New Appleman Sports and Entertainment Insurance Law & Practice Guide

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LexisNexis, Aug 31, 2016 - Law - 788 pages
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Brand new, this publication provides practical guidance in dealing with the types of insurance that are available for individual and entity participants in the sports and entertainment industries. It identifies the nuances of the insurance, requirements in the insurance policies that may need to be honored to obtain coverage, and overlooked sources of coverage. This unique product not only provides in-depth explanations of the substantive law but also nuts and bolts practical guidance for lawyers in handling virtually all issues that can arise involving insurance for all participants and entities in the sports and entertainment industries in the United States.

It analyzes germane insurance provisions, coverage issues and court decisions thus providing a thorough grounding in the current insurance law needed to successfully handle sports and entertainment insurance law issues. It applies general insurance principles to the needs of participants in the sports and entertainment industries. Insurance law principles that pertain to policyholders and insurers in general are explained and applied to instances and scenarios involving sports and entertainment events and participants. It further provides in-depth analysis of the insurance provisions, issues and court decisions unique to the sports and entertainment industries.

Individuals and entities in the entertainment and sports industries are the subject of a wide variety of claims and lawsuits. The economic consequences vary, but can reach millions, if not tens of millions of dollars, and can involve everything from paying lawyers and experts to defend against lawsuits, to paying to repair or rebuild property, to suffering losses from injuries, cancellations, delays, cast changes or closures and loss of business during periods of restoration.

The publication features practice insights, strategic guidance, comments and warnings. Insightful, expert guidance is provided giving you the key do's and dont's of practice. Appendices of key decisions and sample forms are provided. This publication thus presents a complete package of the tools you need to practice in this lucrative area of the law successfully.

 

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Contents

Shaun H Crosner is a partner in Liners Insurance Recovery
ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS LIABILITIES
LIABILITIES RELATED TO ANTICOMPETITIVE CONDUCT AND CLASS
OTHER TORT LIABILITIES
About the Current Authors
ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS LOSSES
INSURANCE COVERAGE OVERVIEW
POLICY CONDITIONS
DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS LIABILITY INSURANCE
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WORKERS COMPENSATION AND EMPLOYERS LIABILITY
Chapter 12 COVERAGE AFTER MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
OVERVIEW OF FIRSTPARTY INSURANCE
OTHER INSURANCE FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT
PROPERTY AND TIME ELEMENT INSURANCE
PRODUCTION INSURANCE

DUTIES OF INSURERS
THE DUTY TO SETTLE AND COMPROMISE CLAIMS
BAD FAITH AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES
COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
POTENTIAL EXCLUSIONS
EVENT CANCELLATION INSURANCE
DISABILITY INSURANCE FOR PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES
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