After a disastrous loss, a corporation frequently can end up as both a defendant and a plaintiff. Corporate plans should include a comprehensive insurance program covering directors and officers as well as property
The fair and efficient management of a mass tort litigation must be the trial judge?s primary objective. Learn how the judge presiding over the litigation resulting from the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center conducted more than 13,000 cases in a manner to expedite disposition and promote justice
The lessons learned by a former chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission from his experiences with Hurricane Katrina can help lawyers and clients plan for a potential disaster .
In addition to protecting property, business, and employees from unnecessary harm, an employer facing a natural or man-made disaster must also consult with labor and employment counsel to protect itself from violating such federal employment laws as the NLRA, WARN, FLSA, and USERRA
Two Degrees of Separation: Defining Your Supply Chain Is the Key to Defining Coverage
In a key decision with impact beyond the state, the New York Court of Appeals ruled that an insurer?s breach of contract allows recovery for consequential damages without bad faith if they are the foreseeable result of the breach, even if not specifically contemplated by the parties at the time the policy was issued
Following Hurricane Katrina, FEMA?s protracted appeals process delayed a decision for historic Charity Hospital in New Orleans for nearly five years until the hospital requested arbitration and received a decision from the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals just four months later. Learn how the CBCA has both accelerated the Katrina and Rita arbitration process and leveled the playing field