In Search of Insurance Resources to Inform Your Practice? We’ve Got You Covered!

 


 

If your practice ever touches on issues relating to insurance, the following resources from Fastcase will be essential to navigating this complex area of law. 

 

Insurance Law Deskbook
​​​​​​The Insurance Law Deskbook is intended to help law students, practitioners, insurance lawyers, professional claims personnel, insured persons, and anyone else involved in insurance. The book, published for the first time under Full Court Press, includes the full texts and digests of insurance-related decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts of Appeal, state appellate courts, and foreign courts that have molded the American insurance law, as well as vital explanatory chapters, historical context, form letters, and more. Click here to buy your copy of the Insurance Law Deskbook for $95.

 

 


 

Insurance Bad Faith and Punitive Damages Deskbook

Previously, a person suing an insurance company in the United States could only recover contract damages, but when the tort of bad faith was created by the courts contract law was enormously affected, allowing insureds to sue insurers for both contract and tort damages, including punitive damages. Read a thoughtful analysis of how punitive damages apply in the United States to insurance bad faith suits, and why some states allow judges and juries to award punitive damages against insurers in civil litigation. Click here to buy your copy of Insurance Bad Faith and Punitive Damages Deskbook for $95.

 

 


 

Business Insurance

Business Insurance is a comprehensive legal treatise regarding commercial and property insurance, designed for lawyers who represent clients and the clients themselves who are involved an any type of business organization. This treatise is also relevant for plaintiffs’ attorneys who may need to sue a business for damages and injuries suffered by clients because often the most collectible money available to an injured plaintiff is the property and casualty insurance that such entity has purchased or because the strategy involves pleading causes of action that trigger a defense by the insurance company. Likewise, bankruptcy lawyers representing businesses that are debtors or representing creditors of these entities may need to access the insurance assets of the debtor. This treatise covers major property and casualty policies that a business may purchase including first party property and builders’ risk, general liability, directors and officers liability, professional liability, and surety bonds, performance bonds, and fidelity insurance. Click here to buy your copy of Business Insurance for $225.

 


 

Insurance for Real Estate Related Entities

This comprehensive legal treatise regarding commercial and property insurance is designed for lawyers who represent clients and the clients themselves who are property owners, developers, landlords, tenants, operators, contractors, engineers, brokers and agents, and other professionals involved in real estate. This treatise is also relevant for plaintiffs’ attorneys who may need to sue a real estate or related entity for damages and injuries suffered by clients because often the most collectible money available to an injured/damaged plaintiff is the property and casualty insurance that such entity has purchased. Likewise, bankruptcy lawyers representing real estate and related businesses that are debtors or representing creditors of these entities might need to access the insurance assets of the debtor. This treatise covers major property and casualty policies that a real estate or related entity would purchase including first party property and builders’ risk, general liability, directors and officers liability, professional liability, workers’ compensation, surety bonds, and title insurance. Click here to buy your copy of Insurance for Real Estate Related Entities for $225.
 


 

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