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Dennis Wall
Dennis J. Wall, Attorney at Law, A Professional Association presenting legal research papers and materials, particularly those related to the subject of insurance.
Here is my contact information if you would like to contact me about any of my posts or other matters of Insurance Claims Handling, Coverage, or Good Faith and Fair Dealing:C: 407.617.4693. P.O. Box 195220, Winter Springs, FL 32719-5220, www.dennisjwall.com, DJW@dennisjwall.com. I have been a lawyer since 1978 and I have written and updated my first Book, "Litigation and Prevention of Insurer Bad Faith," since 1983.
Interests: expert witness. good faith and fair dealing. insurance coverage. catastrophic claims. first party and third party insurance claims. appeals. fiduciary
Recent Activity
The third webinar is coming up soon in the Public Interest Law Section's (soon to be the Equal Justice Law Section) Consumer and Tenant Working Group’s 2018 Webinar Series. This third training in four is Lender Force - Placed Insurance... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
A catastrophe claims modeler, AIR Worldwide, estimates the damage caused by Hurricane Florence. Even before all the damage is reported, examined, and written up. So, AIR's premature estimate is understandably in a very wide range: Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The third webinar is coming up soon in the Public Interest Law Section's (soon to be the Equal Justice Law Section) Consumer and Tenant Working Group’s 2018 Webinar Series. This third training in four is Lender Force - Placed Insurance... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
This is what follow the money looks like in 2018. Hurricanes are coming to the United States from the East and from the West, from the Atlantic and from the Pacific. One of those storms, Florence, is about to strike... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
"And despite complaints that the new regulations would hamper growth, banks rake in huge profits. Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, the United States' largest bank, suggested this year that a new golden age of banking was underway."... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
"States urgently need to change their regulations to limit hospital prices for out-of-network emergency care." This is the conclusion of an informative op-ed in the New York Times by a researcher at the Schaefer Center for Health Policy and Economics... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The title of this article on Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog is the same as the title of a new section 9:36 from Volume 2 of my book on insurer bad faith, new in 2018. I am happy to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
JUST FOUND OUT MYSELF! Use the hyperlink below to leave your comments. Here's one of mine: August 30, 2018 www.regulations.gov Re: RIN: 1840-AD26 Federal Register Number: 2018-15823 ID: ED-2018-OPE-0027-0001 "Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The deadline for receiving comments at www.regulations.gov is one minute before Midnight tonight! I can't urge you strongly enough: Post your own comments. Use the hyperlink below. Tell them what you think. Here's another comment that I posted there today:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The deadline for receiving comments at www.regulations.gov is one minute before Midnight tonight! Post your own comments. Use the hyperlink below. Here's a comment that I posted there today: August 30, 2018 www.regulations.gov Re: RIN: 1840-AD26 Federal Register Number: 2018-15823... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
Hey Hey, Ron, we're the Monkees! We don't monkey around. We're too busy singing to put anybody down! Get busy singing, Mr. DeSantis. And smile when you sing that, partner. Please Read The Disclaimer. ©2018 Dennis J. Wall. All Rights... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
It was long ago now. In 1972, a Ford Pinto exploded on a low-level impact with a bigger car. When the consolidated cases went to trial on damages, the jury awarded over $3 Million in damages to compensate the driver's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
For goodness sake, if you did not already know that it is a good and necessary thing for your clients, get a release! Here's why, reprinted with permission from the 2018 Supplements to Dennis J. Wall, Litigation and Prevention of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
There are many insurance bad-faith claims. Most of them settle. Virtually all insurance bad-faith cases in litigation include fights over production of claims files. If you are the claims representative for the insurance company who handled the underlying case against... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
FROM THE 2018 SUPPLEMENT: Litig. & Prev. Ins. Bad Faith § 9:14.50 (3rd ed.) Litigation and Prevention of Insurer Bad Faith, Third Edition A pdf of this new section can be accessed here or on my website at www.dennisjwall.com. July... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
New Section 9:14.50 contains only a part of the new material in the combined 661 pages of text excluding Tables in the 2018 Supplements to Dennis J. Wall, "Litigation and Prevention of Insurer Bad Faith" (Third Edition Thomson Reuters), in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence closed their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. They reportedly said that they closed their investigation because there was no interference. Instead they knew otherwise. It is useful to review the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The second webinar is coming up soon in the Public Interest Law Section's (soon to be the Equal Justice Law Section) Consumer and Tenant Working Group’s 2018 Webinar Series. This second training in four is Mobile Home Park Law 101... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
What good faith means is embedded in the question "What would I want?" This article puts good faith on display on the beaches of California and Hawaii: Yomi S. Wrong, "A Perfect Beach Day in California Takes Some Prep if... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
In what I will call an omnibus bill, the Ohio General Assembly has apparently written the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance out of the law of Ohio before it ever got in it. Ohio's 132nd... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section's Consumer and Tenant Working Group of the Florida Bar is putting on webinars starting soon! These webinars are intended for consumer and tenant attorneys. Here is a link to the first webinar coming... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
This article picks up and carries forward the article posted here on Sunday, July 15, 2018. On the record of the Alvarez-Mejia appeal, where the plaintiff homeowner put on evidence in the trial court but the defendant did not, it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
There is a recurring issue in the current handling of homeowner's and other property insurance claims. It comes up over and over again: Whether the insurance company's payment on a loss under its first-party policy can be taken by the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
Some of the worst effects of catastrophes like the major hurricanes inflicting our country in recent years are man-made. The failure to deliver needed care to victims of these disasters is a policy of bad faith. It is a fact,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
Our sister blog, Claims and Issues, formerly Insurance Claims and Issues, has moved! Claims and Issues blog's new address is a lot like its old address: claimsissues.typepad.com. Our address here at Insurance Claims and Bad Faith Law blog stays the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog