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Illinois Guaranty Fund Gets Setoff From Statutory Dram Shop Limit Rather Than Jury Verdict

Eighteen-year-old boy was killed in a head-on collision with a vehicle driven by an intoxicated person. His parents received $26,550 from the drunk driver’s insurance carrier and $80,000 from their own insurance carrier. They subsequently filed a dram shop suit. While it was pending, the dram shop’s insurance carrier was declared insolvent, and the Illinois …

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New Ridesharing Legislation in California and Oregon Highlights Insurance Uncertainty in Emerging Industries

Managing a company’s exposure to new types of risks is often a complicated endeavor.  We’ve previously reported on the uncertainty that can arise when existing coverage models are applied to a new risk—such as losses arising from data breaches and other cyber-attacks.  Applying existing coverage models to emerging industries presents similar challenges.  These challenges were …

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