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Cat: Insurance Law

Analysis of court opinions involving insurance issues. Articles on commercial insurance, self-insurance and alternative market, etc.

59 Resources
ABA: Insurance Litigation [13721] ?

American Bar Association section concerned with insurance and tort law

Advertising Injury Claims & Prior Publication [28674] ?

Determining whether an insurance policy's exclusion for prior publication applies to an advertising injury claim

Are Damages Covered? [40177] ?

How much of plaintiff's claim is paid by an insurer often depends on how losses are characterized

Automobile Repair Claims: California [40090] ?

Cutting into Moradi-Shalal

Updated Bad Faith Compendium [36802] ?

2008 review of the relevant principles government bad faith claims in all 50 states

Burmuda Insurance Law [pdf] [14915] ?

An overview related to insurance law in Bermuda

Business-Covered Clause in a Reinsurance Contract [24391] ?

It is important to carefully consider what risks are being reinsured

CA-California Design Professional Liability Updates [13729] ?

Analysis and implications of recent cases via a blog format

Chinese Drywall Products Liability Litigation [pdf] [38858] ?

Insurers don’t have to pay a series of Chinese drywall-related homeowners’ claims, a federal judge ruled

Claims Adjusting and the Laws of Immunity [35827] ?

What happens when family members accidentally injure each other?

Conflicting Arbitration and Service-of-Suit Clauses [39827] ?

Disputes over this apparent conflict continue to arise

Copyright Case: No CGL Coverage [30155] ?

A case reaffirming that the CGL policy is not intended to cover media risks

Copyright Infringement of Insurance Materials [30135] ?

Patents in the insurance industry

Defending Noncovered Claims [27848] ?

Can insurers be reimbursed for defense costs incurred in defending noncovered claims against insureds

Excess Insurer Entitled to Equitable Subrogation - Not Equitable Contribution [27858] ?

Home Ins. v Cincinnati Ins and its possible effect on additional insured claims in the future

Updated First Party Property Desk Reference [36803] ?

Review of state laws affecting property claims adjusters - notice of claim and proof of loss, arson reporting, etc

Hindsight in Bad Faith Insurance Litigation [40176] ?

When an insurer fails to conduct an investigation that would have uncovered facts supporting the possibility of coverage

Homeowners Policies and Acts of Self-Defense [28685] ?

A discussion of rules on wrongful death and self-defense

Hot Cases in Insurance Law [4171] ?

Recent court decisions that affect insurance law

Indoor Air Quality Liability [5341] ?

Theories of liability

Insurance Agent Liability in Katrina Litigation [31661] ?

Many insurance agents are showing up in state court

Insurance Bad Faith - Basics [24083] ?

An insurance company must act fairly and in good faith towards its policyholders

Insurance Law Advice [18502] ?

Answers to various legal questions related to insurance - for small business & individuals

Insurer Sues Attorney for Malicious Prosecution [30134] ?

Role reversal - an insurer goes after an attorney who filed an apparently malicious and unfounded lawsuit against it

Jurisdiction in Workers Compensation Cases [16325] ?

How jurisdiction is determined and tips for risk managers

Law Digest [14578] ?

A summary of the insurance laws for each state and the Canadian Provinces

Legal Firm Articles on Insurance Law [5326] ?

Series of articles related to insurance law from Phillips Nizer

Legal Separation - CGL Severability Test [40096] ?

There is much confusion surrounding the ability to sue yourself and cross-suits

Liability Insurance: When a Breach of Contract Constitutes an Accident [16004] ?

Can breach of contract actions be covered by liability insurance?

Missing Insurance Policies [40094] ?

How a party in a court of law may reconstruct missing insurance policies

Mold from a Covered Concurrent Cause Still Excluded [38739] ?

The mold exclusion in a builders risk insurance policy was held to be applicable to mold damage

Multi-Year and Stub Policies [24086] ?

Disputes may arise when a multi-year policy follows an annual one

Multiparty Reinsurance Contracts [40098] ?

This commentary discusses the

PA-Pennsylvania Insurance Law Articles [17948] ?

Series of articles written by attorneys on cases related to insurance law in Pennsylvania

PA-Pennsylvania Summary of Recent Pennsylvania Cases [1238] ?

Insurance law cases in Pennsylvania - summaries

Parol Evidence Rule [22083] ?

Why some courts ignore extrinsic evidence when interpreting insurance policies

Physical Damage in the First-Party Property Policy [16002] ?

American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co. v Ingram Micro, Inc., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7209 (DC Ariz)

Proximate Causation - Property Claims [40093] ?

How courts viewed causation under first-party property policies has evolved over time

Reinsurance Agreements: Are Punitive Damage Awards Recoverable? [16001] ?

The reinsurability of punitive damages is a tricky issue

Reinsurance Contract Wording [16000] ?

The Effect of Ambiguous Reinsurance Contract Language

Rescission in California [27843] ?

The court enforced the rescission of an insurance policy because of misrepresentation or concealment of material fact

Updated Reservations of Rights Letters [36801] ?

Review of state laws on reservation of rights letters, disclaimer letters and non-waiver agreements

Sorry, But Your Reservation Has Been Cancelled [30139] ?

How an Insurance Co’s Failure To Give Proper Notice of Its Reservation of Rights Will Preclude It From Denying Coverage

Spoliation of Evidence: Issues for the Insurance Industry [12812] ?

Spoliation is the destruction or alteration of evidence

Storm Watch [23625] ?

When to call in a weather investigator

The Case for Rescission [30323] ?

When an insurer is deceived, regardless of intent, the remedy of rescission is available to the insurer

The Lawyer as an Insurance Claims Expert [31644] ?

Qualification of a lawyer expert

The Tripartite Relationship [5337] ?

Provides an explanation of the tripartite relationship in insurance law

Todd Shipyards & Independently Procured Insurance [21114] ?

Despite predictions of its demise, the US Supreme Court 1962 decision lives

Torts, Contracts, and Statutes of Limitation [27857] ?

What statute of limitations applies often turns on whether suit alleges negligence or breach of contract

Trial of an Insurance Coverage Case [40088] ?

The issues insurers must overcome

Use Licensed Experts in Claims Litigation [31645] ?

The expert asked to testify in a state where he or she is not licensed on a subject requiring licensing

Use of Independent Counsel [27856] ?

Those situations in which an insured is entitled to select his counsel and control the defense

What Insurance Companies Consider in Injury Claims [1686] ?

Overview of factors that are considered by insurance companies related to personal injury cases

When an Insurance Company Breaches Its Contract [1936] ?

Discussion and interpretation of breach of contract by an insurance carrier


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Claims Management / Claims Administration
Bad faith, structured settlements, large losses, etc.

Claims Management / Insurance Fraud
Insurance fraud, lawyer fraud, red flags, etc.

Claims Management / WC Claims
Managing the costs of workers compensation claims

Claims Management / WC Decisions
State WC board decisions, court rulings, amicus curiae briefs on WC cases

Legal / Product Liability
Case developments, articles, resources related to product liability

Publications / Legal
Newsletters from the legal profession, including special news for insurance law

Risk Mgt / Coverage Issues
Commercial P&C insurance coverage issues

Risk Mgt / Insurance
Commercial property and casualty insurance industry issues


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