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Chapter 3 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition – Content Abstract

Chapter 3: THE CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP Chapter 3 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition examines the contractual relationship between the parties to an insurance contract. Insurance policies are subject to general contract law, but they are also are highly regulated by statutes and caselaw...

Wasteful Litigation – Failure To Read Policy No Excuse

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Insurance is, and has always been a contract. In modern practice insurance policies are written in easy to read language that requires nothing more than a fourth grade education to understand. Regardless, the public still believes they are difficult to read...

Affiliated Carrier Dismissed from Action because it did not Issue the Policy in Question

In Wright v. Allstate Ins. Co. of Cal. , the Northern District of California granted Allstate Insurance Company of California’s (“Allstate California”) motion to dismiss, agreeing with Allstate California’s argument that it could not be held liable for breach of contract and breach...