Defeating Reptilian Tactics in First-Party Insurance Cases
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide insurance counsel on the increasing application of the “reptile theory” in first-party insurance cases. Our panel will explore tactics used by counsel for insureds to leverage this litigation strategy and steps insurers can take to effectively neutralize them.
- The “science” behind reptile theory
- Application in first-party insurance cases
- Witness preparation
- Pre-discovery tactics
- Practical considerations
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- How does the application of reptile theory differ in first-party insurance cases?
- What preemptive steps can insurers and their counsel take to combat reptile tactics?
- What impact has the reptile theory had on insured’s recoveries in first-party insurance cases?
Karen K. Karabinos
Drew Eckl & Farnham
Ms. Karabinos has been litigating cases for more the 25 years, with the last 16 focused on the complexities of property... | Read More
Ms. Karabinos has been litigating cases for more the 25 years, with the last 16 focused on the complexities of property insurance law. She has successfully handled more than 75 trials and hearings and annually conducts approximately 50 depositions and examinations under oath. Ms. Karabinos partners with her clients in their investigation and adjustment of property claims and in defending her clients in coverage, bad faith, arson, fraud and property damage cases. She regularly represents insurance companies in first-party coverage litigation, extra-contractual claims and property subrogation cases. Ms. Karabinos is often a featured speaker at conferences and is a faculty member for the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (formerly, Council on Litigation Management).Close
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