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EXCLUSIONS IN PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICIES - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 43

By Rene L. Siemens, Vincent E. Morgan, Alyson R. Parker, Dawn M. Jenkins This chapter discusses exclusions that are often found in property insurance policies, with a particular emphasis on the All-Risk Form.[1] The All-Risk Form, which covers all causes of loss to property unless specifically excluded...

The Causation Question in Property Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 44

By Marc J. Shrake, Attorney Section 44.01 provides a framework for analyzing causation questions in property insurance policies. It acknowledges the brain-twisting nature of "causation" throughout history, encompassing not only philosophy and insurance law, but also the most common human...

Additional and Supplemental Property Insurance Coverages – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 45

By Michael Raibman and Paul Walker-Bright, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP This chapter describes the more common coverages that are added to basic property insurance policies. It further explores how courts have resolved disputes concerning these additional and supplemental coverage provisions. Section...

Highlights of the Summer 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (shipping early September)

The Summer 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law features three timely articles on the frontiers of insurance coverage disputes: Advice of Counsel and Insurance Bad Faith: Current Contours and Criticisms (by Douglas R. Richmond of Aon's Global Professions...

Time Element (Business Interruption) Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 46

By Bernard P. Bell, Partner, Jones Day Chapter 46 provides an analysis of time-element insurance generally, and business interruption insurance in particular. Section 46.01 sets out the general purpose of time element insurance. While standard first-party "all risks" property insurance...

Calculating the Amount of Property Insurance Coverage – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 47

By Richard J. Cohen, Daniel W. Gerber, and Michael T. Glascott, Partners, Goldberg Segalla LLP Section 47.01[1] discusses the fact that policies that insure tangible property require direct physical loss or damage to the covered property during the policy period. This section explains that there...

PROPERTY INSURANCE DISPUTE RESOLUTION - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 48

By Lon A. Berk and Michael S. Levine Chapter 48 provides a discussion of dispute resolution principles under first-party insurance contracts with a particular emphasis on the appraisal valuation process. Section 48.01 discusses generally the first-party recovery process and provides an overview of...

SUBROGATION - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 49

By Joseph D. Jean, Rachel M. Wrightson, and Danielle C. Carmona This chapter discusses the contractual, equitable, and statutory subrogation rights that are available to insurers after they have paid a policyholder's claim for damages that were caused by a third-party tortfeasor. When an insurer...

BUILDERS RISK INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 50

By James P. Bobotek Chapter 50 provides an examination of builders risk insurance. A builders risk policy is a form of property insurance that covers the interest of owners, contractors, subcontractors, and others involved in a construction project. It insures them against the risks of property damage...

BOILER AND MACHINERY INSURANCE - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 51

By Christine S. Davis, Lara D. Cassidy, David C. Mancini Chapter 51 provides an overview of the key terms, conditions, and insurance coverage issues associated with insurance policies providing coverage for boiler and machinery losses. The chapter first discusses coverage for boiler and machinery losses...

Highlights of the Fall 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law

The Fall 2011 issue of the New Appleman on Insurance; Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law quarterly features three articles on the cutting edge of insurance law: • On the Cusp of Change: the Intersection of Social Media and Insurance • An Overview of Seven State-Sponsored Property...

Highlights of the Winter 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law

The Winter 2011 issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issus in Insurance Law features three timely articles of significant importance: • The Supreme Court's 2011 Class Action Decisions: Their Impact on Insurance Class Actions • The Rise of U.S. Onshore Captive Domiciles...

New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition - § 16.04: The Tripartite Relationship Among the Insured, the Insurer and Insurer-Directed Defense Counsel

Section 16.04 of New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition deals with the relationship that exists between insureds, their insurers, and the insurer-directed legal counsel that insurers provide to their insureds. You can download a free copy of this section by clicking on the link below. Section...

New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation, Second Edition - § 3.06: Duties of Insurer-Selected Defense Counsel in Partial Coverage or Excess Exposure Cases, and § 3.07: Insurer Liability for Improper Defense

New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation, Second Edition is a one-volume law and practice guide that discusses the duties and obligations of insurers to their insureds, and the consequences of the insurer's breach of its duty of good faith and fair dealing. It discusses both first party and third...

Northern District of Illinois Cites As Authority New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition and Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law

Both the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition treatise and the New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law current awareness quarterly were cited in a recent federal court decision. The case of Continental Casualty Co. v. Duckson, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131566 (N.D. Ill...

General Principles and Introductory Matters In Motor Vehicle Insurance Law – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 61

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 chapters. The goal in this chapter is to orient the...

Physical Damage Coverage For Motor Vehicles (Collision, Comprehensive And Named-Perils Coverages) – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 62

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 by a variety of transportation and non-transportation...

Automobile Liability Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 63

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 were more than 5.5 million police-reported motor...

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 65

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 intended to provide a framework for understanding...

No-Fault Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 66

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 is strictly governed by the no-fault statute...

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast: Tim Burns on D&O Insurance Disputes and Arbitration

On this edition, Timothy Burns of Perkins Coie LLP discusses D&O policies and arbitration, consolidation issues and multiple insurers, the rise in disputes over defense costs and special issues involving excess insurers and consent. Mr. Burns is the author of the Directors and Officers Insurance...

New Appleman Authors, Editors and Board Members Are Chosen For New Professional Responsibilities

Editors of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition selected for new positions. • Professor Leo Martinez, of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and Co-Editor of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Practice Guide has been chosen as President-Elect of the Association...

New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition Cited by Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court cited the chapter written by Douglas Richmond on agent and broker liability in the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition several times in Emerson Electric Co. v. Marsh & McLennan Cos., 362 S.W.3d 7 (Mo. 2012) , a closely watched case in the brokerage community....

Goldberg Segalla Is Nation’s Fourth-Fastest Growing Law Firm, Third-Fastest in New York

Firm Cracks NLJ 250 Mark and Enters NYLJ 100 Just days after The National Law Journal ’s annual NLJ 350 survey of the nation’s largest law firms showed Goldberg Segalla to be the fourth-fastest growing law firm in the country, the New York Law Journal saw the firm enter its statewide NYLJ...

Upcoming Publication! New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Volume 10 – Fidelity Insurance

LexisNexis is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of the next new volume of New Appleman on Insurance Library Edition . New Volume 10 is solely devoted to comprehensive analyses of Fidelity Insurance and is composed of 26 chapters, each written by leading practitioner-experts in Fidelity Insurance...