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Serving the Profession: The Importance of New Appleman on Insurance to the ALI's Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance
Posted on 18 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Possibly the most important current development in insurance coverage law in the nation is the ongoing project of the American Law Institute to create the "Principles of Liability Insurance Law". The purpose of the project is to develop principles... Read More

A-L-I Opener: More On Chapter 3 Of The ALI Principles
Posted on 20 Aug 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

In the last issue of Coverage Opinions I took a brief look at what’s up next for the American Law Institute’s “Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance” Project: Chapter 3. In particular I discussed the Principles’s proposed... Read More

6th Annual “Coverage For Dummies”: Seeking Coverage For The Frailty And Imperfection Of The Human Brain
Posted on 27 Jan 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Liability insurance is, by definition, a product that provides financial protection for when things don’t turn out as planned. Most of the time when this occurs it’s simply a case of bad luck or because, well, stuff just happens. Or the outcome... Read More

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

White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters
Posted on 27 May 2010 by Selena Linde

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been... Read More

Introduction to Liability Matters – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 16
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Paul Glad, William T. Barker & Michael Barnes

by Paul E.B. Glad, William T. Barker, Michael Barnes Chapter 16 provides an introduction to liability insurance issues generally (and Commercial General Liability ("CGL") insurance in particular). The chapter provides deeper coverage of issues... 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

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

New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance Released September 2010
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The second edition of New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance was released in September. The Second Edition of New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance was reorganized to follow the work flow of insurance attorneys. The treatise starts with the general... Read More

Overview of New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide, Chapter 45: Understanding Cyber Insurance Liability Coverage
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

45.01 Scope. The computer and the internet have reshaped how we communicate, live and work. The internet’s ability to collapse time and distance at minimal costs has made it the preferred method of communication. New words, such as blog, Skype,... Read More

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 30.01 Checklist: Identifying Occurrences, Injuries, and Offenses Covered by Liability Insurance
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 30.01 Checklist: Identifying Occurrences, Injuries, and Offenses Covered by Liability Insurance , is one of the 200 coverage checklists in New Appleman Premium Online Checklists. This online checklist provides... Read More

White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters
Posted on 27 May 2010 by Selena Linde

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been... Read More

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 30.01 Checklist: Identifying Occurrences, Injuries, and Offenses Covered by Liability Insurance
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 30.01 Checklist: Identifying Occurrences, Injuries, and Offenses Covered by Liability Insurance , is one of the 200 coverage checklists in New Appleman Premium Online Checklists. This online checklist provides... Read More

Overview of New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide, Chapter 45: Understanding Cyber Insurance Liability Coverage
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

45.01 Scope. The computer and the internet have reshaped how we communicate, live and work. The internet’s ability to collapse time and distance at minimal costs has made it the preferred method of communication. New words, such as blog, Skype,... Read More

Introduction to Liability Matters – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 16
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Paul Glad, William T. Barker & Michael Barnes

by Paul E.B. Glad, William T. Barker, Michael Barnes Chapter 16 provides an introduction to liability insurance issues generally (and Commercial General Liability ("CGL") insurance in particular). The chapter provides deeper coverage of issues... Read More