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Insurance Law: Texts and Treatises

Insurance Law Research Guide

New York Legal Encyclopedia

New York Jurisprudence 2d

Multi-volume legal encyclopedia providing in-depth analysis of a broad range of legal topics, supplemented by case and statute citations and updated with pocket parts.  Case law and statute citations are specific to New York State.  Covers all of the subject matter presented in the Insurance Law, with reference to additional relevant New York statutes and case law.

Print

  • KFN5065 .N48 (second floor of the library)
  • Insurance Law covered in Volumes 68 - 71
  • Use the Index to find specific topics to research

WestlawNext

  • From "Browse All Content" tab in the home screen, click "Secondary Sources," then "New York" (under "By State"), then "New York Jurisprudence" under "Texts and & Treatises."  Click "Insurance" to browse insurance law categories.

Lexis Advance

  • Click "Browse Sources" above the red search box in the home screen, then search "New York Jurisprudence 2d" in the "Search Sources" box in the left navigation pane. Click "View Table of Contents," then click the arrow next to "Insurance" to browse insurance law categories.

New York Insurance Law Texts and Treatises

Insurance Law Practice

  • KFN 5290 .I57 2010 (on reserve - please see a librarian for access)
  • Edited by John M. Nonna, Michael Pilarz and Christopher W. Healy (published by the New York State Bar Association)
  • Two volume regularly updated looseleaf with extensive detailed coverage of New York State insurance law, including case and statutory citations.  Update is current as of November 2013.
  • Full table of contents located in the front of each volume. Index and Table of Authorities at the end of Volume 2.

 New Appleman New York Insurance Law

  • KFN 5290 .N493 2009 (second floor or the library)
  • Edited by Wolcott B. Dunham, Jr. (published by LexisNexis)
  • Four volume regularly updated loose-leaf with comprehensive analysis of New York State insurance statutes, regulations and case law, as well as informal administrative materials and forms, including statutory citations and case summaries and citations in footnotes.
  • Volume specific table of contents located in the front of each volume. Tabbed chapters in all volumes. Statute/Regulation conversion table, Table of Statutes, Table of Cases and Index located at the end of Volume 4.
  • Also available on Lexis Advance - Click the "Browse Sources" link above the red search box in the main home screen, then search "New Appleman New York Insurance Law" in the "Search Sources" box on the left navigation pane.  Click "View table of contents" to browse.

 

General Legal Encyclopedias

American Jurisprudence Second Edition

  • KF154 .A42 (first floor of the library)
  • Multi-volume legal encyclopedia providing in-depth analysis of a broad range of legal topics, supplemented by case and statute citations and updated with pocket parts.  The statute and case law citations can be from any one of the 50 state jurisdictions.
  • Insurance Law is covered in Volumes 43 - 44A
  • Also available on Westlaw Next - From "Browse All Content" tab in the home screen, click "Secondary Sources," then "Texts & Treatises" (under "By Type"), then "American Jurisprudence 2d."  Scroll down and click "Insurance" to browse insurance law table of contents.
  • Also available on Lexis Advance - Click the "Browse Sources" link above the red search box in the main home screen, then search "American Jurisprudence 2d" in the "Search Sources" box on the left navigation pane.  Click "View table of contents" to browse.

Corpus Juris Secundum

  • KF 154 .C67 (first floor of the library)
  • Multi-volume legal restatement containing in-depth analysis and extensive case law and statute citations. Updated with pocket parts. The statute and case law citations can be from any one of the 50 state jurisdictions.
  • Insurance Law is covered in Volumes 44-46A
  • Also available on Westlaw Next - From "Browse All Content" tab in the home screen, click "Secondary Sources," then "Texts & Treatises" (under "By Type"), then "Corpus Juris Secundum."  Scroll down and click "Insurance" to browse insurance law table of contents.

General Insurance Law Texts and Treatises

Print versions of general insurance law texts and treatises are primarily located in the call number KF1135 - KF1236 range, located on the first floor of the library. Browsing this section is recommended for locating additional sources.  Sources include:

Couch on Insurance 3d

  • KF1159.5 .C622
  • Edited by Steven Plitt, Daniel Maldonado and Joshua D. Rogers
  • Multi-volume looseleaf providing in-depth analysis of all aspects of insurance law
  • Contains extensive case notes, citations and West key numbers
  • Also includes separate volumes for Forms, Index and Table of Cases
  • Also available on WestlawNext - From "Browse All Content" tab in the home screen, click "Secondary Sources," then "Insurance Law" (under "By Topic"), then "Couch on Insurance."

New Appleman on Insurance Law

  • KF1164 .A76
  • Editors-in-chief: Jeffrey E. Thomas and Francis J. Mootz, III
  • Multi-volume looseleaf set taking a modern approach to understanding insurance case law
  • Slowly taking the place of the previous Appleman insurance treatises Appleman on Insurance 2d and Insurance Law and Practice
  • Supplemented by separate bound volume containing Table of Contents, Correlation Table and Indexes
  • Further supplemented annually by Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law volumes and by New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide
  • Also available on Lexis Advance: Click the "Browse Sources" link above the red search box in the main home screen, then search "New Appleman" in the "Search Sources" box on the left navigation pane.  This will return all of the various New Appleman insurance treatises available on Lexis Advance.

Business Insurance Law and Practice Guide

  • Practice guide developed to aid insurance companies and attorneys who advise businesses of all sizes.
  • Includes analysis, practice tips and case law and statutory references.
  • Available on Lexis Advance: Click the "Browse Sources" link above the red search box in the main home screen, then search "Business Insurance Law and Practice Guide" in the "Search Sources" box on the left navigation pane.  Click on "View Table of Contents" to browse.

Understanding Insurance Law

  • KF1164 .J47 2012
  • Authors: Robert H. Jerry II and Douglas R. Richmond
  • Textbook style analysis of insurance law designed to make core substantive components of insurance law accessible to law students and to general practitioners unfamiliar with the topic.

Insurance Law in a Nutshell

  • KF1164.3 .D6 2003
  • Author: John F. Dobbyn
  • Covers the fundamentals of insurance law, including topics such as insurable interest, risk, insurer defenses, waiver and estoppel, recovery, subrogation, reinsurance, and bonds. In addition, expert analysis provides a sense of the peculiar directions insurance law would take, and their erroneous outcomes, if the pure principles of contract law were applied.

Insurance: Cases and Materials on Coverage, Claims, and Litigation

  • KF1163 .Z35
  • Author: Barry Zalma
  • Consists primarily of key insurance law cases, with brief introductions to each section and occasional analysis.