Jessica Altman appointed as Acting Insurance Commissioner by Pennsylvania Governor Wolf

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Appoints Altman as Acting Insurance Commissioner Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced that Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller has been appointed as the new Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Jessica Altman has been appointed the Acting Insurance Commissioner. Jessica Altman has been Commissioner Miller’s Chief of Staff since June 2015. […]

Pennsylvania Sovereign Immunity

Sovereign immunity limiting the liability of governmental entities is not commonly understood.  An insurance carrier recently asked me to opine on the appropriate reserve on an underinsured motorist  claim where the insured sustained serious injury in a vehicle accident caused by a PennDOT employee who swerved left of the center line.  I explained that the reserve […]