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Op-ed: American Law Institute preaches patience on insurance law Restatement

By Stephanie Middleton | Mar 21, 2019

"We hope that the Texas legislature, when it reviews the final draft, will find the document similarly useful. Most of the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance is made up of statements of law or definitions that are uncontroversial and well established — across all jurisdictions."

Texas lawmakers say the ALI's insurance law project 'not worthy of recognition by the courts'

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 18, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas – In response to the controversial passage of the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance last year, legislation has recently been filed by Texas lawmakers to discourage its being relied upon by courts.

Attorney: If judges take ALI's controversial insurance project seriously, policyholders would suffer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 13, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Despite passage at last year’s annual meeting of the American Law Institute, multiple states and courts have since expressed opposition to the application of the ALI’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance.

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