Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes

Overview

Widely used by counsel and insurers ? and cited as authority by the U.S. Supreme Court, the circuit courts, and important state courts ? this handbook provides comprehensive information, analysis, and commentary on the rapidly developing area of insurance law. The Ninth Edition includes revised and updated coverage of such important issues as allocation of defense costs among insurers, the insurer's duty to defend, the trigger and scope of occurrence-based coverage, hazardous waste/environmental cleanup ...

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Overview

Widely used by counsel and insurers — and cited as authority by the U.S. Supreme Court, the circuit courts, and important state courts — this handbook provides comprehensive information, analysis, and commentary on the rapidly developing area of insurance law. The Ninth Edition includes revised and updated coverage of such important issues as allocation of defense costs among insurers, the insurer's duty to defend, the trigger and scope of occurrence-based coverage, hazardous waste/environmental cleanup litigation, excess insurance, notice requirements, bad faith and wrongful refusals to settle, and reinsurance. There is coverage of over 250 important recent decisions that have clarified or changed insurance law in many jurisdictions. The treatise is replete with hundreds of new and revised citations that will cut down research time substantially and help you to prepare authoritative briefs and motion papers. You'll find invaluable state-by-state comparative surveys organized for easy access on the current law regarding: First-party bad faith law Reasonable expectations doctrine Late notice Insolvency drop-down decisions Insurability of punitive damages CERCLA response costs as damages Claims-made policy extended reporting provision Consideration of extrinsic facts Duty to defend a PRP letter Emotional distress and bodily injury Employee discrimination and sexual harassment claims And more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735554245
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Edition number: 13

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1
• Rules of Construction Applied in Insurance Coverage Disputes
• Reservation of Rights, Disclaimers, and Denials of Coverage
• Misrepresentations or Omissions in the Application for Insurance
• The Notice Requirement in the Presentation of Claims to the Insurer
• The Insurer¿s Duty to Defend
• Allocation of Defense Costs among Primary and Excess Insurers
• The Coverage Provided By General Liability Insurance
• Nature and Extent of Occurrence-Based Coverage
• Trigger and Scope of Occurrence-Based Coverage
• Insurance Coverage Issues Arising Out of Hazardous Waste/Environmental Clean-Up Litigation ¿Other Insurance¿ Clauses
• Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle: Liability in Excess of Policy Limits

VOLUME 2
• Current Issues Involving Excess Insurance
• Insurance Coverage for Punitive Damages Assessed Against an Insured
• Overview of Reinsurance
• Current Issues Involving Reinsurance
• Litigation over Lost or Destroyed Policies
• The Role of the Insurance Broker in the Insurance Coverage Dispute
• Coverage Issues Arising from the Acquisition and Disposition of Assets
• Current Issues Relating to Directors and Officers Coverage
• Property Insurance
• Table of Cases Citing Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes
• Table of Cases
• Table of Statutes
• Table of Other Authorities
• Index

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