January 10, 2017 – The Congress decision is an important one in that it extends the potential liability of all insurance agencies dealing with personal information relating to not only insureds, but in this case, to a property damage claimant.
January 4, 2017 – The owner of two Stoughton-based companies indicted for workers’ compensation fraud for misleading auditors on the size of the companies’ payroll.
December 16, 2016 – A forensic accounting firm supplying accounting-related services to insurance companies for claims was indicted by federal grand jury on December 14, for filing an income tax return failing to report as income $594,217.19 embezzled from an insurance company client.
On May 27, 2016, Attorney General Maury Healey announced that the former head of the Insurane Commission, Ennio Manto, 52, of Braintree had been indicted by a statewide grand jury.
On November 8, 2016, a federal court ruled AIG’s sexual misconduct exclusions did not bar Bill Cosby’s claim for defense in defamation suits brought by eight women. At issue is a 2014 homeowners policy and excess policy for William H & Camille Cosby of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.