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Ten Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2013 – American Law Institute Begins Adoption Of Its Principles Of Liability Insurance: Academic Mumbo Jumbo That You Don’t Need To Know About? Not So Fast.
Posted on 8 Jan 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

On May 20, 2013, the American Law Institute adopted some of the initial sections of its Principles of Liability Insurance. I’ll be honest. When I first heard about the ALI’s Principles Project – essentially a rule book for liability... 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

Chapter Abstract for New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation, Second Edition: Chapter 8 Defenses to Bad Faith Claims
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton Chapter 8 addresses defenses which insurers might assert in addition to their attempts to negate insureds’ claims that the insurer breached contractual duties ordinarily imposed as part of the duty of... Read More

Environmental Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 27
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Robyn L. Anderson, Kimberly K. Winter, Jessica E. Merrigan, and Carly D. Duvall, Lathrop & Gage LLP With climate change, weather-related catastrophes, energy shortfalls, and a historically large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is no surprise... Read More

A-L-Hi To Coverage For Pre-Tender Defense Costs: ALI Principles Looking To Shift The Law
Posted on 25 Sep 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

If you’ve been reading Coverage Opinions of late you’ve seen me take issue with certain aspects of the American Law Institute’s “Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance” Project. In general, my beef has been with certain... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – May 23, 2011
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Bad Faith Miller v. Hartford Life Ins. Co. 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38347 [ lexis.com... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – January 3, 2011
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions & Proceedings State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Patterson 7 A.3d 454 [... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance - Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report - April 21, 2011
Posted on 2 May 2011 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Additional Insured Boatwright v. Penn-Ohio Logistics 2011 Ohio 1006 [ Lexis.com / LexisONE... Read More

Oops, Insurer’s Poorly Drafted Language Applied As Written; Double Oops, Insured Can’t Complain When New York Law is Applied After It Chose to Reject Missouri Tax
Posted on 19 Aug 2014 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

By Jill Berkeley , Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP An insured under an errors and omissions policy gives timely notice of circumstances during the policy period in effect when it first became aware of its potential civil liability. The... Read More

The Burden of Allocation
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Adam Kominsky, Partner, Silverman Sclar Shin & Byrne This Emerging Issues Analysis examines recent court decisions and adduces guidelines as to whether the insured or the insurer has the burden of proof as to allocating which portions of a... Read More

Goldgerg Segalla’s Professional Liability Monthly – October, 2010
Posted on 1 Nov 2010 by Sharon Angelino, Brian Biggie and Richard Cohen

IN THIS MONTH'S EDITION: Subjective Statements of Underwriter Insufficient in Rescission Action Policyholder Under Medical Malpractice Policy Defeats Rescission Claim - Loses Coverage Under Exclusion States Can Proceed With Challenge to Healthcare... Read More

Coverage College Flunkie: Me
Posted on 25 Oct 2010 by Randy J. Maniloff

Last Second Decisions Change the Score for Duty to Defend and the "Occurrence" Issue By Randy Maniloff, Partner, White and Williams LLP On September 30 I stood at the podium at the White and Williams Coverage College [where, by the way... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance - Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report - March 2011
Posted on 2 May 2011 by Admin

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings Kartman v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 634... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – December, 2011
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings C.R. Pittman Constr. Co., Inc. v. Nat'l Fire Insurance... Read More