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Amicus Library

Welcome to the United Policyholders Amicus Project library where you can read copies and summaries of briefs we file in courts throughout the United States on behalf of insurance consumers. A report titled "Twenty Years Protecting, Defending and Advancing Policyholders Rights" chronicles the topics covered in the 300+ amicus briefs the organization filed between 1991 and 2011.

The following is a list of cases in which United Policyholders has submitted Amicus Curaie briefs. Click here to view our Amicus Project Team of attorneys who volunteer their time to write pro-consumer briefs for United Policyholders.


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Lemy v. Direct General Finance Company

2014, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, Florida
Issue: Surplus Lines

Executive Plaza, LLC v. Peerless Insurance Co.

2014, New York Court of Appeals, New York
Policy deadlines for collecting Replacement Value
Construing ambiguities

Dean Craft v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company

2014, Colorado Supreme Court, Colorado
Issue: Notice-Prejudice

The Babcock and Wilcox Company, et al. v. American Nuclear Insurers, et al.

2014, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Pennsylvania
Recovery of Reasonable Settlement
Reservation of Rights

Joshua Bell v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company

2013, South Carolina Supreme Court, South Carolina
Issue: Reasonable Expectations of the Insured

State Farm Fire and Casualty Company vs. Shawn Brechbill

2013, Alabama Supreme Court, Alabama
Issue: Bad Faith

Thomas Nickerson v. Stonebridge Life Insurance Company

2013, Court of Appeal of California, Second District, Division Three, California
Issue: Punitive Damages

Arshavir Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC

2013, California Supreme Court, California
Issue: Arbitration, Futility Doctrine

Julie Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

2013, Supreme Court of the United States, --United States--
Issue: ERISA

Badiali v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company

2013, New Jersey Supreme Court, New Jersey
Issue: Bad Faith