This book focuses on liability coverage, emphasizing commercial general liability (CGL) policies--the type currently implicated in the greatest number of litigated cases. All important insurance coverage opinions in Pennsylvania are collected and categorized in this book in a format designed for easy reference. The book also addresses automobile insurance, homeowner's insurance, professional liability insurance, and directors and officers liability insurance.
Table of Contents:
Insurance Coverage Litigation | The Basics | Litigation between Insurers and Insureds | Construction and Interpretation of Insurance Policies | Defense and Indemnity Issues | Duty to Defend | The Duty to Indemnify | The Right to Select Counsel | Bad Faith | Origin and Vitality of Bad Faith Claims in Pennsylvania | Articulating Standards for Bad Faith | A Sampler of Cases Alleging Bad Faith | Litigation Issues | Relationship Between Bad Faith Statute and Other Statutes | Problems of Multiple Insurers | Basic Principles of Multiple Insurance | Rights and Duties among Multiple Insurers | Reinsurance Disputes | Standard Coverages in Liability Policies | Nature and Form of Commercial General Liability Insurance | Common Exclusions to Coverage in General Liability Policies | Homeowner's Liability Insurance | Automobile Insurance | The Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law | Recurring Litigated Issues of Automobile Insurance | Standard Coverages in Policies Issued to Professionals and Executives | Professional Liability Policies | Directors and Officers Liability Insurance | Special Problem Areas| Insurance Coverage for Latent Diseases | Insurance Coverage for Environmental Hazards | Insurance Coverage for Employment Disputes | Recurring and Emerging Issues | Insurance Coverage for Punitive Damages | Liability of Agents and Brokers | Old Doctrines, Evolving Uses | Preventive Action: Avoiding Litigation Risks | What Insurers Should Do | What Agents/Brokers Should Do | What Policyholders Should Do | Appendix | Glossary | Index of Cases | Statutory Index | Subject Matter Index
Page Count: 770
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Anthony Picadio, Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, Pittsburgh
Bridget Gillespie, Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton