Independent Contractor vs Employee Status in the Gig Economy
By: Daniel Walsh As recently noted by FMG’s Connor Bateman, Courts across the country are now reexamining coverage issues stemming from auto insurance policies held by drivers working with Transportation Network Companies (“TNCs”) such as Lyft and Uber. In Dynamex Operations W. v. Superior Court, 2018 Cal. LEXIS 3152, the California Supreme Court set forth a…
Are We Speaking the Same Language?
By: Seth F. Kirby When describing insurance coverage analysis to individuals unfamiliar with the nature of my practice, I often compare it to assembling a puzzle. Coverage counsel has to examine the claim presented to determine if it fits within the framework of coverage set forth in the insurance contract. Of course, the puzzle pieces…
Statutes Affecting Indemnification Agreements in Construction Contracts
By: Kamy Molavi It is quite common for parties involved in construction projects to include indemnity provisions within their construction contracts. In recent years, a majority of states have enacted anti-indemnity statutes that restrict, modify, or invalidate indemnification agreements in construction contracts. With respect to the degree of fault against which indemnity may be barred,…
D&O Insurance Policies Now Tailored to Health Care Organizations
By: Kelly Morrison
The new wave of insurance policies explicitly addresses antitrust and HIPAA concerns unique to the medical industry.
Please visit the following link for more information: D&O Insurance for Healthcare Organizations: Our Prescription for Better Coverage.