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Excess Liability provides an overview of the fast-changing field of excess liability. It covers the rights and duties of commercial risk insureds and insurers and is written for both plaintiff and defendant. This title offers nonbiased commentary and insights into issues such as rights and duties, conflict of interests, waiver and estoppel, wrongful refusal to defend, responsibility for excess verdicts, insurer's duty to settle or right to deny, negligence rules and checklists, bad faith and punitive damages in workers' compensation cases, policy wording to determine the duty of an excess insurer, and uninsured motorists' claims. It also: Explains insurer and insured responsibilities and duties to each other Discusses exposure for extra-contractual liability Provides risk management strategies for commercial companies, governmental bodies, and charitable, not-for-profit, and educational institutions Examines layering and stacking of excess coverage