Excess Insurance and Umbrella Coverage – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 24

By Douglas R. Richmond, Senior Vice President, Aon Risk Services Businesses and individuals seeking liability protection have varying insurance coverage needs. One concern is the amount of coverage required to shield against potential losses. Some insureds may see the breadth of coverage as a concern...

SNR Denton, US, LLP on Nease v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.: Liability Insurer May Have Duty to Hire Counsel to Advise Insured Whether to Give Statement to Claimant’s Counsel

By William T. Barker & Ronald D. Kent, Partners, SNR Denton In Nease v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., an excess insurance case, State Farm promptly tendered its $25,000 limits. The claimant's attorney requested a statement regarding other possible sources of recovery. The...