Parties to a lawsuit may have vastly different perspectives on the validity and value of a claim, but as a matter of course, the issue of settlement will arise. Trial is an exceedingly expensive endeavor with an uncertain result. From a risk management perspective, the decision to settle is critical. Yet under liability policies that

Policyholder Diligence Ensures You’re InsuredPolicyholders take notice – a recent New York case highlights the importance of thoroughly analyzing and understanding all policy language to minimize project risk and ensure proper coverage. As an illustration, the Court of Appeals of New York recently held that a named additional insured was not covered under an insurance policy because the plain

FFIEC Highlights Importance of Cyber InsuranceThe Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a joint statement in April emphasizing the need for companies in the financial sector to include cyber insurance in their risk management program. Although the FFIEC did not announce new regulatory requirements or expectations, the announcement is further evidence of what most businesses have already recognized: Cyber