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Historical Context of Maritime Law—When ruling on punitive
damages for personal injury claimants who qualify as seamen,
there is no consensus. Michael Orlando explains.
Pollution Exclusion Bars Recovery for Injuries from Concrete
Sealant—Kent Holland discusses a recent Eighth Circuit case
eliminating coverage for an ordinary risk.
Burden of Proof in Coverage Litigation (Part 5)—The burden
can shift quickly but subtly, Brent Cooper warns, and prudent
practitioners must have the evidence necessary to carry their
burden or shift it back to the opposition.
Controlled, Unaffiliated, Insurance Business in a Captive—Donald
Riggin looks at 831(b) captives and what is meant by
"controlled" unaffiliated business.
Side A D&O Liability Insurance Market Survey 2014—The
complimentary executive summary to the October issue of The Betterley Report reveals broadened coverage to meet insureds'
Texas Court Rules WC Is the Exclusive Remedy in CCIP Claim—Barry
Zalma relates a case involving a crane collapse and a contractor
controlled insurance program.
Appraisal Clause in Homeowners Policies—Tim Ryles compares
these provisions in four insurers' policies, pointing out how
each handles the issue.