Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes, Tenth Edition

Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes, Tenth Edition

Hardcover(Ringbound - Older Edition)



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 Tenth 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!
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780735511026
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date: 12/13/1999
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 2496
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Rules of Construction Applied in Insurance Coverage Disputes Chapter 2. Reservation of Rights, Disclaimers, and Denials of Coverage Chapter 3. Misrepresentations or Omissions in the Application for Insurance Chapter 4. The Notice Requirement in the Presentation of Claims to the Insurer Chapter 5. The Insurer's Duty to Defend Chapter 6. Allocation of Defense Costs Among Promary and Excess Insurers Chapter 7. The Coverage Provided by General Liability Insurance Insurers Chapter 8. Nature and Extent of Occurrence-Based Coverage Chapter 9. Trigger and Scope of Occurrence-Based Coverage Chapter 10. Insurance Coverage Issues Arising Out of Hazardous Waste/Environmental Clean-up Litigation Chapter 11. 'Other Insurance' Clauses Chapter 12. Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle: Liability in Excess of Limits Chapter 13. Current Issues Involving Excess Insurance Chapter 14. Insurance Coverage for Punitive Damages Assessed Against an Insured Chapter 15. Overview of Reinsurance Chapter 16. Current Issues Involving Reinsurance Chapter 17. Litigation Over Lost or Destroyed Policies Chapter 18. The Role of the Insurance Broker in the Insurance Coverage Disputes Chapter 19. Coverage Issues Arising form the Acquisition and Disposition of Assets Chapter 20. Current Issues Relating to Directors and Officers Coverage Table of Cases Citing Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes Table of Cases Table of Statutes Table of Other Authorities Index

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