- Blog: Data Security Law BlogTaking the Ransom Out of Ransomware? Debate on Ransomware Payments Picks UpPosted on July 26, 2021 by Anthony C. LoMonaco, Peter A. NelsonThe price tags of several high-profile ransomware attacks have made headlines over the past couple of months. Colonial Pipeline, which supplies roughly 45% of the fuel for the East Coast, paid a $4.4 million ransom to hackers (though the FBI reportedly recovered some $2.3 million of it back). JBS USA, a major meat processing company, [...]
- Blog: Hunton Insurance Recovery BlogHunton Andrews Kurth’s Insurance Recovery Practice, Andrea DeField and Cary D. Steklof, Recognized as Legal ElitePosted on July 26, 2021 by Casey L. CoffeyWe are proud to share that Hunton Andrews Kurth insurance coverage Partner Andrea (“Andi”) DeField and Counsel Cary D. Steklof were recently recognized as 2021 Legal Elite Up & Comers in Florida Trend magazine. Florida Trend invited all in-state members of the Florida Bar to name attorneys whom they highly regard or would recommend to others. Only the top 111 attorneys were recognized for their leadership in the legal field and in the community. Andi and Cary are both well deserving of this honor and the award reflects their dedication to providing excellent legal services. Continue Readin...
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsKeep Mental Health Parity Compliance Documentation at the Top of Your Compliance To-Do ListPosted on July 22, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupAs discussed in our prior blog posts, available here, here, and here, an employer must maintain documentation demonstrating that its group health plan is compliant with mental health and substance use disorder parity rules. The DOL has made compliance with these rules a high priority, and DOL enforcement efforts have begun. Employers should follow up […] The post Keep Mental Health Parity Compliance Documentation at the Top of Your Compliance To-Do List appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Waller Law BlogExecutive order targets hospital consolidation, non-competesPosted on July 8, 2021 by Executive order aims to increase scrutiny on healthcare mergers, limit non-competes and support price transparency.
- Blog: It Pays to Be CoveredWyoming Supreme Court Rules Refinery Company Can Seek Extracontractual Insurance Recovery Against Holdout InsurerPosted on May 24, 2021 by Marc James Ayers, G. Benjamin Milam, Geoffrey Greeves and A. Kate MargolisIn a landmark victory for policyholders, the Supreme Court of Wyoming found that a subsidiary of Sinclair Oil can invoke statutory bad faith damages after prevailing in a coverage dispute with its insurer, Infrassure. The court rejected the district court’s analysis that supported the insurer’s narrow interpretation of the state’s insurance code. On certification from...