Highlights of the Summer 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (shipping early September)

The Summer 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law features three timely articles on the frontiers of insurance coverage disputes: Advice of Counsel and Insurance Bad Faith: Current Contours and Criticisms (by Douglas R. Richmond of Aon's Global Professions...

Recent Cases Discussing The Advice Of Counsel Defense: The Good, The Bad, And The Discovery

By David A. Mercer Introduction The gravamen of a third-party claim of bad faith is that the insurer failed to settle a claim against an insured when it had the opportunity to do so.1 The essence of the claim is that the insurer acted solely on the basis of its own interests, failed to properly...