Dennis Wall

My article on "Class Action Settlements Have Consequences, From Florida to the State of Washington," was recently published in NWLawyer, the journal of the Washington State Bar Association: 69 NWLawyer 27 (April/May 2015).

"Class Action Settlements Have Consequences, From Florida to the State of Washington"

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Nonfiction.
This book is based on 5,000 cases and statutes and other bad faith law authorities.
Lenders require insurance to protect collateral. This book reveals how lenders place insurance by force..
Addresses the case law surrounding the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance and Insurance Carriers' Good Faith Duties in Settlement. Reprinted here with the express permission of Thomson Reuters West and Insurance Litigation Reporter. Any further publication without the express consent of Thomson Reuters is prohibited.
Nonfiction
Examines potential defenses in LFPI cases. The "utilities filed rate doctrine" is closely analyzed for "fit" in insurance cases and the conclusion is clear: There is no fit for the filed rate doctrine in insurance cases.

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Litigation and Prevention of Insurer Bad Faith 3rd Edition
In two volumes with supplements current through today, this book explores claims and defenses in bad faith situations. It draws upon the largest database of bad faith cases and statutes and other legal authorities ever assembled in one place.

"Lender Force-Placed Insurance Practices" by Dennis J. Wall (American Bar Assocation, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section 2015). Image provided by Donna Bruno and Dennis J. Wall, Copyright 2015 by Dennis J. Wall. All rights reserved.

Lender Force-Placed Insurance Practices
All loans require that we put up collateral. To protect their interests, lenders have traditionally required us to carry insurance to protect that collateral. If we do not carry it, lenders can and do force-place insurance. This book explores how lenders force-place insurance in our home mortgages.

Defenses to Claims Based on Lender Force-Placed Insurance Practices
Link below to Dennis J. Wall, Defenses to Claims Based on Lender Force-Placed Insurance Practices, 51 Tort & Ins. L.J. 909 (American Bar Association 2016).

"Force-Placed Insurance / Filed Rate Doctrine Imported From Utilities Regulation to Insurance Law"
Second Circuit Court of Appeals Panel Applies Doctrine to Texas, New Hampshire, and New York Lender Force-Placed Insurance Practices. Link to "CASE SUMMARY" BELOW.


CLAIMS AND ISSUES BLOG.
Addressing all kinds of claims and issues including the claims and issues presented to courts and those hidden from the public.