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Larry M. Arnold   Larry Arnold Selected in 2014 Thomson Reuters    Larry Arnold Selected in 2015 Thomson Reuters    Larry Arnold Selected in 2016 Thomson Reuters    Larry Arnold Selected in 2017 Thomson Reuters  Video Articles & Publications Broken Trust Between Insurers and Independent Claim Professionals, Claims Management (January 2016) Practical Approaches for Recouping Good Faith Payments, Claims Management (March 2013) Daily Journal - Verdicts & Settlements, Nova v. BB&T Case Studies Insurance Fraud Concealment of Material Fact General Contractor Recovers Attorney Fees Recouping Good Faith Payments Merger & Acquisition- Manufacturing Company Insurance Appraisal & Appeal (pdf) Insurance Appraisal, Bad Faith & Appeal-Northridge Earthquake (pdf) Insurance Carrier Strategies For Earthquake Preparedness Legitimate Dispute Doctrine Senior Partner “In addition to being a lawyer, I have my own business ventures, so I am a business person too. I understand the economics of risk and the significance of resolution. Our motto is to resolve each matter as quickly as possible to provide the best financial outcome for our clients.” Mr. Arnold joined Cummins & White, LLP in 1974 and became a partner in 1978. Mr. Arnold practices in the areas of insurance, real estate, and business law, with emphasis on insurance coverage, civil litigation, real estate and business transactions. Mr. Arnold represents insurance companies and their insureds in first and third party coverage disputes, including concurrent cause, force placed, environmental, fraud, errors and omissions, and duty to defend issues. He handles all aspects of litigation arising out of insurance and bad faith issues and in such areas as professional liability, property damage and subrogation. In addition, he has substantial experience in many types of real estate and business transactions and litigation, including formation, purchases and sales, financing, and leasing. From 1985 to 1987 and from 1999 to 2001, Mr. Arnold served as Cummins & White’s managing partner. Insurance Catastrophes Mr. Arnold has an extensive background in providing legal advice on claims catastrophes such as earthquakes and hurricanes. Mr. Arnold has handled more than 100 earthquake claims and has tried several. He also has handled more than 25 earthquake appraisals. He has served as a consultant to insurance carriers in drafting their earthquake policies. Practice Areas Insurance Coverage Insurance Litigation Business Litigation Real Estate Transactions Real Estate Litigation Bar Admissions U.S. District Court (Southern, Central, Eastern & Northern Districts of California) U.S. District Court of Arizona U.S. District Court of Nebraska U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Education BA (Political Science), University of Southern California JD, United States International University, California Western School of Law Representative Clients Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Allianz Group Great American Insurance Group CNA Greer & Kirby Co., Inc. Frontier Investment Corporation Technical Risk Underwriters Philadelphia Insurance Companies Recognition Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory’s highest AV rating Memberships State Bar of California Orange County Bar Association The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB) Loss Executives Association (LEA) Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Charitable Interests & Community Service Mr. Arnold was appointed by California Governor George Deukmejian to the Board of Directors of the 32nd District Agricultural Association (Orange County Fair) in 1983, and served as its president in 1987 and 1992. He also was founding director of the Newport National Little League. Save