Thursday, September 21, 2017
   
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3 Tips When Filing an Insurance Claim

Insurance policies can provide crucial assistance to corporate policyholders. Still, disputes between insurer and insured occasionally occur. Policyholders can take a few simple steps before a claim is filed to put themselves in the best possible position if a coverage issue arises.

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Judge Rules CGL Policy Off the Hook for $22M Sexual Assault Claim

U.S. District Judge Judge David Godbey has ruled that Century Surety Co. was off the hook for a $22 million judgment awarded to a woman who filed suit against the owner of Pastazios Pizza Inc. for sexual assault. 

In April 2011, the owner of Pastazios (Ajredin “Danny” Deari) served the victim several rounds of alcoholic beverages under the pretenses of a job interview. The victim eventually lost consciousness and later awoke in a hotel room, where Deari sexually assaulted her.  She was ultimately able to lock herself in the bathroom and Deari later fled the scene. 

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Criminal Charges Highlight Law Firm Cyber Vulnerability

The recent criminal charges brought against three Chinese citizens for alleged hacks into law firm servers should be a warning to law firms that they are high-value targets for hackers.

The alleged hackers were charged with insider trading based on confidential corporate information obtained through the hacking of several U.S. law firms working on client mergers. As reported by Reuters, prosecutors say the hackers made more than $4 million by placing trades in at least five company stocks based on information from the breached law firm servers, including deals involving Intel Corp and Pitney Bowes Inc.


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