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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.

Insurance Recovery, Regulatory Law & Litigation

New York’s Highest Court’s Rejection of a Narrow View of Covered Damages Has Wide Application

In a highly anticipated decision, New York’s highest court held in a securities-related dispute that funds the insureds disgorged as part of a settlement with the SEC did not constitute a “penalty imposed by law” under the policies at issue in J.P Morgan Securities Inc., et al. v. Vigilant Ins. Co., et al.

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Regulatory Law & Litigation

RoundUp® Redux

The most recent challenges to RoundUp® follow a 2015 declaration by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that the active ingredient in RoundUp, glyphosate, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.” This triggered an avalanche of lawsuits against Monsanto seeking tens of billions of dollars in compensatory and punitive damages for injuries – specifically, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, an often fatal blood cancer – allegedly caused by exposure to the product.

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