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Certificates of Insurance may not be worth much, but…

The refrain that an insurance certificate is not worth the paper it’s printed on is often heard. That response to certificates is strong enough, and simple enough, that it usually ends the discussion: the certificate holder loses. Spector v Cushman & … Continue reading

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NY Court of Appeals–November 2012

The Court of Appeals (NY) has been busy dealing with issues pertinent to real estate lawyers. Yesterday, I discussed American Bldg. Supply Corp. v Petrocelli Group, Inc., decided November 19, which changes the rules that have governed insurance brokers and policyholders … Continue reading

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Ignore the Fine Print and Sue the Broker

November saw the New York Court of Appeals hand down an important decision in insurance law, one that dramatically changes the balance of responsibilities between producers and insured parties. New York’s lower and intermediate courts have for some time held … Continue reading

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“Insuring the Cloud”

I recently had a discussion with risk managers on the topic of “The Cloud.” Lots of noise about insurance but not much in the way of risk management. Risk Management in the information world is “different” from the usual P-C … Continue reading

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