Robert J. Bates, Jr. Ranked as North American Global Elite Thought Leader by Who’s Who LegalMay 2019 | Category: News, Recent Successes
BatesCarey Founding Partner Robert J. Bates, Jr. has been named a top five Global Elite Thought Leader in North America by the London-based publishing group Who’s Who Legal for the third year in a row. This coveted distinction is earned through the nominations of peers, clients and industry sources.
Adam H. Fleischer Shares Insights on Opioid Liability Claims Coverage and Litigation in CLE WebinarMay 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
Adam H. Fleischer will address insurance coverage issues related to the expanding breadth of opioid liability claims in a CLE webinar Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
BatesCarey Enters 15th Year of Top Rankings From Chambers USAApril 2019 | Category: News, Recent Successes
For the 15th consecutive year, BatesCarey has earned recognition as a leading insurance coverage firm from Chambers USA, the legal industry’s most respected rankings list.
No Regrets: BatesCarey Defends Ninth Circuit Ruling On Molestation CoverageMarch 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
After a respected web site published an article critical of BatesCarey’s client’s appellate victory in Westport v. California Casualty, Adam Fleischer responded with this retort in Law360 explaining why the decision was strong and sound for both insurers and their insureds.
Patrick Bedell Shares Insights with Bloomberg Law on Connecticut Opioid RulingMarch 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
Opioid Coverage Task Force member Patrick Bedell shares insights with Bloomberg Law on a Connecticut court’s recent dismissal of claims against opioid drugmakers in the article “Purdue Attacks Charges That Opioid Marketing Caused Overdoses.”
Jason P. Minkin, Jonathan A. Cipriani, and Melissa A. Sereda author a note “On The Sea, But Not A Seaman,” appearing in Insurance Marine NewsFebruary 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
Jason P. Minkin, Jonathan A. Cipriani, and Melissa A. Sereda authored a note appearing in Insurance Marine News entitled On The Sea, But Not A Seaman. The article examines a recent US Court decision addressing the remedies available to maritime workers under the Jones Act and general maritime law.
BatesCarey Obtains 9th Circuit Ruling Affirming $3.3 Million Award for Reimbursement of Settlement Amounts Paid in Molestation SettlementsFebruary 2019 | Category: News
BatesCarey’s Adam H. Fleischer, Mark G. Sheridan and Michael H. Passman obtained a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirming a subrogation award in the amount of $2.6 million plus approximately $750,000 in prejudgment interest in connection with amounts paid in molestations settlements.
Mickey Passman Discusses Recent Federal Decision Confirming That Insured Has Burden of Demonstrating CoverageFebruary 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
In his February 2019 Insurance Law IICLE Flashpoints column, Michael “Mickey” Passman examines a recent federal decision confirming the rule that the insured has the burden of demonstrating coverage.
On the Sea, But Not A Seaman: When Maritime Workers Can Bring Claims Under the Jones Act and General Maritime LawFebruary 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
While the Jones Act and general maritime law provide injured maritime workers with remedies, these remedies, as reflected in a recent federal decision and the precedents it follows, are not available to every maritime worker who sustains an injury on the water. In Ross v. W&T Offshore, Inc., 2018 WL 6492762 (E.D. La. Dec. 10, 2018) (slip copy), the court, reinforcing the threshold requirements necessary for seeking relief under the Jones Act and general maritime law, rejected the contention that an employee injured on an oil platform permanently affixed to the sea floor can seek recovery under either the Jones Act or general maritime law.
BatesCarey Expands Insurance Coverage Bench With Four New AssociatesFebruary 2019 | Category: News
BatesCarey is pleased to announce that four new associates have joined the firm, deepening its premier insurance coverage bench.