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Insurance Law Update Resource Center

As a service to Jenner & Block's clients and the greater legal community, the firm's Insurance Recovery and Counseling practice maintains online resource centers that offer the latest case law and other developments.

Jenner & Block will update this web page with new developments and items of interest as they become available.

Federal Court Examines Possible Implications of Delays in Investigating Cyber Insurance Claims

A recent Federal Court decision examines the importance of an insurer’s timely claims handling procedures in the context of cyber insurance policies.  The case reveals that courts, when interpreting duties under cyber insurance policies, may be inclined to apply a heightened standard of care to an insurer’s delay in investigating cyber insurance claims even when the insurer is found to not owe coverage under the policy.  The decision supports the need for diligence in an insurer’s investigation of claims under cyber insurance policies.

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