JHC Partners Selected to Author Surety and Bankruptcy Chapter for the New Appleman on Insurance

PHOENIX (July 7, 2017) - Partners with Jennings Haug Cunningham's surety and fidelity practice, Chad L. Schexnayder, Edward Rubacha, Matthew H. Sloan, and Joseph A. Brophy, authored the new Chapter 145, "Surety and Bankruptcy," for the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, by LexisNexis.

As an integral part of the authoritative source on insurance, the new Chapter 145 explores the intricacies of suretyship and bankruptcy, including the unique elements of the suretyship relationship and how characteristics of that relationship frame the application of bankruptcy law to suretyship. The chapter provides the seminal decisions in this area and their application to the issues facing sureties when the principal, obligee, or claimant files for bankruptcy protection. For more information, click on the following link: New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition

The surety and fidelity practice of Jennings Haug Cunningham assist surety clients in investigating and defending claims made against all types of surety and fidelity bonds. The firm's nine attorneys practicing in the area have represented most sureties doing business in Arizona in matters involving interpreting the scope of bond coverage; evaluating fidelity claims; defending fidelity claims; valuating construction surety claims and defaults; defending performance, payment bond claims, license and miscellaneous bond claims; as well as assisting with subrogation and salvage matters, representing client interests in bankruptcy proceedings and defending bad faith claims.

About Jennings Haug Cunningham, L.L.P.

Founded in 1937 in Arizona, Jennings Haug Cunningham is a litigation law firm with extensive trial, litigation management, dispute resolution and complex litigation experience. The firm's 25 attorneys focus in areas of insurance defense, financial institution litigation, environmental law, construction and contract litigation, surety and fidelity law, lawyer and professional liability, complex civil litigation, personal injury, employment, family law and domestic relations, probate and estate planning, and municipal risk litigation for businesses and individuals. For additional information, visit www.jhc.law.