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EXCLUSIONS IN PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICIES - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 43
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Rene L. Siemens, Vincent E. Morgan, Alyson R. Parker, Dawn M. Jenkins This chapter discusses exclusions that are often found in property insurance policies, with a particular emphasis on the All-Risk Form.[1] The All-Risk Form, which covers all causes... Read More

DETERMINING COVERAGE IN PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICIES - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 42
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John Garaffa, Kathy Maus and Julie Simonsen This chapter addresses the issues that can govern whether the loss or damage to particular property falls within the coverage provided by an insurance contract. As in a news story, the critical questions... Read More

Highlights of the Winter 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law
Posted on 20 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The Winter 2011 issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issus in Insurance Law features three timely articles of significant importance: • The Supreme Court's 2011 Class Action Decisions: Their Impact on Insurance Class Actions... Read More

Highlights of the Summer 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (shipping early September)
Posted on 23 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

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... Read More

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 65
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Jeffrey E Thomas

By Jeffrey E. Thomas, Associate Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance issues are among the most technical and complex in the area of automobile insurance. This chapter is... Read More

INTRODUCTORY MATTERS IN PROPERTY INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 41
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By David B. Goodwin, P. Benjamin Duke, and R. Gregory Rubio This chapter provides an introduction to the basic contours of the law applicable to policies of commercial property insurance and the fundamental considerations that commercial businesses... Read More

Physical Damage Coverage For Motor Vehicles (Collision, Comprehensive And Named-Perils Coverages) – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 62
Posted on 10 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Andrew Janquitto, Partner, Mudd, Harrison & Burch, L.L.P Chapter 62 examines physical damage coverage for motor vehicles, which is a first-party insurance coverage designed to protect the insured vehicle from direct and accidental loss caused... Read More

The Causation Question in Property Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 44
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Marc J. Shrake, Attorney Section 44.01 provides a framework for analyzing causation questions in property insurance policies. It acknowledges the brain-twisting nature of "causation" throughout history, encompassing not only philosophy... Read More

Automobile Liability Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 63
Posted on 12 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Lane Finch, Member, Hand Arendall LLC "The automobile is so much a part of American life that there are few activities in which the 'use of an automobile' does not play a part somewhere in the chain of events."[1] In 2009 there... Read More

General Principles and Introductory Matters In Motor Vehicle Insurance Law – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 61
Posted on 9 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Christopher J. Robinette, Associate Professor at the Widener University School of Law Chapter 61 provides an overview of automobile insurance law in the United States, including many matters that will be covered in greater detail in subsequent... Read More

Calculating the Amount of Property Insurance Coverage – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 47
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by Goldberg, Segalla LLP

By Richard J. Cohen, Daniel W. Gerber, and Michael T. Glascott, Partners, Goldberg Segalla LLP Section 47.01[1] discusses the fact that policies that insure tangible property require direct physical loss or damage to the covered property during the... Read More

No-Fault Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 66
Posted on 20 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Eileen Swarbrick, Attorney Chapter 66 provides an in-depth discussion of no-fault insurance law. No-fault insurance refers to insurance for which an insured is compensated for economic losses no matter who is at fault in an accident. No-fault coverage... Read More

New Appleman Authors, Editors and Board Members Are Chosen For New Professional Responsibilities
Posted on 17 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Editors of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition selected for new positions. • Professor Leo Martinez, of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and Co-Editor of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Practice Guide... Read More

Northern District of Illinois Cites As Authority New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition and Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law
Posted on 27 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Both the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition treatise and the New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law current awareness quarterly were cited in a recent federal court decision. The case of Continental Casualty Co... Read More

Title Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 54
Posted on 20 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Steven A. Freeman, Stephen V. Masterson, Philip M. Midgen, and Ann E. Miller, Attorneys, Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP This chapter addresses the unique elements of title insurance, the scope of coverage under title policies... Read More