Insurance

This is FindLaw's collection of Insurance articles, part of the Corporate Governance section of the Corporate Counsel Center. Click on the articles below to learn about defense perspectives in bad faith claims and steps to take if you are the victim of an auto accident. Every year thousands of automobile accidents cause severe personal injuries and/or property damage. By acting promptly and responsibly, you can protect yourself and your family against lost wages and overwhelming medical bills. Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.

Insurance Articles
    • Return to Basics: D&O Lessons From Recent Claims
      A number of recent large and highly publicized claims against directors and officers provide valuable lessons for others who wish to avoid being subjected to similar claims and the adverse publicity, embarrassment and potentially catastrophic ...

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    • Auto Accident FAQ's
      Even though the other party may not have liability insurance this does not mean that no insurance may be available. If you have purchased uninsured motorist coverage, a recovery is available. This insurance coverage may be available for any injury ...

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    • Auto Accidents
      The most common personal injury case arises from an auto accident. A simple auto accident case is one where liability is clear - fault for the accident is not disputed - and the injuries suffered by the people involved are easily identified and ...

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    • Automobile Insurance
      Automobile insurance law in Florida is confusing. Many people believe they have "full coverage" and are therefore fully protected from all consequences of an accident. Those people are wrong. In Florida, "full coverage" only requires you to buy ...

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    • Automobile Insurance: Getting The Best Coverage
      Most consumers rely primarily upon the advice of their insurance agents to get the best possible automotive insurance coverage. However, the consumer must understand that minimizing a premium places the consumer in jeopardy. You should seek to ...

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    • Avoiding Disputes over Insurance Loss Payments with Insurance Premium Financiers
      It is not uncommon for a company to finance the premiums for its property and liability insurance policies through a premium finance company. To secure these loans, such specialty lenders generally take an assignment of the unearned premium payable ...

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    • Avoiding the Byte of the Millenium Bug: Insurance Coverage for Y2K
      Europe in the year 999 approached the millennium's end in barely concealed panic. Many of the nobility, in furtherance of the widespread religious belief that the world would come to a close along with the first millennium, deeded their entire lands ...

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    • Bad Faith Insurance Claims
      I. The term "bad faith" is an unfortunate misnomer that is probably responsible for more confusion than understanding among the bench and bar. Under the current State of Minnesota insurance law, the insurer's "bad faith" or "good faith" is often ...

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    • California Court of Appeal Upholds "Prior Or Pending Action" D&O Policy Exclusion
      2000 WL 284063 In a case of first impression under California law, the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal has ruled that the commonly used "prior litigation" exclusion in a claims-made Directors' & Officers' liability ...

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    • California Maximizes Coverage for Continuous Property Damage
      Typically, determining the scope of coverage with respect to claims for continuous or progressive property damage requires the resolution of unique issues that are raised when a loss spans multiple policy periods. Thus, issues such as the number of ...

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