Insurance-Related Class Actions: Pursuing or Defending Actions Over Insurance Products or Claims Handling
Strategies for Approaching Class Certification, Dispositive Motions and Discovery
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine the legal issues class action attorneys confront when pursuing or defending claims against insurance companies, and discuss best practices for seeking or opposing class certification, bringing or challenging dispositive motions, and navigating the discovery process, as well as plaintiff and defense settlement strategies.
- Class actions against insurance companies—latest trends and case law developments
- Litigation strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel
- Settlement strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What strategies and tactics are plaintiffs’ counsel employing when pursuing class actions against insurance companies?
- What methods have defense counsel used to prevail in insurance class actions?
- What are some lessons from recent cases addressing class certification and CAFA removal for attorneys pursuing or defending insurance-related class actions?
Joel S. Feldman
Mr. Feldman heads the firm’s Insurance Class Action practice area. He has served as lead defense... | Read More
Mr. Feldman heads the firm’s Insurance Class Action practice area. He has served as lead defense counsel in over 100 insurance class actions venued in over 30 federal and state courts throughout the U.S. These class actions have covered annuities, ERISA benefit plans, health benefits and health coverage, long-term care insurance, life insurance, property and casualty insurance, and actuarial issues associated with financial services products.Close
Ms. Kokolis has a special practice emphasis on complex and appellate litigation, particularly the defense and... | Read More
Ms. Kokolis has a special practice emphasis on complex and appellate litigation, particularly the defense and settlement of class actions. She has litigated dozens of class action suits in federal and state trial and appellate courts involving insurance coverage and claims practices, as well as constitutional cases, consumer fraud and product liability, among others.Close
Adam M. Moskowitz
Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton
Mr. Moskowitz concentrates his practice primarily on class action matters and the trial of complex litigation. Mr.... | Read More
Mr. Moskowitz concentrates his practice primarily on class action matters and the trial of complex litigation. Mr. Moskowitz has been an adjunct professor in class action litigation at the University of Miami School of Law for almost 10 years and is experienced in all forms of class action claims. He frequently leads the firm’s participation in multistate class action litigation that involves teams of law firms from around the nation.Close