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New Challenge to the ALI Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance?

Posted in Bad Faith/Extra Contractual, Legislation, Liability Coverage, News
After seven years and countless drafts and revisions, the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance is scheduled for a final vote at the ALI’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on May 23, 2017.  Even as the project Reporters (Professors Tom Baker and Kyle Logue) start to contemplate life after this Restatement,… Continue Reading

ALI Adopts Tentative Draft No. 1

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The American Law Institute voted yesterday to adopt most of Chapters One and Two of the proposed Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance.   Although the spirited debate concerning some of these provisions prevented the ALI from considering Section 16-23 of Tentative Draft No. 1, the ALI did approve those portions of the draft dealing with principles… Continue Reading

The ALI Principles: Amendments

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With the American Law Institute set to vote Monday afternoon on the first 23 sections of The Principles of the Law of Liablity Insurance, SNR Denton’s Bill Barker has circulated a draft amendment to Section 7 that would only allow insurers to rescind policies if an insured’s material misrepresentation was either intentional or reckless.   As… Continue Reading

American Law Institute Takes On Insurance Law

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For decades, the American Law Institute has had a seminal influence on the law through its widely-cited Restatements.  Now the ALI is embarking on its first ever foray into the world of insurance coverage. In May 2010, the ALI Council approved an ambitious proposal for a “Principles of Liability Insurance Law.”  “Principles” differ from the more familiar ALI… Continue Reading