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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

"How should a policyholder respond to the insurance company’s reservation of rights to seek reimbursement of defense costs" by Jordan S. Stanzler 2017 (PDF)

"When a Shield is a Sword," by Jordan S. Stanzler and Deb Goodman 2013 (PDF)

"Dry Cleaners - One Drop Can Cost You", by Jordan S. Stanzler and Edward A. Firestone 2010 (PDF)

"Buyers Can Recover Damages From Abusive Tax Shelters," by Jordan S. Stanzler 2005 (PDF)

"Defense-Within-Limits Policy Presents Conflicts Minefield," by Jordan S. Stanzler 2004

"Tapping Excess Insurance For Continuous Injuries -- Horizontal and Vertical Allocation Approaches," by Jordan S. Stanzler 2004

"The Conflicts Of Interest Inherent In Defense Within Limits Insurance Policies," by Jordan S. Stanzler 2004

"The Duty to Settle Claims Prior to Litigation," by Jordan S. Stanzler (2004)

"Highly Charged: Utilities Commission Decision Will Aid Alternative-Energy Generation", William W. Funderburk Jr. and David Niebauer (2003)

"Enron and Insurance", by Jordan S. Stanzler (2002)

"Commission Tries to Balance Needs of Power Users, Utilities", By David M. Niebauer and William W. Funderburk Jr. (The Daily Journal, November 13, 2002)

"Plaintiffs Injury Is Still the Focus To Evaluate Standing", By William Funderburk and Lisa Morelli (The Daily Journal, Feb 9, 2000)

 
INSURANCE COVERAGE

Insurance Coverage Litigation Second Edition
by Eugene Anderson, Esq., Jordan S. Stanzler, and Lorelie S. Masters, Esq.
This one-volume book covers the major legal issues that arise in the commercial insurance coverage disputes, and important issues that arise in coverage litigation cases, including the duty to defend, trigger of coverage, notice of a claim or actions, choice of law, punitive damages, number of occurrences, and coverage for the costs of loss mitigation. The topics covered include insurance coverage for environmental liability, intellectual property disputes (including business torts), product liability, director and officer liability, and employment discrimination. It also discusses issues arising under umbrella and excess insurance policies, and alternative methods of recovery (e.g. bad faith, judicial estoppel).
Read the Table of Contents

Pub. Date: 12/7/99
Looseleaf
2158 pages
ISBN: 0-7355-1173-X

Available from Aspen Publishers.

" Right of Succession, Transfer of Insurance Coverage by Operation of Law", by Jordan S. Stanzler (2001)

"The Duty To Disclose Coverage: Insurance: Company Admissions about the Pollution Exclusion", by Jordan S. Stanzler (1999)

"Shift Key - Equitable Remedies Assistant Insurers in Regaining Losses", by Ruben A. Castellon, (Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, October 15, 1998)

" Expensive Favor?" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Ruben A. Castellon. (June 18, 1998 issue of the Daily Journal)

"Insurance Litigation From a Global Perspective" by Ruben A. Castellon (ABA TIPS COMMITTEE NEWS, Spring/Summer 1998)

"Insurance Coverage Litigation," by Jordan S. Stanzler (1st edition, Wiley Law 1997)

"Insurance Coverage for Environmental Contamination Caused By Prior Owners and Users of Property," by Jordan S. Stanzler (The Environmental Corporate Counsel Report, July 1996)

"Insurance Company Admissions About Pollution Exclusion," by Jordan S. Stanzler (BNA's Insurance Coverage Litigation Report, May 24, 1996)

"California Adopts The Continuous Trigger of Coverage in Environmental Insurance Cases," by Jordan S. Stanzler (Toxic Law Reporter, August 30, 1995)

"An All-Risk Policy: In Superfund Cases, Coverage Isn't Tied to Ownership," by Jordan S. Stanzler (Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 29, 1995)

"Insurance Coverage for Corporate Successors," by Jordan S. Stanzler, (Acquisitions and Divestitures, Section 43, William A. Hancock, ed., 1993)

"Insurance Coverage for Products Liability and Completed Operations: Inapplicability of the Pollution Exclusion," by Jordan S. Stanzler (Environmental Claims Journal, 1992)

 

BAD FAITH

" The Insurance Company's Duty to Pay in Full for Settlements" by Jordan S. Stanzler (August 8, 2000 issue of Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance)

"California Developments in Bad Faith" by Jordan S. Stanzler and Deborah Mongan (1998)

"Corporations Can Fight Bad Faith in Settling Claims," by Jordan S. Stanzler (Los Angeles Daily Journal, February 26, 1996)

Visit the Insurance Company Bad Faith page for additional reading.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

"Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Claims" by Jordan S. Stanzler (1999)

[Read at IP Worldwide Online] "Mind your Qs and IPs" by Jordan S.Stanzler (1999)

"Do Standard-Form Policies Offer Coverage in Software Infringement Litigation?" by Jordan S. Stanzler (National Law Journal, May 30, 1994)

"Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Disputes: Analysis of Recent Developments," by Jordan S. Stanzler (Computer Lawyer, June 6, 1993)

"Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Disputes: The Connection Between Advertising and Injury," by Jordan S. Stanzler, (Insurance Litigation Reporter, 1993)


ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

[Read]Defense Strategies in Proposition 65 Litigation", By William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Peter Muthig (Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of California, Vol. 9, No. 2 Spring 2000)

"Retrospective Application of the Superfund Recycling Equity Act: A Brave New World for the Recycling Industry" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Lisa Morelli. (August 2000 issue of the California Environmental Law Reporter)

"Long Live Recycling" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Lisa J. Morelli. (June 16, 2000 issue of the Daily Journal)

"California's Revised Industrial Storm Water Permit: A Practical Review of the Regulations and Their Enforcement" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. (Lead Article, June 1998 issue of the California Environmental Law Reporter)

"Citizen Steel" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Ruben A. Castellon. (April 29, 1998 issue of the Daily Journal)

"Changing Tide" by Scott D. Pinsky and William W. Funderburk, Jr. (August 8, 1997 issue of the Daily Journal)

"Cleaning Up Superfund: The State of Superfund Reauthorization" by Lisa J. Morelli (Environmental Liability, Issue 2, 1998)

"Discharge Account" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Marisa Moret. (May 9, 1997 issue of the Daily Journal)

"Citizen Suit Enforcement of Environmental Laws in the United States: An Overview" by Lisa J. Morelli (Environmental Liability, Issue 1, 1997)

"Bringing Nullified Policies Back to Life Post-Montrose," by Jordan S. Stanzler (The Recorder, Autumn 1995 Environmental Law Supplement)

"Remedy Selection in the 1990's - From Superfund to Brownfields", by Edward A. Firestone (Environmental Law Institute at Yosemite, Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of California, 1995)

"Bringing Nullified Policies Back To Life Post-Montrose" by Deborah M. Mongan (The Recorder, Autumn 1995 Environmental Law Supplement)

"Montrose Chemical Corp. v. Superior Court" by Richard A. Dongell and William W. Funderburk, Jr. (Case Commentary, January 1994 issue of the California Environmental Law Reporter)

"California's Storm Water Regulation: A Practical Review of the Regulations and Their Enforcement" by William W. Funderburk, Jr. and Jonathan L. Blinderman (Lead Article, November 1993 issue of the California Environmental Law Reporter)

"Catellus Development Corp. v. United States" by Lisa J. Morelli and William W. Funderburk, Jr. (Case Commentary, October 1993 issue of the California Environmental Law Reporter)

"The Admissibility of Scientific Evidence: A Perspective on Toxic Tort Litigation" by Edward A. Firestone (Environmental Law Update, Practicing Law Institute, 1992)

"Coverage for Environmental Cleanup Costs: History of the Word 'Damages' in the Standard Form Comprehensive General Liability Policy," by Jordan S. Stanzler (Columbia Business Law Review, 1990)

"Regulatory Quicksand - No Power for Tomorrow" by Edward A. Firestone (Stanford Lawyer, Vol. 15, No. 1, Winter/Spring 1979/80)

 
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