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Douglas Richmond
Chapter 2 New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition – Content Abstract

This chapter begins with a description of the key functions insurance intermediaries perform and an explanation of why those functions are of vital importance to lawyers whose practice includes the resolution of insurance coverage disputes. Section 2...

Robert H. Jerry, II
Chapter 1 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition – Content Abstract

Chapter 1: WHAT IS INSURANCE? Chapter 1 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition begins in Section 1.01 with a discussion of the reasons insurance exists. Risk exists throughout the world; life is uncertain, and we cannot foresee exactly...

Peter M. Gillon
"Shaved-Limits" Endorsements

The Feb. 1 issue of the Business Insurance publication contains an article on the "shaved-limits" endorsement. It contains, in my opinion, a rewriting of history, attributing an increase in early settlements of D&O coverage disputes to recent...

Rob Falcon
Guest View: Reaching Across European Borders

In 1994, the EU issued its Third Life Directive, which granted companies domiciled in one EU state the authority to sell life insurance products into another. That turned out to be the beginning of big things, as the European cross-border life insurance...

Rob Falcon
Guest View: Reaching Across European Borders

In 1994, the EU issued its Third Life Directive, which granted companies domiciled in one EU state the authority to sell life insurance products into another. That turned out to be the beginning of big things, as the European cross-border life insurance...

Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney
CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – January 27, 2010

Agent/Broker Liability Hopkins v. The MEGA Life and Health Ins. Co. 2009 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 10120 [ lexis.com ] (Cal. App., December 22, 2009) No Affirmative Reliance Requires Dismissal of Claims Against Agent The court affirmed summary...