Insurance Law Essentials

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Essential tools for insurance coverage legal research.

Package Components

Your subscription includes these six components.

more info Insurance Case Finder

Frequently Asked Questions

Insurance Case Finder is a web-based application consisting of a large database of insurance coverage written case summaries and with a unique search engine that will make insurance caselaw research much simpler and faster.

The Case Finder helps all insurance professionals find relevant case authority law to support an insurance claim, justify enhanced coverage enhancements, and or resolve insurance coverage disputes. Attorneys doing insurance coverage work will appreciate how fast and easy it is to find relevant caselaw with the application.

But you don't need to be a lawyer to use it. Court cases are organized by type of insurance policy, type of policy provision, and coverage issue, so that anyone with a basic understanding of the insurance industry can easily locate the information they he or she needs.

more info CGL Reporter

CGL Reporter identifies the most important CGL related coverage decisions handed down each year in key states, and provides concise and insightful commentary on each case and its implications.

Prominent coverage litigation experts (members of the ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section) summarize the most important recent cases, from the appellate level or higher, in their respective areas of expertise.

Whether the litigation focuses on additional insured or intellectual property issues, you have the insight of the nation's best coverage attorneys at your fingertips.

more info Insurance Law Reporter

Insurance Law Reporter announces the latest case summaries added to CGL Reporter and Insurance Case Finder. Written by CGL Reporter Executive Editor Jill Berkeley, Insurance Law Reporter not only lists the newest cases provided by the members of the CGL Reporter Executive Board (all members of the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee), but explains why they are relevant to our industry.

more info Canadian Coverage Caselaw

Written by experienced, practicing Canadian coverage attorneys, this is the best source for important Canadian insurance coverage court decisions. Complete with articles relating to the Canadian legal system and other relevant issues, this resource will help you keep up with what's new and important in Canada.

more info Caselaw Library

This library is a PDF collection of slip opinions that have been selected by the IRMI research analysts as being particularly important to the insurance industry. The cases can be used for general coverage analysis, drafting manuscript policy language, analyzing exposures, and resolving specific coverage disputes.

more info Fundamentals of Insurance Law

A comprehensive, 150-page overview of legal principles for risk and insurance professionals. Fundamentals of Insurance Law has 13 chapters addressing topics such as: insurance regulation, characteristics of contracts, the anatomy of an insurance policy, property law, legal liability, the legal environment for underwriting and claims adjusting, and consumer laws affecting insurance.

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Insurance Case Finder

How This Will Help You

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more info Agents, Brokers and Account Support Staff

  • Simple-to-use index system of pertinent case summaries helps you quickly find what you need even, if you only know a coverage term or phrase, case name, or general topic.
  • Summary conclusions from leading cases gives you examples of claim situations which can help you convince insureds to accept your recommended coverage enhancements.
  • Provides third-party support to your position with insureds and claims adjusters when potential disputes occur.
  • In-depth articles by leading coverage lawyers give you expert insight into important coverage issues and how they are treated in the courts.

more info Risk Managers, Financial Executives & Insurance Buyers

  • Get a quick read on the hottest insurance litigation topics from the expert summaries of leading-edge coverage cases and legal articles.
  • Summary conclusions of leading cases will support your position with coverage disputes or let you know in advance if your position is weak.
  • In-depth articles by leading coverage lawyers give you expert insight into important coverage issues and how they are treated in the courts. This information will prove supportive when recommending coverage enhancements and when faced with a denied claim.

more info Underwriters

  • Easy-to-read summaries keep you up-to-date on the latest court cases addressing important insurance coverage issues; such as pollution, construction defect, employment-related practices, impaired property, and punitive damages. This insight will be supportive of your coverage recommendations and related explanations.
  • Summary conclusions from leading cases gives you examples of claim situations which can help you advise brokers and insureds to accept your recommended coverage enhancements.

more info Claims Adjusters

  • Get a quick read on the hottest insurance litigation topics from the expert summaries of leading-edge coverage cases and legal articles.
  • Summary conclusions of leading cases will support your position with coverage disputes or let you know in advance if your position is weak.
  • Quickly and easily find relevant case authority that will help you close claim files without paying outside counsel to conduct legal research.
  • In-depth articles by leading coverage lawyers give you expert insight into important coverage issues and how they are treated in the courts.

more info Attorneys

  • Advise your clients using this quick source on the most important legal rulings for CGL claims disputes and other business insurance-related litigation.
  • Start your search within CGL Reporter where only the most important cases are summarized by leading coverage attorneys.
  • Outmaneuver the opposition with more applicable and, therefore, more supportive case summaries written by leading coverage attorneys.
  • Saves your legal staff valuable time rather than researching hundreds of inapplicable cases.

more info Consultants

  • Get a quick read on the hottest insurance litigation topics from the expert summaries of leading-edge coverage cases and legal articles.
  • Summary conclusions of leading cases will support your position with coverage disputes or let you know in advance if your position is weak.
  • In-depth articles by leading coverage lawyers give you expert insight into important coverage issues and how they are treated in the courts.