Designing and Drafting Insurance Settlements and Releases
Covered and Non-Covered Claims, Multiple Defendants, Overbroad Language
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will review the best strategies for drafting insurance settlements, focusing on releases. The panel will discuss issues that arise with covered and non-covered claims, multiple defendants, problematic language that can sabotage the parties' expectations and forfeit future rights, and how to avoid over and underinclusive language that can have unintended consequences.
- Purposes of releases
- Elements of a strong release
- Pitfalls of overly broad releases
- Addressing unknown claims or claimants
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How can policyholders preserve rights to seek supplemental benefits under a policy?
- Is there a legal basis in the insurance contract for an insurance carrier to demand a release from the policyholder?
- What is the best way to protect rights against third parties?
Paul R. Koepff
Clyde & Co US
Mr. Koepff handles insurance coverage and reinsurance disputes, litigating various kinds of insurance and... | Read More
Mr. Koepff handles insurance coverage and reinsurance disputes, litigating various kinds of insurance and reinsurance-related disputes and claims. He is a contributing author to a multi-volume treatise on New York Insurance Law, and a multi-volume treatise, "Law and Practice of Insurance Coverage Litigation."Close
Jay M. Levin
Mr. Levin is a member of Flaster Greenberg’s Insurance Counseling and Recovery and Litigation Practice... | Read More
Mr. Levin is a member of Flaster Greenberg’s Insurance Counseling and Recovery and Litigation Practice Groups, focusing his practice on representing policyholders in disputes with insurance companies involving all types of insurance coverage.Close