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Umbrella Policy Endorsements
Do They Say What They Mean and Mean What They Say?

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Issue Date: August 2015
Author: Schultz, Marilyn L.

Flood — The Forgotten Peril

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Issue Date: July 2013
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D., CPCU, FACFE

Whose Ox Is It, Anyway?
Insurance Coverage as it Related to "Occurrence"

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Issue Number: Volume 17, No. 3
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2011
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

The Way We Were ...
Problems with Defined Benefit Plans

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Issue Number: Volume 17, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter, 2011
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D., CPCU, FACFE

The Cost of Producer Due Diligence Versus the Cost of Litigation
Insurance Due Diligence

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Issue Number: Volume 17, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2010
Author: McAleer, Charles, III

Ali Baba
The Claims Process after a Catastrophic Loss

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Issue Number: Volume 16, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2010
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D., CPCU, FACFE

Expert Witness Consulting and Its Relationship to Research, Service and Teaching

Issue Number: Volume 16, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2009
Author: Warfel, William J., Ph.D., CPCU, CLU

To Be or Not To Be: That is the Question
Forming Captive Insurance Companies

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Issue Number: Volume 15, No.4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2009
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACI

Down the Rabbit Hole: An Underwriter Looks at AIG
Underwriting Financial Risk

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Issue Number: Volume 15, No.3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2009
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D., CPCU, FACFE

When Zombies Walk the Night
Asbestos Claims and Insurance Claims Run-Off

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Issue Number: Volume 15, No.2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2009
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

What to Do Until the Doctor Gets There
Well Control Insurance Coverage

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Issue Number: Volume 15, No.1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2008
Author: Carson, Robert L., Jr., CPCU, ARM

Duty to Advise
Bad Faith and Claims Handling

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Issue Number: Volume 14, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2008
Author: Ryles, Tim, Ph.D.

Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over ...
The Problem with Mortgage Insurance

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Issue Number: Volume 14, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2008
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D., CPCU, FACFE

Fairy Tales Can Come True
The Pollution Exclusion and Environmental Impairment Liability

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Issue Number: Volume 14, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2008
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Six Degrees of Separation
Financial Failure's Effect on D & O Insurance and EPL

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Issue Number: Volume 14, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2007
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Rethinking the Flood Exclusion: Further Comment on Katrina-Related Coverage Disputes
Flood Insurance Disputes

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Issue Number: Volume 13, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2007
Author: Ryles, Tim, Ph.D.

Contingency Planning
Planning for a Catastrophic Loss

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Issue Number: Volume 13, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2007
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D., CPCU, FACFE

Watch Your Back

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Issue Number: Volume 13, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2007
Author: Carson, Robert L., Jr., CPCU, ARM

Pension Protection Act: A New Opportunity for Risk Management

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Issue Number: Volume 13, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2006
Author: Winfree, Derwood K., CLU, CEBS

The MacArthur Saga
Insurance Coverage for Asbestos Litigation

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Issue Number: Volume 12, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2006
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

The Duty to Prepare

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Issue Number: Volume 12, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2006
Author: Hinckley, Christa Meyer

Post-Katrina

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Issue Number: Volume 12, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2006
Author: Puelz. Amy V., Ph.D. and Puelz, Bob, Ph.D.

How Quickly We Forget
Catastrophe Insurance Claims and Coverage Issues

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Issue Number: Volume 12, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2005
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Bad-Faith Remedies and Insurer Responses

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Issue Number: Volume 11, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2005
Author: Puelz, Robert, Ph.D., Ch.F.C., CLU

The Starr In Their Crown
AIG and C.V. Starr

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Issue Number: Volume 11, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2005
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

The Convergence of Contracts and Coverage: Compatibility or Catastrophe
Insurance Contracts, Coverage, Costs and Claims

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Issue Number: Volume 11, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2005
Author: Carson, Robert L., Jr., CPCU, ARM

Oh, Those Four Little Words!
Insurance Market Services Agreements

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Issue Number: Volume 11, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2004
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Risk Transfer? Maybe, Maybe Not

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Issue Number: Volume 10, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2004
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Captivating Premiums
The Proliferation of Captive Insurance Companies

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Issue Number: Volume 10, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2004
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, ARM

Lloyd's — A Shakespearean Tragedy
The London Market and Lloyd's

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Issue Number: Volume 10, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter, 2004
Author: Jackson, Michael D.

Rewards to Be Made by Claim …
Insurance Claims in the London Market

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Issue Number: Volume 10, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2004
Author: Stern, David

Illusory Insurance Trusts and the Deceptive Marketing of Health Insurance

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Issue Number: Volume 10, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2003
Author: Ryles, Tim, Ph.D.

Top Ten Worst Excuses for Buying Lousy Insurance

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Issue Number: Volume 9, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2003
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

The Care and Feeding of Expert Witnesses

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Issue Number: Volume 9, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2003
Author: Bogart, John T.

Credibility GAAP: In Fact It's a GAAS. But It's Not, "All Right."
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

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Issue Number: Volume 9, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2003
Author: Bendure, Donald W., CPCU, RPLU, ARM

Reinsurance: A Petri Dish for Disputes

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Issue Number: Volume 9, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2002
Author: Biehl, George J., Jr.

Terrorism, A Form of Modern Warfare
Terrorism Insurance Coverage

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Issue Number: Volume 8, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2002
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D.

Universal Life Litigation: Unraveling an Unbundled Product
Distinguishing Universal Life Insurance from Whole Life Insurance

Issue Number: Volume 8, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2002
Author: Ryles, Tim, Ph.D.

The ART of Self-Insurance

Issue Number: Volume 8, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2002
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACI

Jam Today, Tomorrow or Yesterday?
Environmental Impairment Liability or Pollution Legal Liability

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Issue Number: Volume 8, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2001
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Welcome to Alice's World
Insurance Policy Limits

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Issue Number: Volume 7, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2001
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Value-Added with Quantitative Analysis

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Issue Number: Volume 7, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2001
Author: Puelz, Amy v., Ph.D.

A Risk Management Approach to Land-Use Planning

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Issue Number: Volume 7, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 2001
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D.

Cyber Risk: An uncommon education on organizational and network exposures not ready for TV or governmental PRIME TIME

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Issue Number: Volume 7, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 2000
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACI

A Hard Day's Night
Policy Cancellation in a Tough Insurance Market

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Issue Number: Volume 6, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 2000
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Punitive Damages and the Risk Manager

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Issue Number: Volume 6, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 2000
Author: Launie, Joseph J., Ph.D.

Sophisticated Lady
Insurance Policies as Contracts

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Issue Number: Volume 6, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1999
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Reinsurance: The Invisible Insurers

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Issue Number: Volume 5, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 1999
Author: Bogart, John T.

What's New in Who(m) to Sue?
Insight into Lloyd's of London

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Issue Number: Volume 5, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 1999
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Year 2000 — My Search for Answers

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Issue Number: Volume 5, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 1999
Author: Jolstad, Olie

Are We Y2OK?

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Issue Number: Volume 5, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 1999
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACI

The Filed Rate Doctrine: A Trojan Horse for Insurers?

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Issue Number: Volume 5, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1998
Author: Ryles, Tim, Ph.D.

Insurance and the Millennium Bug

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Issue Number: Volume 4, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 1998
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Risk Management Gives New Meaning to Integration

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Issue Number: Volume 4, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 1998
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACI

1998! Where Do We Go From Here?

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Issue Number: Volume 4, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 1998
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

The Death Spiral: It's Time To Kill It

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Issue Number: Volume 4, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1997
Author: Ryles, Tim, Ph.D.

Merger Mania
Major Insurance Broker Mergers

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Issue Number: Volume 3, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 1997
Author: Bendure, Donald W., MBA, CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACI

Excess and Surplus Lines — The Exciting Insurance Market! The Role of the Surplus Lines Market in Property / Casualty Insurance

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Issue Number: Volume 3, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 1997
Author: Bogart, John T.

Ambiguous Is As Ambiguous Does
Insurance Policy Language

Issue Number: Volume 3, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 1997
Author: Hughes, Robert H., CPCU, ARM

Is Big Brother Becoming a Reality?
Reinsurance and Retrocession

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Issue Number: Volume 3, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1996
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Analysis of the Risk-Funding Decision

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Issue Number: Volume 3, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1996
Author: Puelz, Amy v., Ph.D.

The Era of Life Insurance Disillusionment
Universal Life Insurance and Vanishing Premiums

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Issue Number: Volume 2, No. 4
Issue Date: Third Quarter 1996
Author: Puelz, Robert, Ph.D.

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
The Insurance Cycle

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Issue Number: Volume 2, No. 3
Issue Date: Second Quarter 1996
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Policyholders Win Coverage Case Against Lloyd's of London

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Issue Number: Volume 2, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1995
Author: Flanagan, Timothy

More Holes in the Parachute
General Liability Policy Defenses

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Issue Number: Volume 2, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1995
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Holes In The Parachute
Common Insurance Company Affirmative Defenses

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Issue Number: Volume 1, No. 2
Issue Date: First Quarter 1995
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM

Will The Parachute Open?
Avoiding Insurance Coverage Nullification Through Litigation

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Issue Number: Volume 1, No. 1
Issue Date: Fourth Quarter 1994
Author: Hughes, Robert N., CPCU, ARM