Articles & Essays

Entrusting Or Conveying Your Jewelry Or Fine Art - Let The Consignor (And Its Insurer) Beware

The attached article on entrustments and conveyances of fine art and jewelry by Partner, Jonathan S. Chernow was published at the 2016 IFASIC Convention held in Athens, Greece on October   [view full story]

AVOIDING CONFLICTS IN THE TRIPARTITE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INSURER, INSURED AND DEFENSE COUNSEL
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PASS THROUGHS OF EXPOSURE UNDER NEW YORK LAW
Pass through refers to the method by which all or a portion of an insured's exposure is passed to another party. This may be done by the insured obtaining coverage from another insurer or by the insured obtaining contribution or indemnification from another party.   [view full story]

INSURANCE LAW 3420
Knowledge of Insurance Law 3420 is crucial to handling of liability claims in New York. The Statute's provisions impact a diverse array of liability policies and types of claims. The statute includes provisions as diverse as calling for certain minimum coverage for Auto Policies to creating workers compensation type of coverage in Homeowner's policies for the insured's household employees.   [view full story]

THE NEW YORK LABOR LAW AND ITS APPLICATION TO CONSTRUCTION SITE INJURIES
The New York Labor Law was established to provide for worker safety in a variety of scenarios. In order to achieve this purpose, the Courts liberally construe its provisions and permit recovery by individuals who are injured as a result of violations of these statutes.   [view full story]