It is our honor to present this second edition of Volume 34 of the FORC Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation.
Dan Cotter & Stephen W. Schwab, Journal Co-Editors
By Jennifer L. Kraham, Esq. and Stephanie L. Pierce, Esq. of KUTAK ROCK LLP
In fulfilling its mission of establishing uniform industry standards and guidelines, the NAIC has adopted various model acts and accompanying model regulations that aim to codify identified best practices for the insurance industry.
By Daniel A. Cotter, Esq., HOWARD & HOWARD ATTORNEYS PLLC
This paper addresses the history of some other natural disasters and hazards and how the industry might consider addressing insurability of homes in California and in other jurisdictions.
By Fred E. Karlinsky, Esq., Timothy F. Stanfield, Esq., Christian Brito, Esq., and Beau Beaubien, Esq. of GREENBERG TRAURIG, P.A.
The two key bills were a comprehensive tort reform package and an insurer accountability bill designed to increase consumer protection and oversight of insurance companies.