Insurance Application Omissions Not Enough to Rescind Policy
By: Kristian Smith Insurers may need to pay closer attention to insurance applications. A Pennsylvania jury recently ruled that an insurer knew (or should have known) about omissions on an insurance application, preventing the insurer from rescinding the policy. In May 2015, H. J. Heinz Co. filed suit against Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co. for…
Implications of Wisconsin Recall Vote on Public Sector Unions
By: Jason L. Mitchell
Governor Scott Walker survived June 5th’s recall vote by a margin of 7% or roughly 173,00 votes. Because public sector union rights played an important role in the recall campaign, the outcome likely will carry significant implications for public sector unions in Wisconsin and, potentially, elsewhere in the United States.