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Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes (Hardcover) (Barry R. Ostrager & Thomas R. Newman)

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In today’s insurance coverage litigation environment, the practitioner who needs to determine what is—and is not—covered under various policy provisions is up against some formidable challenges. Literally thousands of cases on insurance issues find their way into courtrooms every year, and the decisions can be as difficult to decipher as they are to track.

Find the authoritative guidance you need with Ostrager and Newman’s Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes. This three-volume resource helps you quickly and easily pinpoint detailed analysis of lead cases in key jurisdictions, provides excerpts from standard insurance policies, including critical commentary on key provisions, and offers insights into planning and implementation of successful litigation strategies.

Ostrager and Newman’s Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes, Eighteenth Edition addresses today’s critical coverage issues, such as:

  • The Insurer’s Duty to Defend
  • Trigger and Scope of Occurrence-Based Coverage
  • Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle
  • Property Insurance
  • Rights and Obligations of Co-Insurers
  • Insurability of Punitive Damages
  • Excess Insurance and Analysis of Pollution Exclusions
  • Directors and Officers Coverage
  • Employee Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Claims

Make the Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes your one-stop source for the current state of the law on:

  • The effect of a reservation of rights letter...disclaimer and denials of coverage
  • The rules governing all aspects of giving notice of a claim including mechanics of language and timelines
  • Effect of misrepresentations and omissions in insurance applications
  • Reverse bad faith and contributory bad faith
  • Reinsurance
  • The legal issues presented in litigation involving hazardous waste and environmental cleanup
  • Coverage provided by general liability insurance, including personal injury and advertising injury coverage
  • Rules for apportioning the cost of defense among insurers
Number of Pages: 2170
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Author: Barry R. Ostrager & Thomas R. Newman
Language: English
Street Date: December 22, 2016
TCIN: 52442079
UPC: 9781454879824
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-6709
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