Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims: Evaluating Triggers, Stacking, Subrogation, Substitution of Benefits
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will review claims, defenses, and complex issues under uninsured motorist/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) policies. The program will highlight the significant coverage and procedural differences between "regular" policies and UM/UIM policies, the latest statutory and case law on "stacking" policies, exclusions, and bad faith litigation. The panel will also address "pay to play" statutes.
- Governing law
- Nature and scope of coverage
- Prerequisites for payment
- Amount of coverage and stacking
- Bad faith issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Who is covered?
- Can policies be stacked?
- What offsets or liens apply to the benefits?
- What constitutes bad faith?
Shaun A. DeCoudres
Mr. DeCoudres is a shareholder in the firm’s Birmingham, Alabama office. His practice concentrates on... | Read More
Mr. DeCoudres is a shareholder in the firm’s Birmingham, Alabama office. His practice concentrates on transportation and automotive liability, premises liability, insurance, construction litigation and environmental. Mr. DeCoudres has tried numerous cases, both jury and non-jury, and is the primary attorney who handles pest control litigation (bed bugs, termites, etc.) in the firm.Close
Patrick E. Foppe
Lashly & Baer
Mr. Foppe practices in civil litigation and represents corporate clients and insurance companies, frequently handling... | Read More
Mr. Foppe practices in civil litigation and represents corporate clients and insurance companies, frequently handling claims involving insurance defense, premises liability, personal injury, complex commercial motor vehicle accidents, products liability, wrongful death and general negligence. He conducts immediate response to serious accidents as part of the firm’s Rapid Response Team. Mr. Foppe currently serves on DRI’s Trucking Committee Steering Committee and is Chair of the Trucking Committee Special Litigation Group.Close
Jessica A.R. Hamilton
Robinson & Cole
Ms. Hamilton focuses her practice on insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation, as well as high-exposure... | Read More
Ms. Hamilton focuses her practice on insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation, as well as high-exposure liability claims and other complex commercial litigation. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation Section, the Insurance + Reinsurance and Appellate Groups, and the Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team.Close