Insurance

Our Insurance practice understands the insurance business and regulatory environment alongside the legal issues that shape the industry.

We leverage our in-house and outside counsel experience to implement practical solutions, such as:

  • Representation of insurance company receiverships
  • Acquisition, corporate and board counsel for life and health insurers
  • Multi-billion dollar health insurance corporate acquisition transactions
  • Appearances before state Insurance Departments on regulatory matters
  • Formation and operation of insurance holding companies
  • Acquisition of domestic insurance company shell entities
  • Representation of carriers in regulatory compliance and acquisition strategies
  • Formation of premium finance company affiliates and layering risk in reinsurance markets
  • Representation of insurance company receiverships for failed carriers
  • General and professional liability defense
  • Litigation of insurance and insurance coverage disputes

Working collaboratively with our clients, we provide savvy counsel that considers all possible scenarios and empower them to be good stewards of their stakeholders’ investments.

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Business Interruption Insurance Claims Arising Out of Coronavirus/COVID-19

2020

In an article published by the Georgia Bar Journal, Don Boyle and Greg Schultz discuss first-party coverage for business interruption…

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Northern District Court of Georgia: Insurer Not Obligated to Cover COVID-19 Loses

2020

On October 6, 2020, Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., Chief Judge for the Northern District Court of Georgia, held that an insurer was not…

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Fifty-Six Taylor English Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

2022

ATLANTA, August 18, 2022 – Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce that 56 attorneys were recognized in 42 practice areas in the 2023…

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Taylor English Welcomes Partner Brynda Rodriguez Insley to the Firm’s Insurance Defense Practice

2019

ATLANTA, March 19, 2019 – Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its insurance defense practice with the…

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The Art of Proving Your Collectible Loss is “Rare”: Dangers of Blanket Policies

2018

The insurance coverage purchased in a blanket policy may seem broad, but this broad coverage is then limited by definitions, conditions…

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Northern District Court of Georgia: Insurer Not Obligated to Cover COVID-19 Loses

2020

On October 6, 2020, Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., Chief Judge for the Northern District Court of Georgia, held that an insurer was not…

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Georgia Supreme Court to Rule on Insurer’s Bad Faith

2021

The Supreme Court of Georgia has taken three certified questions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on issues of…

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Hotel, Insurer Fighting Over Coverage of Employee Privacy Claims Under CGL

2022

A Chicago-based hotel seeks coverage for an underlying employee lawsuit related to the use of fingerprint scans to log into the hotel’s…

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Insurers Can’t Wait to Help Policyholders Avoid Risk

2021

The underwriting process is where insurers calculate risks and the required premiums for the desired coverage. Now, insurers are offering…

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Why Purchase Contractor Professional Liability Coverage?

2022

Contractors offering in-house design services, retaining third-party design builders like engineers, architects or technical…

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Forty-Nine Taylor English Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

2020

Taylor English Duma is pleased to announce that 49 attorneys were recognized in 37 practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers…

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UK Supreme Court requires insurers to cover lockdowns as business interruption

2021

The UK’s Supreme Court ruled today that insurers must provide business-interruption coverage to businesses for losses from lockdowns. In…

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Forgery Insurance Will Not Cover Hack in $1.4M Pennsylvania Case

2021

Many businesses have been hoodwinked by hackers who forge new payment instructions and email them to customers for payment.  The customer…

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Boy Scouts Case Illustrates Unintended Consequences of Lawsuits by Adult Survivors of Abuse

2021

As the bankruptcy of the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) plays out, we are seeing some of the negative consequences that come from…

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Insurer Must Cover $138M of Target Costs from Data Breach

2022

In a long-fought dispute about who bears the costs of its massive 2013 data breach, Target has prevailed on one key claim over its…

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Insurers Gird for Cyber Losses Arising from Russian Invasion of Ukraine

2022

Cyber insurance companies may face more demands for coverage — and larger losses in payouts — than normal as the situation in Ukraine…

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“Brewery and Distillery Business Entity Selection, Formation, Finance and Insurance,” National Business Institute Seminar

2017

On March 21, 2017, Jonathan B. Wilson spoke on the topic “Brewery and Distillery Business Entity Selection, Formation, Finance and…

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Insurance You May Need

2020

Posted on July 20, 2020 By guest blogger Donna Marcus, who helps youth organizations with their insurance and risk management portfolio….

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Cyber Insurance: A Common Exclusion Tested in Court

2018

A recent court dispute makes clear that there are many elements to cyber planning and protection for any company to consider. Although…

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Cyber Insurance and Ransomware: Traditional Property Policy Held to Cover Cyber Loss

2020

Do you carry cyber insurance for your business? Do you know whether it covers “ransomware” attacks that delete or disable your data…

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This Hungry Hippo Wants You Covered

2021

Hippo Enterprises Inc. is a “startup” that’s been around for six years, supplying established insurers with data for their underwriting….

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Quit Claim Deeds Can Void Existing Owner’s Title Policy; Use with Caution

2021

Lawyers have been trained to avoid using a general warranty deed when representing a client in a real estate transaction or when…

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Conversations with TED: Preparing for an Internal Investigation for Youth-Serving Organizations

2022

In this episode of Conversations with TED, we highlight steps to take before beginning an internal investigation for youth-serving…

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What Roofing Contractors and Public Adjusters Should Know about Florida SB 76

2021

On June 11, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB76 into law. SB76 creates Florida Statute section 489.147 (contractor…

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The Formation of a Restaurant as a Legal Entity

2018

On March 6, 2018, Modern Restaurant Management published Julian Fortuna and Jonathan Wilson’s article titled, “The Formation of a…

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Alabama Social Worker Must Defend Lawsuit

2022

A panel of the Alabama Supreme Court recently held that a state foster care worker cannot dismiss a lawsuit stemming from fraudulent drug…

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FinCEN Geographic Targeting Orders

2022

FinCEN geographic targeting orders (or “GTOs”) are specialized administrative orders issued by FinCEN under its authority under the Bank…

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Is Your Company Exempt from the CTA?

2022

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) requires companies in the U.S. to file a beneficial ownership with FinCEN. The beneficial ownership…

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Transparency Rule & No Surprises Act Chart

2021

The No Surprises Act was signed into law December 27, 2020, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 to protect…

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Considerations for Landlord on Responding to Tenant’s Request for Rent Relief

2020

Because of required closures and other challenges facing businesses during this pandemic, many tenants are unable to meet lease…

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About Taylor English

Taylor English Duma LLP was built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value. The firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys throughout the United States. Together, our attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English clients run the gamut from Fortune 500 companies to middle market businesses to start ups and entrepreneurs. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of GGI Global Alliance AG, the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms, giving our clients access to a trusted stable of high-quality professional services organizations around the globe.

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