Today, mold claims are common, but they continue to grow in complexity, involving not only property damage but bodily injury as well. Mold-related lawsuits have dramatically increased over the past few years, and the numbers continue to rise. Coverage requirements—and related issues—can be complicated and confusing. This resource will remove the complexity and allow the insurer, insured, property owner or developer and their counsel to deal with mold quickly and effectively and, if possible, avoid unnecessary litigation.
Your One-Stop Resource Covering the Many Mold-Related Topics
Mold claims are brought by individuals, tenants, and others. And they’re filed not only against property owners, but other entities involved in construction projects. Claims range from simple property damage to serious allegations of exposure to “toxic” mold.
Mold Claims Coverage Guide is the only available source that covers every aspect of mold claims, including:
• Governmental regulation
• Insurance policy interpretation
• Claims investigation
Written by nationally-renowned insurance coverage expert Barry Zalma, Mold Claims Coverage Guide is the practical, detailed resource for insurance professionals. It is the first guide to focus specifically on mold damage insurance claims and litigation resulting from mold or fungi related disputes.
This highly practical reference takes you through all stages of the claim process:
• Initial report of the claim
• Proof of loss
• Final resolution
Mold Claims Coverage Guide provides guidance for confronting losses caused by mold, and it fully addresses the obligations imposed on insurers, including underwriting against mold claims and investigating potential fraud claims.
Only Mold Claims Coverage Guide covers all of this and more:
• The Insured’s Concerns Regarding Mold
» Understanding Mold Insurance
» Presenting Your Mold Claim
• The Insurer’s Concerns Regarding Mold
» Underwriting, Investigating, & Regulating Mold Claims
• Litigating Mold Claims
» Preparation for Litigation against an Insurer
» Preparation for the Defense of a Policyholder Suit
» Presenting Expert Testimony in Mold Cases
Sep 30, 2014
Barry Zalma, Esq., CFE