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HTMLCalifornia Appellate Court Finds No Malicious Product Tampering Coverage for Westland’s Ground Beef
Joseph F. Bermudez, Suzanne M. Meintzer; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
In 2008, Windsor Food Quality Company, Ltd. (Windsor) purchased Westland/Hallmark Meat Company’s (Westland’s) ground beef as an ingredient to be used in its José Olé® frozen food products. On January 30, 2008, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) suspended...

 

HTMLThe SEC and FINRA Will Continue to Audit the Financial Services Industry to Ensure Cybersecurity Protocols Are Current and Viable
Lindsay B. Nickle, Carlos Enrique Provencio; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
On February 2, 2015, Wilson Elser released an overview entitled Corporate Hacking and the Financial Services Industry that provided in-house counsel with talking points to better discuss and understand their corporate cyber-resilience plans. The following day, information on the SEC and FINRA cyber...

 

HTMLModification of Florida Law Imposes New Requirements on the Use of Child Safety Restraint Seats
Alan Fiedel; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
Most new parents are aware that they need to purchase a car seat for their newborn children. Effective January 1, 2015, a new law in Florida, House Bill 225, which modifies Florida Statute section 316.613, is getting attention as it will require that children through age 5 be placed in car seats or...

 

HTMLOhio High Court: State Oil and Gas Law Trumps Anti-fracking Zoning Rules Enacted by a Municipality
Carl J. Pernicone, Kathleen D. Wilkinson; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015
The Ohio Supreme Court, in State ex rel. Morrison v. Beck Energy Corp., Slip Opinion No. 2015-Ohio-485, issued the first state high court decision to consider and reject the proposition that local anti-fracking zoning regulations can be used to trump a state’s oil and gas law favoring...

 

HTMLIndemnification by Insurance Precluded under Wyoming Anti-indemnity Statute in Oil & Gas Personal Injury Coverage Dispute
Cathleen H. Heintz; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
On December 19, 2014, the Federal District Court in Wyoming issued a decision in Lexington Insurance Company v. Precision Drilling Co., LP, et al., D. Wyo., Case No. 12-cv-070-J, extending the reach of the anti-indemnity statute, Wyoming Statute §30-1-131, to preclude coverage of a drilling...

 

HTMLNJ Supreme Court Issues Companion Decisions That Impact Insurers’ Handling of UM/UIM Matters and Address New Jersey’s “Fairly Debatable” Bad Faith Standard
Thomas F. Quinn; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
On February 18, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued companion decisions - Badiali v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group and Wadeer v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group - that impact insurers’ handling of UM/UIM matters and address New Jersey’s “fairly...

 

HTMLIllinois District Court Holds That a Plan Maintained by a Religiously Affiliated Organization Is Not a Church Plan
Edna S. Kersting; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 22, 2015
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently had the opportunity to weigh in on the issue of whether a religiously affiliated employer was exempt from federal regulation of its employee benefits plans based on a statutory exemption created for churches under the...

 

HTMLColorado Supreme Court: Late Notice Inexcusable under Claims-Made Policies
Suzanne M. Meintzer; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
In Craft v. Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co., 2015 CO 11 (Colo. Feb. 17, 2015), Craft was the principal shareholder and president of two entities to which Philadelphia issued claims-made directors and officers coverage. One of the entities sued Craft for misrepresentations allegedly made in the...

 

HTMLSeller Beware: Eighth Circuit Finds Insurer Potentially Liable for Enrollment Mistakes of Employer
Joshua Bachrach; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
In Silva v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 762 F.3d 711 (8th Cir. 2014), the Eighth Circuit joined a number of other circuits in recognizing equitable remedies of reformation and surcharge based on a breach of fiduciary duty under ERISA. The claim for supplemental life insurance benefits...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Supreme Court Rules No Time Bar for Spill Act Contribution Claims
Barbara Hopkinson Kelly, Suna Lee, Erik M. Ortega; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
In a unanimous decision on January 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, in Morristown Associates v. Grant Oil Co., overturned two lower-court decisions and held that the six-year statute of limitations for damage to real property does not apply to Spill Act private contribution claims. The...

 


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