Bad Faith Roundup – December 14, 2015

By jmarchelewski

News from the insurance, healthcare and legal worlds.

ace_sleeveEntrepreneurs Raise $13 Million to ‘Reinvent’ U.S. P/C Insurance with Peer-to-Peer Insurer (Insurance Journal)

Do E-Cigarettes Really Not Have Any Secondhand Effects? 3 Common Myths, Busted (Yahoo! Health)

Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice (New York Times)

Net-Neutrality Proponents Warn of Loopholes (Wall Street Journal)

 

 

Bad Faith Roundup, eCig Edition

By jmarchelewski

News regarding ecig litigation.

smokingShernoff Bidart Echeverria launches e-cig explosion injury website (www.eciginjuryattorney.com)

E-Cig Makers Face Suits Over Alleged Carcinogens (Bloomberg)

Researchers Say E-Cig Flavors Now Linked to Respiratory Disease (KVRR)

“Blood just pouring down,” E-cig explodes in Oklahoma man’s face (KFOR)

 

 

Bad Faith Roundup – December 1, 2015

By jmarchelewski

News from the insurance, healthcare and legal worlds.

arm-wrestlingRisky Business: Health And Life Insurance Falls Short On Pot (Abovethelaw.com)

Highway Death Toll Takes Troubling Turn: Up 8.1% This Year (Insurance Journal)

Southern California hospitals with Catholic roots closer to merging (Los Angeles Daily News)

Former N.Y. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Found Guilty in Corruption Trial (Wall Street Journal)

 

 

Bad Faith Roundup – November 23, 2015

By jmarchelewski

News from the insurance, legal and healthcare worlds.

Cigarette-buttTwo Bakersfield men file lawsuits claiming e-cigarettes exploded (Bakersfield Californian)

Pfizer and Allergan’s $160-billion pharmaceutical merger puts new twist on tax-avoiding inversions (Los Angeles Times)

Chief Justice John Roberts on taking on a Democratic President (FDR) (Wall Street Journal)

Florida Couple Awarded $14.5M in Geico Uninsured Motorist Lawsuit (Insurance Journal)

 

 

Bad Faith Roundup – November 17, 2015

By jmarchelewski

News from the insurance, legal and healthcare worlds.

stacked logoInsurance MVP: Shernoff Bidart’s Michael Bidart (Law360)

Jury awards $1.885 million when e-cigarette charger starts a fire. Riverside County (Jury Verdict Alert)

AIG Subsidiaries Get Slammed With Punitives Following Contentious Trial (Corporate Counsel)

Court rejects Donald Sterling’s appeal of Clippers sale (Los Angeles Times)

 

Bad Faith Roundup – November 9, 2015

By jmarchelewski

News from the legal, insurance and healthcare worlds.

stacked logoMichael J. Bidart Honored as Law360 Insurance MVP (Shernoff.com)

General Counsel for Al Jazeera America Appears to Be Unlicensed (New York Times)

Cancer patients with Medi-Cal see lower survival rates, study says (LA Daily News)

Wildfires, and Now El Niño May Boost Californian’s Appetites for Surplus Lines (Insurance Journal)