New Expert Commentary
and insurance content dashboard
Builders Risk: Separation of Insureds Clause—Most builders
risk policies do not address this issue. Steve Coombs
says industry action is needed.
Insuring Residences Owned by a Trust, LLC, or Other
Entity—Tim O'Brien provides guidance on the
issues to consider to cover all parties with an
insurable interest in an entity-owned residential
Attorney Fee Award Approved Based on AAA Rules—This
case has unwieldy implications for contracts where
attorney fees were not intended. Ken Slavens explains.
Trends in Energy Insurance—Falling Oil Prices—Jeff
Balcombe looks at the effect of declining oil prices
on the energy insurance industry and the value of
First-Party Insurance and Anti-Technicality Statutes—In
property claims involving conditions or warranties,
Brent Cooper recommends looking at anti-technicality
Guidance for Cyberincident Response Plans—Melissa
Krasnow provides a checklist developed from state
and federal sources.
Captive Agent Must Use Ordinary Care—Whether
independent or captive, insurance agents owe a duty
not cause harm. Barry Zalma discusses a related