FORC Journal - Vol. 30 Edition 2 - Summer 2019

It is our honor to present this edition of volume 30 of the FORC Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation.  Thank you for your participation.
Dan Cotter & Kori Johanson, Journal Co-Editors

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DATA BREACH LEGISLATION AND THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

By  Robert M. Ferm, Esq., Daniel Furman, Esq., and Ayshan Ibrahim, Esq.
Following various national personal data security breaches, there has been significant legislative activity at federal and state levels of government to strengthen consumers’ personal information protection.

FLORIDA ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFIT ABUSE: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

By  Fred E. Karlinsky, Esq. Richard J. Fidei, Esq. Christian Brito, Esq. Benjamin Zellner, Esq.
This journal will focus on The debate in Florida over a controversial practice known as Assignment of Benefits, otherwise known as “AOB."

NEW MEXICO’S SURPRISE BILLING PROTECTION ACT

By  J. Brent Moore, Esq.
This article will touch on New Mexico's Suprise Billing Protection Act

BIG DATA IS NOT UNTETHERED – CONSUMER PROTECTIONS EXIST

By  Susan T. Stead, Esq. Mary Jo Hudson, Esq.
Despite concerns, insurance regulators and others have raised about the use of “Big Data” – consumer specific, unconventional data for insurance underwriting and rating – little attention has been paid to consumer protections that exist in current la