Appraisal Timing Issues

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Subject Matter Course: Timing Issues in Appraisal


  1. When to Demand for an Appraisal
    1. Timely demand for appraisal
    2. Factors determining the timelessness of an appraisal
    3. Cited case: Terra Industries, Inc. v. Com. Ins. Co. of America [Iowa]
  2. Timing Issues stemming from Appraisal Demands, Demonstrated
    1. Cited cases
      1. Butler v. Property and Casualty Ins. Co. of Hartford [Texas]
      2. EDM Office Services, Inc. v. Hartford Lloyds Ins. Co. [Texas]
      3. Dike v. Valley Forge Ins. Co. [Texas]
      4. Summit Towers Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. QBE Ins. Corp. [Florida]
      5. Butler v. Property and Casualty Ins. Co. of Hartford [Texas]
      6. Hanby v. Maryland Cas. Co. [Delaware]
      7. Rankin v. Allstate Ins. Co. [Connecticut/Maine]
      8. Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Prayer Tabernacle Early Church of Jesus Christ [Alabama]
    2. Differentiating appraisal as a weapon of attack
    3. Gamesmanship
    4. Cited case: Jadick v. Nationwide Property and Ins. Co. [Alabama]
    5. Evaluate: Reflect on the learning
    6. Cited case: Garden-Aire Village South Condo Ass’n Inc. v. QBE Ins. Corp. [Florida]
  3. How to Respond to a Demand for Appraisal
    1. When Receiving a Demand for Appraisal
    2. Issues and Objections of the Responding Party
    3. Cited case: Freidrichs v. Geovera Specialty Ins. Co. [Texas]
  4. Order of Priority Between Appraisal and Litigation
    1. When to proceed to appraisal
    2. Once an award is rendered
    3. De minimis
    4. Practical reality upon conclusion of litigation
    5. Cited cases
      1. Vine Street Ltd. Partnership v. QE International Ins. LTD
      2. Citizens Property Ins. Corp. v. Admiralty House, Inc.
      3. Continental Casualty Co.
    6. Mandamus relief
    7. Cited cases
  5. Timing an Award
    1. Contractual Law
    2. Absence contractual time
    3. Cited case: Rankin v. Allstate Ins. Co.
  6. Determining Payable Loss
    1. Loss is Payable
    2. New York Insurance Regulation §216.6 (f), determining the answer posed prior
    4. The Insurance policy
    5. Cited cases
  7. Suit Limitations
    1. Suit limitations provisions
    2. Cited cases
  8. Competing Demands
    2. Cited cases
  9. Post-Loss Policy Provisions
  10. Setting Aside an Award