Attorney representation in liability claims has increased significantly, with litigation rates climbing in 2023. The trend is partly driven by a rush to file lawsuits in Florida before new tort reform measures took effect, according to Sedgwick’s latest report.
June 13 Legislation & Regulation Liability Litigation Risk Management Florida

A retired fire captain from Davie, Florida, faces charges of insurance fraud and criminal use of personal identification for allegedly submitting falsified lodging invoices related to a 2022 insurance claim.
June 12 Fraud Insurance Industry Liability Litigation Florida

A bull escaped its enclosure at the Sisters Rodeo, injuring three people, including a Deschutes County sergeant, before being recaptured by rodeo professionals.
June 10 Catastrophe Insurance Industry Liability Risk Management Oregon

Netflix is being sued for $170 million by a woman claiming to be the inspiration for a character in the series Baby Reindeer, alleging defamation and emotional distress.
June 7 Legislation & Regulation Liability Litigation California

Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals rules that retailers like Wal-Mart have no duty to protect patrons from fleeing shoplifters, affirming summary judgment in a negligence case.
June 7 Legislation & Regulation Liability Litigation Risk Management Florida

Rhode Island’s new law, effective January 2025, prevents auto insurers from charging widows and widowers higher rates, treating them the same as married policyholders.
June 6 Auto Insurance Industry Legislation & Regulation Liability Delaware Pennsylvania Rhode Island

Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1561 into law on May 11, introducing several consumer protections for patients undergoing liposuction, including Brazilian butt lifts (BBLs).
June 6 Legislation & Regulation Liability Life & Health Risk Management Florida

A New Jersey court ruled that an Amazon driver’s workplace shooting injury was not compensable under workers’ compensation, citing the personal nature of the incident and lack of connection to employment.
June 3 Liability Litigation Risk Management Workers' Compensation New Jersey

A West Virginia appellate court ruled that a worker injured while assisting an accident victim during a work-related trip is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, overturning previous decisions.
May 31 Insurance Industry Liability Litigation Workers' Compensation Pennsylvania West Virginia

The potential federal reclassification of marijuana may affect liability insurance coverage, necessitating careful review of policy exclusions and legal compliance for businesses in the marijuana industry.
May 30 Insurance Industry Legislation & Regulation Liability Risk Management

The National Transportation Safety Board has urged federal and state authorities to review inspection reports and address maintenance issues for bridges made of uncoated weathering steel, following the 2022 Fern Hollow Bridge collapse in Pittsburgh.
May 28 Legislation & Regulation Liability Risk Management Technology Pennsylvania

The Missouri Court of Appeals confirmed that the state-run Second Injury Fund is not responsible for a worker’s permanent total disability benefits related to a psychological injury following a physical injury.
May 28 Insurance Industry Liability Litigation Workers' Compensation Missouri

The family of Orla Ruth Baxendale has filed a lawsuit against Stew Leonard’s and Cookies United LLC after a mislabeled cookie caused a fatal allergic reaction, highlighting severe negligence in labeling.
May 28 Insurance Industry Liability Life & Health Litigation Connecticut New York

Learn how social inflation is driving adverse reserve development in P&C insurance and what it means for future accident years.
May 24 Insurance Industry Liability Litigation Risk Management

Jury awards $58.35 million to train yard worker Pablo Scipione for injuries sustained while working at Kinkisharyo International’s LA facility.
May 23 Liability Litigation Risk Management Workers' Compensation California

Mid-America Catastrophe ServicesWeller SalvageU.S. Forensic

  Recent Provider Listings

Serving Kentucky Statewide - CLM Member
Kentucky Attorneys & Law Firms
Serving Massachusetts, Connecticut & Rhode Island
Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Fire Investigations
Serving Northern Illinois
Illinois Attorneys & Law Firms