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|
|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.