D&O Coverage Affected by Supremes
The high court's decision on the Enron-Skilling case could impact how D&O insurers handle claims.
Supremes Dodge Sex-Text Case Issues
In the recent Quon case, the Supreme Court shied away from the chance to set any real standard for employers on evaluating privacy concerns for electronic communications.
High Court Backs Big Oil
Would the Supreme Court have decided differently in this recent service-station franchisee dispute had the case come after the BP oil rig explosion?
'Anti-Stacking' Given Due Deference
A Washington court upholds the anti-stacking clause in a commercial policy, enforcing the definition of occurrence and policy limits.
Waving Guns in Our Nation's Capital
Recent gun possession decisions highlight the importance of understanding state laws.
In-House E-Discovery Blunders
For the first time, a court sanctions in-house counsel in a case that could make you wish you had ESP for your company's ESI.
A Health Reform Without Reason
Congress has acted to repeal health insurers' antitrust exemption. So what?
High Court Ruling Gives Ammo to Biz Defendants
A new terrorism-related case could actually have huge implications for business, squelching plaintiffs' suits before they start.
High Court Biz Cases Lack Pizzazz
SOX, risk management patents, corporate domiciles, mutual funds--the Supreme Court has its hand full with business cases that, though not scintillating, could show Sotomayor's colors.
Judicial 'Activism' In Its Proper Light
Businesses should thank their lucky stars that so-called judicial activism takes place in U.S. courtrooms, especially the biggest courtroom of them all.
Money for Nothing?
Money for Nothing? | Risk & Insurance |
Judicial campaign contributions get a Supreme Court review, and the result means good things for commercial and insurance litigation.
Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied
Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied | Risk & Insurance |
Business might soon find state courts unable to mete out just civil (or any) decisions because of local budget shortfalls. That could force business litigants toward private arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.