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Millennials, Gen Z, and Insurance Defense

I was delighted to attend the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Annual Conference in beautiful San Francisco earlier this month. While I learned many lessons during my time at the CLM Annual Conference, one theme consistently emerged: What is going on with the younger generations? Whether it was a seminar, lunch session, or simply advice from seasoned professionals, it became apparent that age and experience play an essential role in the insurance industry.  

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The Missouri Court of Appeals has narrowed the definition of "open and obvious" in premises liability cases.

Missouri Court of Appeals Narrows “Open and Obvious” Defense

It is well settled in Missouri that a property owner is not liable for injuries that occur as a result of an “open and obvious” danger on the property.  But what is “open and obvious”? A recent ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals in Anslinger v. Christian Hospital Northeast-Northwest clarified and narrowed when a trip hazard on a walking surface is “open and obvious.” 

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The Illinois Supreme Court, where the Cothron v. White Castle class action lawsuit over BIPA claims was reviewed in 2023.

Cothron v. White Castle: Another Blow to BIPA Defendants

Last Fall, an Illinois Court saw the first class action lawsuit brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, an Illinois statute that allows individuals to make a claim against private entities that collect biometric data without first creating a publicly available policy on the data’s retention and destruction, obtaining the individual’s consent, and using reasonable care to protect the information gathered.

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