James T. Nyeste Attorney at Law  CoverageLaw.com

Mr. Nyeste is a frequent speaker on insurance law topics at continuing legal education programs for lawyers and frequently writes articles for legal publications. Additionally, he is the Editor of The Policy, the quarterly newsletter of the Insurance Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association. Mr. Nyeste’s presentations and publications include the following:

Books/chapters:

Twelve-Year Index to The Policy (1999 -- 2010) (May 2011), a subject matter index to the articles and over 500 cases summarized in The Policy, the newsletter of the ISBA Insurance Section

Illinois Automobile Insurance Law, Thomson/West (2007), author of chapter on Bad Faith claims against insurance companies

Manual For Complex Insurance Coverage Litigation, Prentice Hall Law & Business (1993), ABA Task Force on Complex Insurance Coverage Litigation (co-author)

Articles:

"The Return of Judicial Blinders in Duty to Defend Cases"The Policy (June 2016) ISBA Insurance Section

"Why do Illinois courts use an abbreviated coverage analysis for construction defect claims?"The Policy (November 2016) ISBA Insurance Section

"A Note Concerning Legacy (pre-1992) Medicare Supplement Policies" 
The Policy (October 2013) ISBA Insurance Section

"Recovery of Consequential Damages for Insurer's Breach of Contract"
The Policy (September 2012) ISBA Insurance Section

"The Exclusive or Captive Agent of an Insurance Company is a “Producer”and by Statute and Case Law Owes Duties to the Insured"  The Policy (October 2011) ISBA Insurance Section

"A separate coverage limit for the loss of consortium claim?"
The Policy (October 2010) ISBA Insurance Section

"Selected Insurance Provisions in the 2010 Health Care Reform Legislation,"  The Policy (June 2010) ISBA Insurance Section

“ERISA Health Care Plan Reimbursement From The Beneficiary's Personal Injury Recovery,” Illinois Bar Journal (May 2007), Illinois State Bar Association

“UIM Arbitration And The Trial De Novo Provision,” The Policy (May 2006) ISBA Insurance Section

“Construction Defect Coverage: Another Court Gets It Wrong,” 
The Policy (January 2006) ISBA Insurance Section

Questions And Answers About Illinois Automobile Insurance And Accidents (2003) ISBA Insurance Section, pamphlet

“The Section 155 Remedy,” The Policy (April 2001) ISBA Insurance Section

Presentations:

"A Case Study: Separate 'Per Person' Limit for Loss of Consortium and Other Issues Raised in Recent Case," presented at meeting of the CBA, Young Lawyer Section, Insurance Coverage Committee, Chicago, IL December 14, 2010

"Claims for Insurance Company Bad Faith," presented at meeting of the  Lake County Bar Association, May 27, 2010

Illinois Coverage Decisions 2009 – A Policyholder Perspective,” presented at meeting of the CBA, Young Lawyer Section, Insurance Coverage Committee, Chicago, IL, March 9, 2010

“Bad Faith Litigation: Claims for Unreasonable Claim Practices, Penalties and Attorney Fees,” presented at Insurance Law Update – 2009, a CLE seminar by the ISBA Insurance Section, Chicago, IL, November 13, 2009

"Claims for Insurance Company Bad Faith" presented at Hot Topics in Insurance Law, a CLE seminar by the ISBA Insurance Section, St. Louis, MO, June 7, 2008

"ERISA Health Care Plan Reimbursement From The Beneficiary's Personal Injury Recovery" presented at Insurance Law - Everything you want to know - and should ask, a CLE seminar by the ISBA Insurance Section, Chicago, IL, October 9, 2006, and Collinsville, IL, November 10, 2006

Presentations & Publications