premises liability News

Facilities Closed During Coronavirus Crisis Pose New Risks, Allianz Cautions

Many companies are having to shutdown their premises temporarily at short notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the risk consultants of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), improper action or negligence when decommissioning buildings and production facilities brings …

MGM Facing Boycott for Suing Las Vegas Shooting Victims

It took just minutes for the hashtag #BoycottMGMResorts to appear on Twitter, and for people to declare they would no longer patronize the largest casino owner on the Las Vegas Strip. “Was going to stay in November already changed my …

AIG UK Enhances Airside Liablity Offering

AIG’s Aerospace Unit in the UK has enhanced its airside premises and contractors liability protection with limits of indemnity and up to U.S. $50 million of war and terrorism cover included as standard. “Airports in the UK are seeing increasing …

Great American Enhances Premises Environmental Liability Product

Great American Insurance Group’s Environmental Division has launched an enhanced premises environmental liability insurance policy. The policy speaks to many newer exposures now faced by site owners, operators, property managers and tenants, including: Contingent business interruption Emergency response costs Green …

Understanding Premises and Dram Shop Liability Triggers

Claims involving allegations of alcohol intoxication require careful analysis when determining what policy or policies may apply. Two common theories centered on alcohol-related allegations that come into play include premises liability and dram shop liability, according to John P. Cunningham …

Mississippi Supreme Court to Hear Grocery Store Parking Lot Beating

The Kroger Co. has appealed a jury award of $2.5 million to a Jackson woman who lost sight in one eye when purse-snatchers beat her in a supermarket parking lot. The case is among dozens before the Mississippi Supreme Court …