Insurance Law

Recent Posts

LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Provide Mobile Telematics for Nationwide’s SmartRide Program
Posted on 24 Mar 2016 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Usage-Based Insurance analytics solution from LexisNexis will help consumers and insurers gauge driving behavior to create safer drivers via mobile app ATLANTA–March 24, 2016–LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a leading provider of data, analytics... Read More

An Apple Can Never Be An Orange – Regular Use Exclusion Effective
Posted on 30 Oct 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Erie Insurance Exchange ("Erie") appealed to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania from the grant of summary judgment in favor of Patrick and Daryl Rother ("Mother") in a declaratory judgment... Read More

No Coverage For Participant In Drag Race
Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant "Chutzpah" - Filing Suit for Speed Contest Injuries The danger of operating a motor vehicle in a race on city streets is obvious and well known. No insurer writes an insurance policy against injuries... Read More

The Right to Stack UM Coverage Can Be Waived
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant People who insure their cars in Pennsylvania have the right to stack coverages for uninsured motorist ("UM") or underinsured motorist ("UIM") coverages if they insure more than one vehicle... Read More

Leaking Like Progres-sieve?: What’s Next For Insurers After The UIM Claim Heard ‘Round The World
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by Randy J. Maniloff

By Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP Will More Money Now, Err, Flo? In my house, if my wife says something, and her mother agrees, then it is a fact. I could dig up Aristotle and even he couldn't convince that duo otherwise. That is... Read More

Business-Owned Vehicles Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 67
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Eileen Swarbrick, Attorney Chapter 67 provides an in-depth examination of insurance for the business-owned vehicle. The chapter examines the unique features of a business automobile policy, specifically the Insurance Services Office ("ISO"... 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

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

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

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

Medical Payments Coverage – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 64
Posted on 17 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Donald M. Carley, Associate General Counsel, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Chapter 64 provides an overview of one of the most overlooked coverages in the personal automobile insurance contract - the medical payments coverage. The... Read More

No Coverage For Participant In Drag Race
Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant "Chutzpah" - Filing Suit for Speed Contest Injuries The danger of operating a motor vehicle in a race on city streets is obvious and well known. No insurer writes an insurance policy against injuries... Read More

Leaking Like Progres-sieve?: What’s Next For Insurers After The UIM Claim Heard ‘Round The World
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by Randy J. Maniloff

By Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP Will More Money Now, Err, Flo? In my house, if my wife says something, and her mother agrees, then it is a fact. I could dig up Aristotle and even he couldn't convince that duo otherwise. That... Read More

The Right to Stack UM Coverage Can Be Waived
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant People who insure their cars in Pennsylvania have the right to stack coverages for uninsured motorist ("UM") or underinsured motorist ("UIM") coverages if they insure more than one vehicle... Read More