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INTRODUCTORY MATTERS IN PROPERTY INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 41

By David B. Goodwin, P. Benjamin Duke, and R. Gregory Rubio This chapter provides an introduction to the basic contours of the law applicable to policies of commercial property insurance and the fundamental considerations that commercial businesses and their insurers encounter in securing and maintaining...

Title Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 54

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 ( see Sections 54.01 through 54.07), the loss...

Introduction and General Principles of Reinsurance Law – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 71

By Daniel W. Gerber, Jeffrey L. Kingsley and Fallyn B. Reichert, Attorneys, Goldberg Segalla LLP Chapter 71 provides a thorough introduction to reinsurance and its commercial purposes; the operation of reinsurance contracts; and certain fundamental legal concepts. Section 71.01 begins by discussing...

West Virginia Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Landlords’ Homeowner’s Insurance Policy to Tenant’s Insurable Interest

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (“WVSCA”) recently rejected a circuit court decision finding that a tenant is an “equitable insured” under his landlords’ homeowner’s policy, which had precluded the landlords’ insurer from pursuing a subrogation claim...