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Beneficiary Designation Disputes After Divorce
August 8, 2019

An Insurance Expert Witness May Help Understand Options The divorce rate in the U.S. is about 50 percent, which means that about half of all marriages will end up in divorce at some point. The average number of years after vows are exchanged until di…

Toxic Mold and Property Damage Claims in Florida
April 4, 2019

Insurance Claims and Lawsuits Involving Mold Are Particularly Complex – Mold Insurance Expert Witness When a tornado or hurricane strikes a community , it’s fairly obvious to ascertain how and when damage occurred to property in the path of the…

Florida Hurricane Insurance Claim Resolution
January 22, 2019

With Hurricane Michael now history, at least from the storm standpoint, the inevitable clean up continues as does the claim process.  Many and probably most of the claims will be resolved without litigation – though some will in fact result in l…

How a Managing General Agent Business Model Works
May 9, 2018

An independent insurance agent has many reasons to work with a managing general agent, or MGA. From the requirement of expertise to the availability of a particular product or the competitive price, MGAs provide a variety of services and competitive …

Homeowners Versus Flood Insurance Policies
September 1, 2017

As the 2017 hurricane season gains strength following Hurricane Harvey in Texas, residential and commercial property owners along the Gulf of Mexico and in other coastal or low-lying regions across the country are likely to be double checking their i…

D&O Insurance Litigation Continues to Rise
July 11, 2017

The D&O insurance industry has seen a significant increase in claims involving securities class action suits in recent years, as we have written about in the past. A study published by Advisen provides insight into some of the claims trends that …

Insurance Agent Liability and E&O Coverage
June 21, 2017

Insurance agent liability is a professional risk that can be triggered by either the actions or inactions of an agent. The leading cause of claims against insurance agents today is the failure to provide the right coverage to insureds, according to a…

Long Term Care Pricing May Change
June 6, 2017

Genworth, the largest seller of stand-alone long term care insurance (LTCI), is planning to significantly revise the way long term care policy premiums are structured. Traditionally, consumers purchase a policy and insurers charge flat premiums for s…