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Posted In: Employment Claims, Uncategorized

Don’t Lose Your Employment Practices Liability Insurance.

Coverage May Depend on Disclosure of Prior Claims in the Policy Application, and Timely Notice of Claims During the Policy Period.  Employment practices liability (EPL) insurance may provide coverage for…

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Posted In: Employment Claims

Wage and Hour Liability Coverage?

Defense-Only Coverage May Be Available. Want Indemnification Too?  The First Five Million’s On You. Lawsuits alleging violation of statutes regulating overtime wages, tips and other employee compensation, commonly referred to…

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Posted In: Employment Claims, Sexual Abuse

Prior Arbitration Establishes Exclusion: No Coverage Under EPL Policy for Reckless or Willful Sexual Harassment

In a case won by Anderson & Kreiger, and argued by this blogger, the First Circuit rejected a policyholder’s argument that he was entitled to re-litigate an arbitration panel’s determination…

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Posted In: Employment Claims

NO SOUP FOR YOU! (Part III)

No Coverage For Massachusetts Tips Cases, Say Three Trial Court Judges Here is the last of three posts on recent Massachusetts tips act coverage cases.  Click these links to see…

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Posted In: Employment Claims

NO SOUP FOR YOU! (Part II)

No Coverage For Massachusetts Tips Cases, Say Three Trial Court Judges This is the second of three posts on recent Massachusetts tips act coverage cases.  The first post is here….

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Posted In: Employment Claims

NO SOUP FOR YOU! (Part I)

No Coverage For Massachusetts Tips Cases, Say Three Trial Court Judges Tips cases – claims that restaurants or other employers improperly pooled or failed to distribute gratuities – are increasingly…

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