Business Insurance Law and Practice Guide is a three-volume practice guide which discusses the insurance needs of businesses, the traditional types of insurance available, and alternatives to traditional insurance. It contains legal background, procedural guidance, and forms to aid the attorney or business professional in analyzing the insurance needs of businesses and determining the appropriate coverage. Publisher's Description
This new edition reflects law and practices governing insurance issues today. It offers definitive treatment on practically all types of insurance, including life, property, health and accident, liability and indemnity, automobile, fidelity guarantee, contract guarantee, group, reinsurance, annuities, governmental life and disability, ERISA, and COBRA. Timely topics in the insurance industry are addressed, as well as insurance contracts, risks covered, and representations and warranties. Being newly rewritten and reorganized by Steven Plitt, Daniel Maldonado, and Joshua D. Rogers, who maintain an insurance litigation practice with Kunz, Plitt, Hyland, Demlong and Kleifield in Phoenix, the successor authors are experienced trial attorneys and experts in the insurance field.
The authors and editorial staff of the Publisher have prepared and edited forms for Couch on Insurance 3D that will be helpful to the legal professional and insurance industry. These forms are organized into eight distinct Parts:
• Part I The Business of Insurance
• Part II Notice of Claims, Tenders, Demands, and Demands for Appraisals
• Part III Denials
• Part IV Complaints
• Part V Answers and Interrogatories
• Part VI Settlement Agreements, Releases and Judgments
• Part VII Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Damages
• Part VIII Litigation by Insureds' Against Agents, Brokers and Insurers
n 500 Continues a loose-leaf publication with the same title.
n 520 Life and health insurance law is a treatise covering all aspects of this area of the law. This quick reference is designed for attorneys who handle life or health insurance matters for insurance carriers, policyholders, or claimants. It reviews obligations of each of those parties, as well as agents, at each stage, from application and enrollment through maintenance of coverage and exercise of policy rights to claims administration and review of denials of benefits. It analyzes the impact of contractual provisions, state and federal statutes and regulations, and state and federal court opinions on both common and unusual fact patterns. It also describes procedures for addressing those issues, including interpleader, rescission, and reformation. Publisher's Description
The Insurance Litigation unit of the Texas Practice Guide interprets the requirements of both state and federal law regulating the business of insurance and affecting insurance litigation. It also includes Practice Tips, Examples, Checklists, and Forms to aid the practitioner. Topics covered include insurance contracts, agency, liability, unfair practices, negligence, fraud and subrogation, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and warranties. The general principles presented in this text are subject to statutory and court revisions. This book does not constitute specific legal advice and should be relied upon only as a starting point and practice guide.
itle Insurance Law examines transactions, language, clauses, liability, and regulations and provides detailed advice on a complete range of transactions, clauses, liabilities, and administrative regulations. Topics include:
Banks as title insurers
Risks transferred to the insurer
Exclusions from coverage
Conditions and limitations
Recovery under the title insurance policy
Title insurer's duties
Application of antitrust law to title insurers
Environmental liens and title insurance
Issues resulting from FIRREA, the Federal Superfund Act, CERCLA, and state administrative regulations .