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Impact Of Bankruptcy On Insurance Matters – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 109
Posted on 27 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Abstract *** Having considered the bankruptcy process generally in Chapter 107 and undertaken an inquiry into how insurance functions as an asset of the bankruptcy estate in Chapter 108 above, this chapter turns to the impact of bankruptcy on insurance... Read More

Receivership – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 99
Posted on 9 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Douglas Hertlein Abstract * * * Chapter 99 analyzes all forms of insurer receiverships. When a commissioner’s regulatory powers, including the power to issue supervision orders, prove to be insufficient to address financial or other... Read More

Consequences of Insurer Insolvency – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 102
Posted on 17 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Bruce Baty and Jodi Adolf Abstract * * * Chapter 102 discusses the consequences of an insurer insolvency for the policyholders, agents, excess insurers and reinsurers of the insolvent insurer. The chapter begins in Section 102.01 with... Read More

Insurance as an Asset in the Estate – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 108
Posted on 26 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Susan N. K. Gummow Abstract *** Having reviewed the basic elements and concepts of bankruptcy law in Chapter 107 above, Chapter 108 focuses on how insurance functions as an asset of the debtor’s bankruptcy estate. Section 108.01... Read More

Bad Faith in Liability Insurance - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 23
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Chapter 23 begins by recounting the origins of a liability insurer's duty to protect its insured from exposure to a judgment in excess of limits by settling within limits. The fact that the insurer's duty to indemnify extends only to a limited... Read More

Rehabilitation Of Insurers – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 100
Posted on 11 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Patrick H. Cantilo, Mark F. Bennett, Arati Bhattacharya Abstract *** This chapter addresses the rehabilitation of insurers. In general, upon the advent of receivership proceedings (for purposes of this chapter, any proceeding through which... Read More

Liquidation – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 101
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Katherine Billingham Abstract Liquidation of an insurance company is the equivalent of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and is the remedy of last resort for an insurer in financial difficulty. This chapter examines the timing, purpose and grounds for liquidation... Read More

Bankruptcy Issues Arising For Specific Kinds of Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 110
Posted on 30 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By James M. Lawniczak Abstract *** Chapter 110 covers insurance issues that often arise in federal bankruptcy cases. Due to their nature, certain types of insurance policies are implicated more often in bankruptcy proceedings than others.... Read More