Insurance Recovery for Environmental Liability: Occurrences, Triggers, Exclusions and Covered Damages
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies seeking insurance recovery for environmental liability. The panel will offer strategies for recovery under general liability and specialized insurance policies.
- Considerations for companies and counsel
- Whether cleanup costs are covered damages
- What exclusions apply
- What is property under the care, custody or control of the policyholder
- What is a foreseeable occurrence
- When does insurance coverage begin and end (trigger issues)
- Strategies for recovery
- CGL policies
- Specialized policies
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How can policyholders maximize recovery for environmental liabilities?
- What factors should companies and counsel consider when assessing the potential for insurance recovery?
- What environmental costs are likely to be treated as covered damages?
Robert M. Horkovich
Mr. Horkovich focuses his practice on the area of insurance recovery. He has obtained over $5 billion in... | Read More
Mr. Horkovich focuses his practice on the area of insurance recovery. He has obtained over $5 billion in settlements and judgments from insurance companies for his clients over the past decade. He is a trial lawyer with substantial experience in trying complex insurance coverage actions on behalf of corporate policyholders and governmental entities.Close
Anthony W. Merrill
Mr. Merrill is a leading member of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice and assists clients across the country... | Read More
Mr. Merrill is a leading member of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice and assists clients across the country in obtaining coverage for catastrophic commercial claims. While he specializes in latent or long-tail property damage and bodily injury claims, he also represents clients in connection with disputes involving insolvent insurance carriers, reinsurance and specialty risk lines. Mr. Merrill also assists clients in developing and implementing environmental remediation projects and resolving compliance issues.Close
Kennon Scott, Esq.
Ms. Scott assists clients in various stages of complex commercial litigation and arbitration. She has experience... | Read More
Ms. Scott assists clients in various stages of complex commercial litigation and arbitration. She has experience representing clients in commercial contract and insurance coverage disputes, shareholder class and derivative actions, and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court. Ms. Scott also has experience representing clients in government investigations of alleged FCPA violations, and reviewing and assessing client compliance programs and internal control functions.Close