights the select classes of businesses and locales that are seeing the biggest increases in pricing. Additionally, the survey highlights three “problem areas” for EPLI claims and discusses how various insurers are responding. Also, the Report includes detailed comparisons for each insurer, their market focus, coverage wording, extensions, capacity, and risk management services. You can read the executive summary in PDF form below and you can find additional report highlights and order the full report here. [...]

12 12, 2022

PLUS Podcast: Excessive Fee Litigation

By |2022-12-14T08:31:42-06:00December 12, 2022|@PLUS, EPLI, Fiduciary, General Risk Management|0 Comments

In this episode Lars Golumbic and Joseph Kelly discuss the litigation trends surrounding excessive fees litigation, how this is evolving, and if excessive fee litigation shows any signs of slowing. You can listen to the podcast episode below or for easy access on the go, listen to the podcast on the PLUS Connect App. Meet the Speakers Lars Golumbic -Principal, Co-Chair Litigation Practice, Executive Committee Member at  Groom Law GroupLars Golumbic serves as the co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice. His ERISA litigation practice includes the defense of “excessive fee” and ESOP class actions brought against plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and [...]

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