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ALM Publishes Extra-Contractual Litigation Against Insurers

Covers theories used in insurance litigation of legal underpinnings including claims process

ALM’s Law Journal Press, a publisher of books for legal professionals, has published Extra-Contractual Litigation Against Insurers. The law journal consists of theories used in insurance litigation covers both the legal underpinnings of causes of action and the aspects of bringing claims and defending against them.

According to ALM, the authors also discuss trial tactics, covering each phase of trial from commencing an action through discovery, evidentiary rulings, jury instructions and the ultimate verdict. Featuring the tools to recognize and litigate critical issues, the book Extra-Contractual Litigation Against Insurers will help plaintiffs evaluate the viability of a claim and help defense counsel anticipate potential liability.

The book Extra-Contractual Litigation Against Insurers provides coverage of issues. The topics which are covered include insurers’ third-party bad faith in refusing to settle an action or first-party bad faith in refusing to pay benefits owed; bad faith claims involving specific lines of insurance; common law claims; unfair claims settlement practices statutes and regulations; state unfair trade practices statutes; alternative theories of liability, including unjust enrichment and violations of federal law; comparative bad faith; and reverse bad faith.