December 2016 - Volume XXIX, Number 12

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Date: 1/6/2017
By PLUS Team

APPLICATION PERIOD:  December 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017

Date: 1/6/2017
By PLUS Team

 

February 8 & 9, 2017 | New York, NY

Marriott Marquis


Date: 12/20/2016
By Kelly Gibbons

 If we were to poll the officers of most companies in America, I suspect the overwhelming majority them would vote that if they were authorized to sign a contract on behalf of their employer, that only their employer would be liable on the contract.

Date: 12/20/2016
By PLUS Team

A selection of some of the sights captured at the PLUS Conference 2016 in Chicago.


Date: 12/20/2016
By David Vaillancourt

 The Supreme Court of Canada has provided guidance to the insurance industry on the interpretation of standard form insurance contracts in the recent decision of Ledcor Construction Ltd. v. Northbridge.  While the decision concerns a builders’ risk policy, the principles set down by the Court will be of general application to policies across all areas of risk.

Date: 12/20/2016
By PLUS Team

A full listing of the 2016 PLUS volunteer leaders.


Date: 12/20/2016
By Heather Fox

It’s been a great, and quick, 2016, and as my term as PLUS president comes to an end, I wanted to reflect on the many accomplishments we’ve had over the past 12 months. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed serving as president, and 2016 has been a noteworthy year for our association in a number of ways.

Date: 12/20/2016
By Leslie M. Jenny, Esq.

Lawyers handling catastrophic injury cases have closely followed the emerging body of case law regarding the impact, if any, of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on claims for future damages.

Date: 12/20/2016
By Barry Temkin

Several courts have recently addressed the issue of whether lawyers may serve as whistleblowers against their former clients when doing so results in the disclosure of confidential client information.

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