Practices


Fairfax gets Further SEC Subpoena

September 26, 2005 - Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. said it received a further subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of the agency's probe into certain insurance products used to hide... Read More


SEC May Sue General Re Officials

September 10, 2005 - Berkshire Hathaway, the Omaha holding company controlled by Warren E. Buffett, said that regulators had notified Joseph P. Brandon, that they planned to file a civil fraud complaint against... Read More


AIG Inflated Claims, says Local Lawsuit

July 24, 2005 - American International Group Inc., the New York insurance giant embroiled in a scandal over padded earnings, is now under attack in Boston for allegedly inflating insurance claims. Read More


Expert Warns of Further Finite Risk Lawsuits

July 22, 2005 - Auditors, actuaries, consultants and investment banks will be among the growing number of companies named in finite risk lawsuits, according to a leading provider of strategic information... Read More


Second General Re Executive Pleads Guilty in AIG Fraud Case

July 13, 2005 - The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a second senior executive of General Re Corporation, Richard Napier, for his role in aiding and abetting a securities fraud committed by... Read More


New Study on Rising Insurance Rates and Dropping Claims

July 7, 2005 - Two Leading State Attorneys General and State Insurance Commissioner Strongly Challenge the Insurance Industry's Price-Gouging of Doctors Call for Oversight. Read More


300,000 Claims get a Second Look

April 1, 2005 - Hundreds of thousands of policyholders whose disability claims were turned down by UnumProvident are getting a second chance to collect benefits. Read More


Alfa found guilty of insurance fraud

January 13, 2005 - Today, an Escambia County jury returned a $500,000 verdict against Alfa Mutual Insurance Company for fraud. Willie Hudson and his companion, Betty Jo Phillips, accused Alfa and its... Read More


Dental group sues Blue Cross

January 7, 2005 - The Alabama Dental Association is suing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, claiming the insurance company defrauded roughly 1,600 dentists out of more than $100 million in... Read More


Broad discovery requests to prove pattern and practice of Bad Faith

September 4, 2004 - Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a 27 page opinion that affirmed a Magistrate Judge's orders requiring insurers to answer broad discovery requests related to their business... Read More


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