December 01, 2016

NH Supreme Court Finds Volunteer Worker to be an Insured under Employer’s Insurance Policy

The Supreme Court of New Hampshire recently issued an opinion in the case of Michael Newell v. Markel Corporation, et al., 2016 WL 3533495 N.H. (2016).
November 01, 2016

RI Supreme Court Narrows Scope of Discovery Regarding Testifying Experts

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently issued a decision that significantly narrows the scope of materials exchanged during discovery relative to testifying experts.
October 01, 2016

CT Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Insurer’s Subrogation Rights

The Supreme Court of Connecticut ruled that workers’ compensation insurers are permitted to maintain equitable subrogation claims against third-party tortfeasors to recover benefits paid to injured employees on behalf of insured employers.
September 01, 2016

New Pay Equity Law Brings Big Changes for Employers

On August 1, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker signed a new law aimed toward closing the wage gap in Massachusetts.
August 01, 2016

The Implied Coinsured Doctrine as a Defense in Fire Subrogation Lawsuits

The basic concept of insurance subrogation is that when an insurer pays its insured for a loss, the insurer assumes the rights of its insured with respect to any claims against third parties who are responsible for the loss.