Outside-the-Beltway Edition: Mayor Adams’ First 100 Days

Outside-the-Beltway Edition: Mayor Adams’ First 100 Days Eric Adams – a former New York City police captain, state lawmaker, and Brooklyn Borough President -distinguished himself in the Democratic primary running on public safety, economic inequality, and making the city feel orderly, functional and fun again. In his first 100 days in office, Adams projected an […]

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Eleventh Circuit (Florida):  No Bad Faith for Investigating Claim

On February 15, 2022, the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit upheld the Southern District of Florida’s summary judgment victory for GEICO, finding that no reasonable jury could conclude that GEICO had operated in bad faith with respect to its handling of a wrongful death claim against its insured. Ellis v. GEICO Gen. […]

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AI and Cybersecurity Issues Look Set to Dominate the Privacy Landscape in 2022

Meghan Stoppel, who spent over a decade serving as an Assistant Attorney General, and later a Consumer Protection Chief, to both Democratic and Republican state attorneys generals, talks to Andy Baer, Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Technology, Privacy and Data Security practice, about how state AGs are weighing in on both policy and enforcement with respect to privacy. […]

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Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins Wins Key Insurance Coverage Jury Trial

On February 22, 2022, a Delaware Superior Court jury found that Conduent State Healthcare, LLC, engaged in insurance fraud and bad faith in its $236 million settlement of claims by the State of Texas under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act.  Conduent sued its insurers in Delaware for coverage of the settlement.  The insurers raised […]

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What Happens When You Have to Pay a Plaintiff More Than Your Insurance Policy Will Pay?

What defendants can do when their counsel worries more about maintaining the business of the insurance company that refers them cases, than the clients they are assigned to represent? You rely upon your defense attorney. They are confident they will win at trial. You have limited, or no conversations with the insurance adjuster making payment […]

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Your Role in the Pursuit of Justice

You hired a lawyer.  You can relax and leave everything in her hands, right?  Not exactly. Plaintiffs are responsible  for proving that more likely than not, the defendant acted in the manner set forth in the Complaint.  In many cases, the plaintiff’s allegations are based in part upon that person’s testimony; so plaintiffs are responsible […]

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Cozen O’Connor Expands Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group with Six New Attorneys; Opens New South Florida Office in Boca Raton

Boca Raton, Fla. – September 2, 2021 – Cozen O’Connor strengthened its Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice in South Florida with the addition of six attorneys. The firm also expands its domestic footprint with the opening of a new office in Boca Raton, Florida. The attorneys, from the boutique firms Morris Law Group and Elder Law Associates […]

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Murphy & Landon joins IR as the exclusive Personal Injury Member in US – Delaware

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Francis J. Murphy of Murphy & Landon. Francis has joined IR as our exclusive Personal Injury Member in US – Delaware. Innovative, Experienced, Determined Trial Lawyers with a Tradition of Success Murphy & Landon is home to a team of Delaware’s finest […]

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Rafael X. Zahralddin participates in the IR Global Insolvency Virtual Series – Insolvency & Restructuring: How the global pandemic changed the rules on insolvency

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers Insolvency and restructuring legislation changed radically in all jurisdictions in the wake of COVID-19. While governments have tried to delay the number of insolvencies in the short term, most experts agree that distressed businesses will start to fail significantly later this year and into 2021. For insolvency practitioners and lawyers alike, […]

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