Douglas Simpson

Lawyer - Educator - Writer
938 Ridge Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109

curriculum vitae Principal: Douglas Simpson LLC
Lecturer: U.Conn. School of Law
A.B. Dartmouth College
J.D. University of Connecticut
Admitted in Connecticut
Connecticut Bar Association

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unintended consequences Online research journal focused on law, self-organized networks, disruptive technologies and insurance regulation, in weblog format. Recent notes include:
  • Flood Insurance Managers Facing Inconvenient Truth
  • Disaster Management and Networks
  • Impact of Katrina on Gulf states' wind pools
  • Unintended Consequences of Flood Exclusion Avoidance Suits
  • Flood Insurance and Exclusions, Proximate and Concurrent Causation
  • Tort Liability for Terror Attacks? Not so 'unforeseeable'
  • Banks: Alternative Risk Markets
  • Search for Deep Pockets: Reciprocal of America
  • Reliance: $85 MM Settlement with Directors
  • "Occurrence" under WTC v. Hartford Fire
  • "Finite Risk" background online
  • Sloppy SysOp led to Senate MemoGate: Calpundit
  • Online Rumors and the Frailty of Reputation
  • Institutional Secrets in a Time of "Smart Mobs"


  • Copyright 2005 Douglas Simpson, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA. All rights reserved.