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Professor Jerry Comments in WalletHub Article about Car Insurance in Missouri

Professor Bob Jerry was contacted by WalletHub for his expert comments included with its article “2019’s Best Cheap Car Insurance in Missouri.” He commented about the factors keeping insurance rates from being lower, ways state and local governments can adopt regulations to make drivers more safe, the need for consumers to be savvy shoppers for their cars and the insurance…

Professor Jerry Publishes Article About Managing Hurricane Risk

Professor Bob Jerry published an article titled “Managing Hurricane (and Other Natural Disaster) Risk” in the Winter 2019 issue of the Texas A&M Law Review.  In this article, Professor Jerry examines the tradeoffs involved in creating and implementing a national preparedness framework for catastrophe risk management and recovery, using hurricanes as the departure point for his…

Professor Jerry Publishes Article About Mediators and Insurance Disputes

Professor Bob Jerry recently published an article titled “Vade Mecum: Mediators and Disputes Involving Insurance,” in the Fall 2019 issue of the Journal of Dispute Resolution. The article provides insights about insurance to assist mediators in applying their skills and acumen effectively in situations where insurance is an important variable in the parties’ dispute.…

Professor Jerry Interviewed for KOMU Fact Check Story

KOMU-TV recently interviewed Professor Robert Jerry for one of its TARGET 8 Fact Check stories on political advertising. The story is about the ads contesting Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley’s positions on health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. As Professor Jerry explains, excluding coverage for pre-existing conditions has been illegal for large group plans since 1996 and for…

Curator Steelman and Professor Jerry Serve as Constitution Day Panelists

David Steelman, ’78, chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators, and Professor Bob Jerry were panelists for a Constitution Day program on September 17 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. The Office of Equity and Title IX hosted a discussion on “The First Amendment and the…

Professor Jerry Publishes Piece in the Tampa Bay Times About the Need to Cover Pre-existing Conditions

Professor Robert Jerry recently wrote an opinion column, “Insurers must be required to continue covering pre-existing conditions” for the Tampa Bay Times. In the column, Professor Jerry references a lawsuit filed in Texas earlier this year by 20 Republican attorneys general seeking to repeal Obamacare. In a brief filed in the suit in early June by the Department of Justice,…

Professor Jerry Comments on Trupanion Insurance Issue

Professor Bob Jerry commented in the April 20 issue of The Capitol Forum about Trupanion, a pet insurance company that is potentially violating multiple state insurance laws. The Capitol Forum is a news and legal analysis service for policymakers, investors and industry stakeholders on how policy affects market…

Professor Jerry Participates in Campus Free Speech Discussion

Professor Bob Jerry was one of 40 invited participants in an American Council on Education roundtable discussion on “Campus Inclusion and Free Expression” held recently at the University of Michigan. Kevin McDonald, Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity and Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Missouri was a panelist. The goal of the event was to engage higher education leaders…

Professor Jerry Speaks on Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution

Professor Bob Jerry recently spoke about “Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution” at Texas A&M University School of Law. His talk was part of a symposium titled “Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution.” Cynthia Alkon, LLM ’02, moderated a panel on “Engaging Vulnerable Populations as Stakeholders.” Alkon is a professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at Texas…