LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Insurance Litigation

Jonathan Toren of the Global Insurance Department co-authored two chapters with Frank Cordell of the 2016-2017 edition of the LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Insurance Litigation. Jonathan co-authored Chapter 4: The Insured's Duties and Chapter 6: Claims Implicating Multiple Insurers.

This publication provides practical, step-by-step guidance on all phases of insurance litigation in Washington superior courts, including post-trial motions, up to the point of appeal. LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Insurance Litigation offers a comprehensive understanding of the key types of cases and considerations inherent in insurance litigation in Washington. Each chapter contains legal analysis, practice tips and checklists from Washington practitioners.

Key features:

  • Practice guidance and tips from Washington practitioners-- user benefits from "real world" practical experience, tailored specifically to insurance litigation in Washington state courts.
  • Washington statutes, rules, cases, and as appropriate, local procedures and forms.
  • Master checklists providing list of all the tasks covered in a chapter along with references to what section of the chapter discusses each task; assists practitioners looking for specific information in finding it quickly, also provides all the tasks in a concise, consolidated form.
  • Provides guidance on current practical issues in trial procedure, including such topics as:
    • the formation, renewal and cancellation of insurance policies
    • liability insurers' duty to defend;
    • excess and umbrella policies;
    • regulation of insurers; and
    • Washington Insurance Guaranty Association

LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Insurance Litigation was created under the guidance of Franklin D. Cordell of Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell LLP, whose current practice emphasizes policyholder-side insurance coverage advice and litigation. Washington practitioners wrote and reviewed individual chapters, and provided many practice tips and guidance.

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