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January 18, 2019 Media Coverage
Mondelez's $100M Fight With Zurich May Curb Hack Coverage
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Law360 January 18, 2019 "Mondelez's $100M Fight With Zurich May Curb Hack Coverage" Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking commented on Mondelez International Inc.'s fight with Zurich American Insurance Co. over coverage for $100 million in losses it suffered in...
October 31, 2018 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2019
SAN FRANCISCO (October 31, 2018): Farella Braun + Martel LLP continues to be ranked among the top litigation firms in California by Benchmark Litigation . In its 2019 edition, Farella is ranked “Highly Recommended” for litigation in California and...
October 11, 2018 Media Coverage
4 Important Insurance Decisions You May Have Missed
Law360 October 11, 2018 "4 Important Insurance Decisions You May Have Missed" Tyler Gerking commented on the St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. v. Rosen Millennium decision. In the article Mr. Gerking said the order represents a judicial trend of...
April 20, 2018 Media Coverage
4 Tips for Companies to Shield Against Phishing Scams
Law360 April 20, 2018 "4 Tips for Companies to Shield Against Phishing Scams" Insurance recovery partner Tyler Gerking commented on questions some insurers are asking on social engineering coverage applications related to whether a prospective policyholder has any verification procedures in...
February 9, 2018 Media Coverage
Apple, Cisco Venture Could Fuel Cyberinsurance Market Surge
Law360 February 9, 2018 "Apple, Cisco Venture Could Fuel Cyberinsurance Market Surge" Tyler Gerking, Farella Insurance Recovery Group chair, provided some thoughts in the article on possible coverage issues policyholders should consider.  In the article, he noted that it...
October 27, 2017 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (October 27, 2017): Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Highly Recommended” firm for litigation in California. The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018:  Deborah...
October 28, 2016 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (October 28, 2016): Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Highly Recommended” firm for litigation in California.   The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2017...
October 27, 2016 Media Coverage
Beazley Report Shows Need for Broad Ransomware Coverage
Law360 October 27, 2016 "Beazley Report Shows Need for Broad Ransomware Coverage" Insurance recovery partner Tyler Gerking commented on "act of war" or terrorism exclusions contained in many cyber policies. According to the article, the exclusions are another potential...
October 14, 2016 Media Coverage
One-Stop Shop Cyberinsurance Opens Doors For Small Cos.
Law360 October 14, 2016 "One-Stop Shop Cyberinsurance Opens Doors For Small Cos." Privacy and Cybersecurity co-chair Tyler Gerking comments on newly available cyberinsurance policies packaged with risk monitoring programs.  In the article, Mr. Gerking commented, "Smaller businesses are far more at...
September 2, 2016 Media Coverage
3 Tips for Manufacturers to Insure the Internet of Things
Law360 September 2, 2016 "3 Tips for Manufacturers to Insure the Internet of Things" In this article, Tyler Gerking comments on insurers modifying "traditional" liability insurance policies and policies specifically tailored to cyber-related risks in response to the evolving...
June 21, 2016 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Launches Privacy and Cybersecurity Group
Farella recently launched a multi-disciplinary Privacy and Cybersecurity Group representing clients in data security breaches and other cyber-related matters.  We have represented clients in suspected data security breaches and are well-versed in the law, data security concerns and compliance...
June 8, 2016 Media Coverage
PF Chang's Loss Highlights Common Holes In Cyber Coverage
Law360 June 8, 2016 "PF Chang's Loss Highlights Common Holes In Cyber Coverage" In the article, insurance recovery partner Tyler Gerking commented that policyholders should understand their third-party vendor and service provider relationships and look at the proposed policy...
April 11, 2016 Media Coverage
Insurers Face Cyber Coverage Setback In 4th Circ. Ruling
Law360 April 11, 2016 "Insurers Face Cyber Coverage Setback In 4th Circ. Ruling" Farella Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking commented on the Fourth Circuit ruling in Travelers Indemnity Co. of America v. Portal Healthcare Solutions LLC.  The court held...
March 23, 2016 Media Coverage
4th Circ. Weighs Cyber Coverage Under Traditional Insurance
Law360 March 23, 2016 “4th Circ. Weighs Cyber Coverage Under Traditional Insurance”   Farella Braun + Martel Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking offered his thoughts on cyber coverage and the case Travelers Indemnity Co. of America v. Portal Healthcare...
September 28, 2015 Media Coverage
As Data Breaches Grow, So Does Cyber Liability Insurance
Farella partner Tyler Gerking was quoted in the North Bay Business Journal regarding considerations businesses must take when faced with data breaches and cyber liability insurance. Read the article: Winery, vineyard cyber attack risk grows with web-connected systems
July 13, 2015 Media Coverage
4 Insurance Takeaways From Lloyd's Cyberattack Report
Law360 July 13, 2015 "4 Insurance Takeaways From Lloyd's Cyberattack Report" Insurance market Lloyd's of London co-wrote a report predicting that a major cyberattack on the East Coast could trigger $70 billion in insurance claims, highlighting potentially glaring deficiencies...