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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
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Rick Scott is one of many politicians who spent millions of their own dollars to get elected only to claim "fraud" when maybe they did not win the election. And if they do win the election, it's not "fraud" any... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
Lender force-placed insurance practices are alive and well. Cases decided in 2018 tell the tale. See, e.g., Wieck v. CIT Bank, N.A., No. 16-00596 JMS-RLP, 2018 WL 5779485 (D. Haw. November 2, 2018), and Wieck v. CIT Group, Inc., 308... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
First fake news, now a fake attorney general. See Neal K. Katyal and George T. Conway III, Trump’s Appointment of the Acting Attorney General Is Unconstitutional (New York Times Online, Nov. 8, 2018; the New York Times may require a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
This video literally speaks for itself. "This is What Democracy Looks Like" Orlando 11.08.18, an (amateur) news video by Dennis Wall, available to you here. Please Read The Disclaimer. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The Georgia "exact match" voter registration law at first seems to depend on Identification Numbers, but then it doesn't. Under the Georgia law, a "board of registration" is required to verify identity before any voter registration application will be accepted... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
Election Day here in Florida is the same as in the rest of the country of course, November 6, 2018. Unlike the rest of the country we in Florida have been given a scam, 19 proposed "amendments" to the Florida... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
We are in the middle of early voting here in Florida. It ends on November 4th. Election Day here is the same as in the rest of the country of course, November 6, 2018. However unlike the rest of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
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Notre Dame Hat and Stars of David in Pittsburgh, PA October 2018 (Matt Rourke / Associated Press) Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The filed rate doctrine is an affirmative defense raised by defendants who charge rates, in essence. The defense requires a rate filing with an administrative agency that is authorized by law to review the rate, and approve it or reject... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
In Sykes v. Singh, ___ P.3d ___, No. 76009-2-I, 2018 WL 5146747 (Wash. Ct. App., Div. 1, filed August 13, 2018, publication ordered October 16, 2018), a liability carrier refused to defend its insured, the insured settled rather than face... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
In Goldman v. United Services Automobile Association, 244 So. 3d 310 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018), review dismissed, No. SC18-1309, 2018 WL 3831364 (Fla., August 8, 2018), a Florida intermediate appellate court applied the Supreme Court of Florida's admonition that "bad... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
For a fresh look at things that you were never meant to know, read the Powerpoint presentation on the Bundled Amendments that are going to be on the Florida Ballot. You can also watch and listen to the presentation uploaded... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
AND THE ISSUES IN FLORIDA. Watch and learn from YouTube and the video of Lender Force-Placed Insurance Litigation and the Filed Rate Doctrine. Fresh from presentation to the Florida Bar and updated. Education and enjoyment at the same time, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
It is settled Florida law that "implications of bad faith should not form a basis to determine liability in a first party insurance coverage action." Homeowners Choice Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Kuwas, 251 So. 3d 181, 184 (Fla.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
The Connecticut Superior Court denied the insurance carrier's motion for summary judgment in O'Connor v. QBE Insurance Corp., No. CV126032396, 2018 WL 4838937 (Conn. Super. Ct. Sept. 19, 2018). The Connecticut court held that the adjustment of claims can also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
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(Andrew Harnik, Pool/Associated Press ) They may have a right to rule if we let them. But they have no right to call their rule the United States of America. Please Read The Disclaimer. ©2018 Dennis J. Wall. All Rights... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
In his prepared written remarks which he certainly had time to reflect on before he gave them, Brett Kavanaugh, J., said this: “This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit, fueled with apparent pent-up anger about... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Claims and Bad Faith Law Blog
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... STARTING AT NOON! This third training in the Public Interest Law Section's (soon to be the Equal Justice Law Section) Consumer and Tenant Working Group’s 2018 Webinar Series, Lender Force - Placed Insurance Litigation is offered on Tuesday, September... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 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 Sep 20, 2018 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 Sep 20, 2018 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 Sep 18, 2018 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