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Title Firm Location/Date/Firm Name
Jean Saint-Onge Named Fellow of The International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Montreal, QC) March 23, 2015
Lavery, de Billy L.L.P.
Secrest Wardle Supports National MS Society, Michigan Chapter, During National MS Awareness Week (Troy, MI) March 13, 2015
Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C.
Mark E. Morley Honored for an Outstanding Legal Career (Troy, MI) March 12, 2015
Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C.
TLSS Expands to South Florida, Opening a New Office in Palm Beach Gardens (Hawthorne, NY) March 11, 2015
Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
Two Secrest Wardle Attorneys Selected to List of DBusiness "Top Lawyers" for 2015 (Troy, MI) March 9, 2015
Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Tops Bond Buyer List for 4th Straight Year (Charleston, SC) March 5, 2014
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Nieds Joins Henderson Franklin's Intellectual Property Team (Fort Myers, FL) March 5, 2015
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt
Dickie McCamey Welcomes Oil & Gas Attorney (Pittsburgh, PA) March 5, 2015
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
Local Attorney is Appointed by the American Arbitration Association (Norfolk, VA) March 4, 2015
Vandeventer Black LLP
Vernis & Bowling of Broward Obtains Important 4th DCA Victory Regarding Social Media Discovery (North Palm Beach, FL) Feb. 25, 2015
Vernis & Bowling of Palm Beach, P.A.
Five Secrest Wardle Partners Named to Hour Detroit 2015 List of "The Top Women Attorneys in Michigan" (Troy, MI) February 26, 2015
Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C.
Clausen Miller P.C. Names Three Attorneys to Partner and Two New Shareholders (Chicago, IL) February 26, 2015
Clausen Miller P.C.
Dickie McCamey Welcomes Back Real Estate and Energy Attorney (Pittsburgh, PA) February 19, 2015
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
Fort Myers Litigation Attorney Bruce Stanley Achieves 30 Year Milestone of Legal Expertise (Fort Myers, FL) February 18, 2015
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt
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It's the Law - Legal Precedents Impacting the Insurance Industry
In Utah, employee status is no longer limited to categories explicitly listed under the Governmental Immunity Act. Recent cases in Arizona define "direct primary care provider plan," address the definition of "managing general agent" and add licensing requirements for navigators and certified application counselors. In Idaho, failure to use a seat belt is admissible as evidence under certain circumstances. Read More...

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Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2015
Attorney Mark Vanneste from the law firm of Secrest Wardle in Michigan, discusses the state's PIP and no-fault law pertaining to automobile accidents.

Posted: Thu, 26 Feb 2015
Attorney Ted Schaer from the law firm of Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C., discusses cyber liability and implementing a proper action plan when a data breach has been identified.

Posted: Tue, 17 Feb 2015
Attorneys Eric Harrison and Caitlin Lundquist from the law firm of Methfessel & Werbel in Edison, New Jersey, discuss the exhaustion defense and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Posted: Thu, 05 Feb 2015
Attorney Charlie Lemley, from the law firm of Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C., discusses factors insurers should consider in deciding whether to offer independent counsel when defending an insured under a reservation of rights.

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Law DigestThe Law Digest serves as a summary of the insurance laws for each state and the Canadian Provinces. Our aim is to provide a reference source for each state and province that covers some of the general insurance principles in leading case decisions. We search for law firms that are of excellent reputation and sufficient size to undertake and fulfill the responsibility of revising the laws.

Law Digest Tables
Legal Precedents Impacting the Insurance Industry within the Past Year:
Utah courtesy of Plant, Christensen & Kanell, P.C. of Salt Lake City
Employee status is no longer limited to categories explicitly listed under Governmental Immunity Act. More agents of governmental agencies may be entitled to governmental immunity. Mallory v. BYU, 2014 UT 27. Injuries can be apportioned to all pre-existing conditions, but the defendant bears burden of proof. Harris v. Shopko Stores, 2013 UT 34, 308 P.3d 449..
Arizona courtesy of Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. of Phoenix, AZ
Accident and Health Insurance -- A.R.S. §§20-123, 44-1799.91 et seq. Defines "direct primary care provider plan" and clarifies it is not insurance; Adjusters -- A.R.S. §20-321 - Changes the definition and licensing requirement of adjusters; Agents and Brokers -- A.R.S. §§20-311, 20-336 et seq. - Changes the definition of managing general agent and adds licensing requirements for navigators and certified application counselors; Delivery -- A.R.S. §20-239 - Permits electronic delivery of notices and documents required in transaction or evidencing coverage; Privileged Communications -- A.R.S. §§20-3301, -3302 - Creates privilege for insurance self-evaluative audit documents.
Idaho courtesy of Elam & Burke, P.A. of Boise, ID
Failure to use a seat belt is admissible as evidence if the defendant can show by clear and convincing evidence that the claimant's failure to wear a safety restraint was a contributing cause of the particular injury or damage sustained by the claimant. I.C. § 6–1608.

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