Bruce Cornblum has extensive experience litigating lawsuits against insurance companies through verdict by jury and final judgment. He is the author of several legal texts. He first wrote CALIFORNIA INSURANCE LAW DICTIONARY AND DESK REFERENCE in 1994.

The 21st Edition (2015) is now available through Thomson Reuters WESTLAW at 1-800-344-5009.

The concept of the dictionary format is used to define and discuss “words” existing in first party property policies and third party liability policies. Each definition is intended to be authoritative. The text has over 1700 sections which include, but is not limited to:

Advertising Injury Indemnity Weather Coverage
All Risk Insurance Coverage Occurrence Defined
Appeal Pleading and Practice Personal Injury / Coverage B
Appraisal and Arbitration Pollution
Bad Faith [First & Third Party] Potential Liability Under Policy
Calif. Insurance Guarantee Assn Primary Excess Insurance
CGL Policies Reinsurance
Claims Handling Tactics Replacement Cost Coverage
Contractor’s Liability Policy Self-Insurance
Directors and Officers Successive Liability Policies
Evidence Unconscionability Water Damage
Exclusions Uninsured/Under-Insured Motorist Willful Act
Expert Witness Intention of the Parties
and thousands more…

The text also describes the appraisal process and its significance as the contractual remedy for the insured property and defines various proceedings applicable to the process. This text is updated annually. Contact West Publishing at 1-800-344-5009 to order.