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Insurance Counselor

Attached is the Winter 2010 edition of Insurance Counselor, Jenner & Block's Insurance Litigation and Counseling Practice newsletter.  This edition discusses:

  • A decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, which presents a cautionary tale for prospective D&O policyholders confronted with a request to sign a warranty letter. 
  • Insurance implications of a recent ruling by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals that may lead to new claims alleging injuries from cell phone usage against a variety of businesses involved in the cell phone industry.
  • A checklist for policyholders renewing D&O insurance policies.
  • A decision by a U.K. court, which is favorable to U.S. policyholders, that rejected a solvent Scottish insurance company's efforts to close its books and avoid full liability for long-tail claims. 
  • An article discussing the scope of the Chinese drywall problem and the potential impact when policyholders turn to their insurers to respond to the alleged resulting bodily injury and property damage claims.
  • The addition of Jerry Oshinsky, a leading policyholder side insurance litigator, to Jenner & Block’s Los Angeles office.


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