Property Insurance Claims Handbook Released

Louisiana Property Insurance Claims Statutory Handbook 2022 CoverWe’re pleased to announce that attorney Nicholas M. Graphia recently published the Louisiana Property Insurance Claims Statutory Handbook 2022 which is available for purchase through Gulf Coast Legal Publishing. This new insurance law book was released on October 1, 2021. The book is a collection of insurance claim laws affecting property insurance disputes.

Property Insurance Claims Handbook Description, Book Sample

Compiled with policyholders, first party property insurance claim adjusters and attorneys in mind, this Louisiana Property Insurance Claims Statutory Handbook contains select provisions of Title 22 of the Revised Statutes, known as the Louisiana Insurance Code. It focuses on insurance claim laws affecting immovable (real) property. For example, statutes covering the Policyholder Bill of Rights, Standard Fire Policy, Payment of Claims, and the duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing are included. See the Table of Contents for a complete listing.

A book sample is available here.

All statutes have been updated to include the 2021 amendments.

Summaries of Recently Amended Louisiana Property Insurance Statutes

Click here for a bullet point summary of the new changes to R.S. 22:1982, Payment and adjustment of claims, policies other than life and health and accident; vehicle damage claims; extension of time to respond to claims during emergency or disaster; penalties; arson-related claims suspension.

Click here for a bullet point summary of the recently enacted insurance claims adjusters standard of conduct statute, LA R.S. 22:1674.1 entitled Standards of conduct; acknowledgement required.