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New York Looks to Reform Coastal Homeowners Insurance Market

"Let's fix the roof before it starts raining," Insurance Superintendent James Wrynn said. "Coastal New York has been lucky for a while to escape a direct hit from a hurricane, but luck is no[…]

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Coastal Insurance, Homeowner Insurance, Homeowners, Iron Cove, louis d'agostino, New York, personal insurance, Reform, regulations

Online Social Networking, A Brave New World of Liability for Employers

Employers can be held liable for the activities of employees under the common law doctrine of agencyrespondeat superior. This doctrine states that the superior (or “principal”) is held responsible[…]

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insurance, Internet Professional Liability, Agency (law), Brave New World, Company, discrimination, Employment, Insurance Industry News, Law, Legal liability, Media Liability, media liability, social media, Social Media Liability, social networking, Swett & Crawford, United States

SEC Examines Funds of Hedge Funds- WSJ 9-12-10

We had to know that this was coming. Due diligence guidelines and responsibilities of Advisers and Funds that make investments in other funds have been increasing steadily over the past 24 months. I[…]

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allocations, due diligence, fund of funds, Hedge Fund Regulation, hedge funds, investors, SEC

Car Booster Seats Make Gains in Insurance Testing

September 09, 2010
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I have a seven (7) year old soon who I thought was too old to be wearing his booster seat. Read some of the statistics provided by the Insurance Journal in a recent study. You can never be too[…]

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insurance, Auto, Cars, Children, personal insurance, protection, Safety

New York Giants Sued by Woman Claiming Injury at 09' Game

This happens more than we know. Read the multitude of disclaimers on your ticket and one would think we enter the stadium at our own risk. It will be interesting to see how this pans out.[…]

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General Liability, Insurance Industry News, Lawsuits, NFL, NY Giants, Sports & Entertainment

Lloyd's of London Insure's NFL Football Players Hair for $1mm

September 07, 2010
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Check out article in Insurance Journal siting that the Pittsburgh Steelers Star Safety, Troy Polamalu's hair is insured for a $1mm by Head and Shoulders (Shampoo Company). Awesome!

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insurance, Entertainment, NFL, Sports, Sports & Entertainment

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