The age-old American maxim “turnabout is fair play” conveys a fairly simple idea, namely this: If you get the chance to do something, fairness dictates that I receive the same opportunity.
An individual unfamiliar with the term “legacy lawsuit” might reasonably think it is litigation filed by the estate of a well-known decedent whose reputation or life’s work has somehow been tarnished by third parties.
As a long-tenured and proven Louisiana insurance defense law firm, the attorneys at Caffery, Oubre, Campbell & Garrison have represented diverse businesses and insurers across a wide universe of industry-linked matters.
There are obviously insurance-linked disputes that are destined for a courtroom and a formal judicial outcome realized through the intervention of a judge and jury. Parties in some matters – thorny contractual impasses or cases where acrimony is writ large, for example – simply see no other way to resolve legal challenges other than through court-guided adversarial litigation. In fact, they often insist on it.
A recent insurance-linked court outcome outside Louisiana is broadly instructive, setting forth a judicial ruling and reasoning that is logically of interest to national insurers.
Imagine the world of risk and liability from the perspective of an entity that insures against it. For both Louisiana-based insurers and national companies, daily concerns span a truly wide universe of considerations.
It appears that international vacations are something more and more Americans are taking these days. According to AAA, the number of American family travelers that engage in international travel is expected to be 9 percent higher in 2018 than it was two year ago.
How common is car theft in Louisiana? It depends on what part of Louisiana you are talking about. As a recent report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau indicates, the different metro areas in the state vary greatly when it comes to auto theft rate.
Many things can impact an auto insurance company's long-term well-being. This includes how happy it's customers are with it and how customers feel about the services it provides. So, customer satisfaction is very impactful for auto insurers.
Bad faith claims are tedious, costly and time-consuming. They can drag on for months or even years after the resolution of the underlying insurance matter. One way to prevent having to defend against a bad faith claim is to avoid them altogether. These four tips will hopefully help your agency do just that.