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Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill 4D (“SB 4D”) relating to building safety into law on May 26, 2022, on the same day he signed Senate Bill 2D relating to property insurance. The bill was proposed and passed following the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida in June 2021.
We are delighted to announce we have opened a new office in Houston, Texas – our second in the State and ninth in the US.
Kennedys acquires dynamic team in Florida and New York as firm marks five year anniversary of North American expansion
We are pleased to continue US expansion with the strategic addition of three new partners, further enhancing our US and Bermuda insurance claims and coverage bench.
Today we announced the launch of our in-depth report, 'Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenges of climate change', which finds that the underwriting practices of (re)insurers are a major catalyst for change among businesses in the ongoing climate crisis.
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
Five years on from the Grenfell Tower fire, the Building Safety Act 2022 is set to make major changes to the law and practice of the construction industry when it starts to come into force at the end of this month.
The Building Safety Act 2022 became an Act of Parliament on 28 April 2022, bringing with it the most wide-ranging changes to building safety that the UK has ever seen. We consider its impact on the insurance sector.
A Louisiana intermediate appellate court issued its decision in the appeal of Cajun Conti, LLC et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London et al., Case No. 2021-CA-0343, on June 15, 2022. The plurality decision of the court is notable as it is the first appellate ruling in the country to have reversed a trial court’s order in favor of insurers and find coverage under standard commercial property policy language for business interruption loss related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill 2D (“SB 2D”), relating to property insurance, and Senate Bill 4D (“SB 4D”), relating to building safety, into law on May 26, 2022. The bill, SB 2D, enacts pro-consumer measures to help alleviate rising insurance costs, increases insurance claim transparency, and cracks down on frivolous lawsuits which drive up costs for all Floridians. It amends certain prohibited advertisement practices for contractors, and reigns in property insurance bad faith litigation and litigation by assignees.
Property insurance in Spain: consequences of risk aggravation and considerations on mandatory loss adjustment proceedings
In this article, we outline the Spanish Supreme Court decision number 712/2021, which clarifies the consequences of a lack of communication of risk aggravation after a loss occurrence.