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COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance: Coverage Issues and Exclusions
September 1, 2020 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will address issues faced by insurers and policyholders responding to claimed losses or liabilities arising from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It will address all types of insurance including Event Cancellation Insurance, Property Insurance, Business Interruption Coverage, Conti... Read More

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer's Defense Under Reserv...
Avoiding Waiver of Defenses, Establishing Good Faith, Controlling Defense, Preserving Atto...
September 9, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel who draft coverage position letters (CPLs) on how to craft a valid CPL and how to avoid waiving defenses when proceeding under a reservation of rights (ROR), and counsel who advise clients receiving CPLs on their effect. The program will show insurer counsel the n... Read More

GDPR and CCPA Insurance Coverage Issues: Disclosure/Deletion Violations, Regulatory Claims...
Insurance Coverage Considerations for Privacy and Data Breaches Under State and Internatio...
September 15, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will address the insurance coverage issues raised by General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the growing list of state privacy statutes. The panel will provide practical guidance for insurance counsel on the new rights, obligations, and... Read More

Handling Insurance Renewals: Avoiding Traps in Policy Wording, Reducing Exclusions & Notic...
September 23, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how corporate policyholders should approach their insurance renewal in the new normal of COVID-19 and how to utilize notice of circumstances to their advantage. The insurance renewal process has been impacted dramatically by COVID-19, and the 2020-2021 renewal cycle wil... Read More

Primary v. Excess Insurance: Vertical and Horizontal Exhaustion of Policy Limits Priority...
Analyzing the Effect of California Supreme Court's Adoption of Vertical Exhaustion in Mont...
July 29, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will explore the nationwide impact of a unanimous decision in favor of corporate policyholders by the California Supreme Court in April 2020. Policyholders can identify which policy years have the best coverage, collect, and let the carriers resolve further allocation. Any business... Read More

Self-Insured Retentions and Deductibles: Key Coverage Issues
Balancing the Impact on Claims Settlement, Policy Limits; Obligations of Excess Insurers a...
July 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide insurance counsel on the primary differences between self-insured retentions (SIRs) and deductibles. The panel will outline how the application of these two distinct risk retention vehicles impacts defense and/or coverage obligations of both insurers and policyholders. Read More

Insurance Coverage Disputes for Firearms and Shooting Claims: CGL, Homeowners, Auto, Conce...
Understanding the Intentional Acts Exclusion, Specialty Insurance, and Other Complexities
July 15, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide attorneys across all practice areas much needed guidance and context for evaluating insurance coverage for firearms and shooting liability claims under different kinds of policies, as well as best practices and strategies for alleging or defending claims. Both the attor... Read More

Insurance Issues in the Cannabis Industry: Managing Risk Under State and Federal Law
Traditional and Modified Insurance Products; Key Exclusions and Issues; First-Party Proper...
July 8, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will identify types of potentially insurable risk faced by the cannabis industry, review types of coverage, typical exclusions and associated legal issues, assess the state of the cannabis insurance market and state regulatory regimes, and provide practical guidance on obtaining ins... Read More

Resolving EPL Coverage Disputes: Common Issues and COVID-19 Claims
Understanding EPL Coverage Triggers, Application Errors, Non-Monetary Claims, and Likely C...
June 3, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss making and resolving claims under employment practices liability (EPL) insurance, which offers coverage against employee lawsuits alleging discrimination and other improper employer acts. The webinar will identify recurring misconceptions and stumbling blocks and how to... Read More

Avoiding Bad Faith Claims from Settlement Negotiations: Coverage Defenses & the Duty to De...
May 20, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the interplay between insurance coverage issues and settlement discussions, including the extent to which an insurance company can consider its coverage defenses in determining whether to settle, and if so, the terms of settlement. Read More

Insurance Coverage for Phishing and Scamming Losses: Policy Interpretation, Circuit and St...
May 6, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze insurance on activity that is costing businesses millions of dollars annually--phishing and online scams. These fraudulent schemes involve email impersonation of otherwise known contacts seeking transfers of funds for seemingly legitimate corporate purposes. When the im... Read More

Eroding Insurance Coverage: Avoiding Attorney Conflict of Interest and Bad Faith Claims
April 15, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will alert counsel who works for, with, or against insurance carriers to the dangers associated with eroding insurance policies, also known as defense-within-limits policies. When every dollar spent on legal fees reduces funds available to settle a case or pay a judgment, all involv... Read More

Notice for Occurrence and Claims-Made Policies: Navigating Notice of Claim vs. Circumstanc...
Resolving Disputes Over Multifaceted and Complex Notice Issues From Insurer and Policyhold...
March 31, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of the critical differences between claims-made and occurrence policies concerning notice of claims and failure to give notice or timely notice. The panel will discuss other key issues such as the insurer's duty to reimburse defense costs... Read More

ALI's 2018 Restatement on Liability Insurance: What Insurance Industry Professionals Need...
The Plain-Meaning Presumption Rule; Triggers of Coverage; Allocation of Long-Tail Claims;...
February 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will present an overview of the significant coverage issues in the recently adopted American Law Institute (ALI) Restatement on Liability Insurance, which took almost a decade to finalize. Given the breadth and scope of the Restatement, the panel will devote significant attention to... Read More

Advocating Allocation of Liability and Exhaustion of Policy Limits: Policyholder and Carri...
Indemnity Allocation Among Multiple Policies and Lines of Insurance, Horizontal vs. Vertic...
February 5, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with the latest developments in liability allocation, a review of critical issues in horizontal and vertical insurance, the interrelationship between the liability of the primary carrier and the excess insurer, allocation among multiple lines of insura... Read More

Horizontal vs. Vertical Exhaustion of Insurance: Priority of Coverage and Settlement for B...
December 11, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of essential issues in horizontal and vertical insurance, the interrelationship between the liability of the primary carrier and the excess insurer, and best practices to resolve priority of coverage disputes. Read More

Biometric Privacy Litigation: Coverage Under D&O, E&O, CGL, Cyber and Other Policies
Advocating Positions From Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
November 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an analysis of current trends and developments regarding biometric privacy violation claims and litigation. The program will analyze the current landscape regarding potential insurance coverage under D&O, E&O, CGL, cyber, and employment practices... Read More

Insurers' Obligations to Defunct Insureds: Recent Cases, Arguments From Policyholder and I...
November 20, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide insurance counsel for both policyholders and insurers on claims made against insolvent, bankrupt, or defunct insureds. The panel will discuss recent cases addressing this issue and review the contractual, statutory, and common law arguments that counsel can leverage to be... Read More

Pollution Exclusion in CGL Policies: Navigating Scope of the Exclusion in Light of Differi...
Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
November 7, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of the scope of varying forms of the pollution exclusion clause in commercial general liability (CGL) policies, the differing court interpretations of the exclusion, and best arguments for insurers and policyholders for either avoiding or... Read More

Depreciation of Labor in Property Insurance Claims: Guidance From Recent Cases
Advocating From Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
October 30, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will address the application of depreciation to the labor cost component of estimated replacement cost value in determining actual cash value (ACV) under homeowners' and commercial property insurance policies. The panel will provide practical guidance regarding labor costs and other... Read More

Assignment of Benefits in Insurance Claims: Recent Trends, Court Decisions, and Practical...
October 16, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance practitioners with an enhanced understanding of insurance claims brought under an assignment of benefits (AOB). The panel will discuss the current state of the law, including state-specific reform efforts and trends, how assignments of benefits affect the adju... Read More

Noncumulation and Prior Insurance Clauses: Allocating Liability Among Multiple Policies Tr...
Application of Noncumulation Clauses in Pro Rata vs. All Sums Jurisdictions
October 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will update insurance counsel on the latest developments in applying noncumulation provisions in CGL policies to deny coverage in long-tail claims. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to insureds or insurers to argue for maximizing coverage or minimizing liability. Read More

Insurability of Disgorgement and Restitution Claims After Kokesh, TIAA-CREF, and J.P. Morg...
Practical Guidance for Policyholder and Insurer Counsel
September 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss whether insurance policies provide defense and indemnity coverage for restitution or disgorgement of "ill-gotten gains"--an issue that continues to challenge policyholders, insurers, and courts nationwide. The panel will provide practical guidance gleaned from recent se... Read More

Catastrophe Claims: Insurance Coverage for Natural and Man-Made Disasters
Claim Investigation, Policy Interpretation, Agent and Broker Liability, Major Exclusions,...
September 19, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the evolving trends and key coverage issues triggered by natural and man-made disasters, which produce claims under nearly every type of insurance in the marketplace. The program will explore the types of property and liability insurance involved and offer practical gui... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Food Contamination and Recall Claims Under CGL, Property, and Conta...
Scope of Coverage, Coverage Triggers, Relevant Exclusions and Policy Language Interpretati...
July 31, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss key insurance coverage issues for food contamination and product recall claims under CGL, property, and product contamination policies, the scope of coverage, coverage triggers, applicable conditions and exclusions, and policy language interpretation. The program will a... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Fraudulent Email Schemes: Strategies From Insured and Insurer Persp...
Recent Developments After American Tool and Medidata Solutions
July 10, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the unique risks that cyber-related losses resulting from social engineering fraud, spoofing, phishing, and other computer related-scams--such as where scammers have convinced employees to transfer funds to them using executives' hijacked email accounts--pose to busines... Read More

Choice of Law in Insurance Coverage Disputes: Strategies and Perspectives From Policyholde...
June 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in choice of law issues and strategies in insurance coverage disputes, including how different jurisdictions approach conflicts of law and the various choice of law tests adopted by the courts, recent and future trends, and strategic and practical considerations f... Read More

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights: Reimbursement of Defense Costs and Contr...
Navigating Scope of Insurer and Insured Duties, Protecting Rights of Both Parties When an...
June 19, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an understanding of the critical issues raised when an insurer provides a defense under a reservation of rights, how different state laws and courts treat the issues, and best practices for both parties to protect their rights and resolve disputes... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Manufacturers With Consumer or Product Liability Claims
Strategies and Practical Guidance From Insured and Insurer Perspectives
June 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss how counsel for product manufacturers can maximize their clients' insurance coverage when faced with consumer or product liability claims. Read More

Insurance Coverage for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Risks
D&O, Cyber, CGL, E&O, Commercial Crime, and Property Insurance Coverage
May 29, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss insurance issues related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The program will explore how standard insurance products--including D&O, cyber, CGL, E&O, commercial crime and property insurance--apply to cryptocurrency-related risks, as well as recent trends, case law a... Read More

Opioid Liability Claims: Coverage and Litigation Considerations for Manufacturers, Distrib...
May 22, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will explore insurance coverage issues related to the expanding breadth of opioid liability claims. Our panel will discuss coverage considerations, the increasing reach of these claims for those involved in the manufacture, distribution, prescription or payment for opioids, and the... Read More

Insurer's Duty to Indemnify: Scope, Burden of Proof and Evidentiary Considerations
Advocating Complex Indemnification Duty Issues From Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
May 1, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will focus on the insurer's duty to indemnify and guide insurance counsel through issues related to whether liability insurance policies obligate the insurer to pay a settlement or judgment involving the insured. The program will distinguish the duty to indemnify from the duty to de... Read More

Stacking Commercial Business Insurance Coverage Policies: Insurer and Policyholder Perspec...
Navigating Allocation of Liability Among Multiple Policies Amid Varied Court Interpretatio...
April 24, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss evolving law on stacking commercial business insurance policies, where it is permitted and where it is not, key insurance policy provisions, and insurance policy interpretation maxims typically in play in disputes between insurers and policyholders on stacking of polici... Read More

Terminating the Duty to Defend: Can the Insurer Extinguish the Duty by Settling Less Than...
Advocating the Defense Obligation From Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
April 3, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the parameters within which an insurer can settle less than all claims or suits with the plaintiff and thereby end its duty to defend. The panel will outline which jurisdictions allow such settlements and which do not, provide strategies, and analyze risks for both the... Read More

Insurer's Duty to Defend: Navigating the "Eight Corners" Rule, Withdrawal From an Ongoing...
Advocating Complex Defense Duty Issues From Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
March 19, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss three important aspects of a liability insurer's duty to defend: (1) determining an insurer's duty to defend from pleadings and other sources; (2) circumstances when an insurer can withdraw from a defense; and (3) sometimes overlooked issues where there is collusion in... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Statutory and Liquidated Damages and Attorney Fees: Policyholder an...
Advocating Coverage for Damages and Opposing Attorney Fees Under CGL, EPLI, D&O and E&O Po...
February 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of coverage for statutory and liquidated damages, as well as attorney fees for opposing counsel in individual and class action claims. The panel will discuss policy interpretation, case law developments, and best practices for arguing cov... Read More

Insurance Coverage Exclusions for Known Loss, Prior Knowledge, and Prior Notice: Evolving...
Advocating Scope of the Exclusions From the Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
February 13, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE webinar will address liability policy exclusions designed to preclude coverage for potential liabilities known to the insured when applying for coverage. The panel will provide insights into the evolving standards for how courts construe such provisions, whether such exclusions apply to inno... Read More

Professional Services Coverage and Exclusions: Insurer and Policyholder Guidance
Avoiding Gaps, Stacking Coverage, and Negotiating Scope Across Multiple Commercial Insuran...
December 13, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will explore the contours of professional services coverage and exclusions under general liability, directors and officers, and professional liability policies. The panel will discuss recent trends in case law interpreting policy coverage and exclusions and guide counsel for policyh... Read More

Structuring Captive Insurance Programs: Key Provisions, Regulatory Requirements, Risk-Pool...
December 6, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will offer guidance on structuring captive insurance programs across several scenarios. The panel will discuss the different types and uses of captive structures, best practices in regulatory compliance, and how to best leverage captive formation to maximize financial risk transfer... Read More

CGL Exclusions: Contractual Liability, Business Risk, Third-Party Over, Pollution and Data...
Advocating Scope of the Exclusions From the Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
October 23, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss CGL policy exclusions frequently contested in commercial business disputes, including contractual liability, business risk, third-party over, pollution, and data breach exclusions. The program will analyze recent case law developments interpreting the scope of these exc... Read More

Business Interruption Coverage for Cyber-Related Losses: Terms and Exclusions, Interplay W...
July 19, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the unique risks that cyber-related losses pose to business operations and how to mitigate those risks with business interruption (BI) coverage. Our panel will guide insurer and policyholder counsel on negotiating terms and exclusions and how BI coverage works with othe... Read More

Blockchain Applications in Insurance: Developing a Plan for Smart Insurance Policies
April 26, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will explore distributed ledger technology (often called "blockchain") applications in the insurance industry, and prepare legal counsel, risk managers, and insurance professionals to address the legal risks associated with blockchain driven smart contracts. Read More

Excess Insurer's Duty to Defend and Indemnify: Exhaustion, Claims Not Covered by Primary,...
February 15, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to insurers and policyholders with an analysis of the scope of an excess insurer's duty to defend and indemnify and a review of the most commonly disputed issues and how to respond. Read More

Insurance Coverage for Class Action Claims: Recovery for Indemnity and Defense Costs
November 1, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss recovery for indemnity and defense costs under business insurance policies for class action claims. The program will discuss how policyholders should scrutinize policies for potential coverage, and at a minimum for part of the claims to trigger a defense. The program wi... Read More

First-Party Property and Business Interruption Coverage After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Flood Exclusions, Concurrent Causation, Business Interruption Losses, and Off-Premises Tim...
October 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss coverage disputes arising from natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma under commercial first-party property policies, including coverage for losses due to business interruptions at the insured site and off-premises damage causing loss for the insured. The prog... Read More

Insurance Defense Costs: Allocation in Mixed Actions, Recoupment for Non-Covered Claims, I...
Maximizing Recovery or Limiting Exposure for Defense Costs
July 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss defense cost coverage issues, including allocating costs in mixed actions, the insurer's right to recoup defense costs for non-covered claims, the insurer's obligation to pay defense fees for insured's independent counsel, and the insurer's right to limit reimbursement... Read More

Insurer's Duty to Defend: Pre-Tender Costs, Target Tender Issues, Non-Covered Claims and P...
Resolving Defense Cost Reimbursement and Allocation Disputes for Policyholders and Insurer...
June 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to policyholders and insurance companies to assert their positions with regard to defense cost issues arising from the insurer's duty to defend. The panel will review reimbursement and allocation of defense costs, pre-tender costs, and target tender issues, amon... Read More

Insurance SIRs and Deductibles: Impact on Satisfaction of SIRs, Policy Limits, Duty to Def...
Advocating Coverage Positions From Perspectives of Insureds and Insurers in CGL, Professio...
May 24, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to insurance counsel on the primary differences between self-insured retentions (SIRs) and deductibles. The panel will outline how the application of these two distinct risk retention vehicles impacts defense and/or coverage obligations of both insurers and pol... Read More

Number of Occurrences in Insurance Liability Claims: Maximizing Coverage or Limiting Liabi...
May 18, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an analysis of key factors that determine an "occurrence" in liability policies. The panel will outline potential arguments on the number of occurrences from both policyholder and insurer perspectives and discuss key case law developments from jur... Read More

Insurance Subrogation, Indemnity and Hold Harmless Releases: Navigating the Complexities
Protecting Subrogation Rights, Negotiating Subrogation Waivers, Indemnities and Settlement...
May 2, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an understanding of the critical principles of subrogation, the interplay of subrogation with indemnity and hold-harmless releases, and best practices in drafting and negotiating waivers of subrogation, releases and indemnification clauses. Read More

Insurance and Contractual Indemnification: Reconciling Competing Indemnity Obligations Wit...
Drafting Indemnification Provisions and Ensuring Adequate Coverage for Contractual Liabili...
April 13, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a roadmap for understanding statutory and common law on contribution and indemnification. The panel will analyze disputes that arise when reconciling indemnity agreements and insurance provisions and outline best practices for drafting indemnifica... Read More

Insured/Third-Party Settlements and Consent Judgments After Insurer Denies Coverage
Navigating Collusive Settlements Between Insureds and Third-Party Claimants and Their Impa...
March 15, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the use of collaborative settlements and consent judgments between insured defendants and third-party plaintiffs as a strategy for obtaining indemnification from an insurer after the insurer has denied coverage. Listen as our authoritative panel of insurance practitione... Read More

Analyzing D&O and E&O Coverage for Data Breach and Privacy Litigation and Regulatory Inves...
Insurer and Policyholder Approaches to Resolving Coverage Disputes
October 25, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with the knowledge to analyze availability of coverage for data breach and privacy violation claims and litigation under D&O and E&O policies for third-party liability and defense costs. The program will instruct counsel on how coverage can reach other... Read More

Insurance Policy Rescission: Navigating the Differing Legal Standards Underlying a Misrepr...
Advocating the Policyholders Duty of Disclosure vs. the Insurer's Duty to Investigate
October 13, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine trends and recent case law in insurance policy rescission and related exclusions, discuss the varied legal standards underlying a misrepresentation claim or defense, and outline arguments for insurers to consider when asserting misrepresentation and measures policyholde... Read More

Additional Insured Coverage: Navigating Scope, AI Rights, Insurer Duties, AI Status vs. Co...
Advocating Coverage From Perspectives of Additional Insureds, Policyholders and Insurers
October 4, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss insurance coverage issues emanating from being an additional insured (AI) under a commercial contract. The program will analyze the scope of AI coverage and key exclusions, how to best obtain AI status, the rights of AIs and corresponding obligations of insurers, and th... Read More

Insurance Broker Liability to Policyholders for Denied Claims: Latest Case Law Development...
Navigating the Evolving Scope and Breadth of a Broker's Duties and Obligations
May 11, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide policyholder and insurer counsel with an examination of the evolving duties and standards that insurance brokers owe to policyholder clients. The program will review claims against brokers in coverage disputes and recent court decisions expanding a broker's duties in ce... Read More

Insurance Policy Interpretation: Navigating Plain Meaning, Ambiguity, Special Rules Applic...
Advocating Coverage From Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
February 16, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE program will discuss these and other general rules for interpreting insurance policies, with particular focus on recent cases that illustrate the differing approaches courts have taken to applying them. The program will look at the issues from both sides--policyholder and insurer. Read More

Insurer's Duty to Defend Additional Insureds: Navigating Differing Court Standards to Dete...
Advocating Coverage From Perspectives of Insurers and Additional Insured Claimants
January 26, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze how courts assess when the insurer's duty to defend is triggered with respect to a claim by an additional insured. The panel will outline the various circumstances in which resort to extrinsic evidence may be necessary. Read More

Insurer's Breach of Duty to Defend: Navigating Divergent Court Rules on the Subsequent Rig...
Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives on the Loss or Preservation of Policy Defenses After...
September 2, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze the consequences of an insurer's breach of the duty to defend with respect to its duty to indemnify and other defenses available to the insurer. The program will look at how various jurisdictions disallow the insurer from pursuing certain defenses to those that totally... Read More

Construing Insurance Policy Language: Doctrine of Reasonable Expectations, Illusory Covera...
Leveraging Policy Interpretation Arguments for Insurers and Policyholders
August 12, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss key rules of insurance policy construction that arise in coverage disputes, including "contra proferentem," reasonable expectations, regulatory estoppel, illusory coverage and unconscionability. The panel will present issues and arguments from both the policyholder and... Read More

Allocating Defense Costs Among Multiple Insurers and Between Covered and Uncovered Claims
Methods of Allocation Among Insurers and Allocation to Insured for Uncovered Claims or Pol...
July 29, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurer and policyholder insurance counsel with an analysis of the various issues that arise in the allocation of defense costs among multiple insurers and between covered and uncovered claims. The panel will discuss different approaches to allocation among multiple ins... Read More

Triggering the Insurer's Duty to Defend: What Qualifies as a Suit Seeking Damages?
Advocating Coverage Positions From the Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
November 24, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide a comprehensive review of a fundamental requirement of the duty to defend under a general liability policy: What is a suit seeking damages. The panel will explain and discuss this requirement in the context of a wide variety of claims for which insureds seek coverage, f... Read More

Summary Judgment Cross-Motions in Insurance Coverage Litigation: Sound Strategy or Landmin...
Weighing the Pros and Cons from Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
November 19, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the pros and cons for filing a cross-motion for summary judgment in insurance coverage litigation versus opposing the other party's motion and the issues counsel must consider when deciding whether a cross-motion is appropriate. The program will address motion strategy... Read More

Fidelity Bonds: Advocating Direct Loss from Employee Theft, Fraudulent Transactions and Ot...
Navigating the Scope of Coverage From Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
October 8, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of covered losses under a fidelity policy, focusing on the "direct cause" issue, recent case law developments, including the impact of MF Global on other employee theft, fraud and data breach situations, and coverage arguments from both p... Read More

Advertising Injury Coverage: Arguing Positions for False Advertising, Product Disparagemen...
Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives on the Scope of Coverage and Policy Exclusions Under...
August 20, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the scope of the personal and advertising injury coverage under CGL policies for false advertising, product disparagement and other IP claims, how courts interpret policy exclusions, most recent case law developments, and best practices for policyholders and insurers to... Read More

Insurance Coverage Disputes: Leveraging Extrinsic Evidence
Determining Duty to Defend, Resolving Policy Ambiguities, and Clarifying Coverage Under In...
December 11, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will offer counsel a review of the use of extrinsic evidence in insurance coverage disputes to determine the insurer's duty to defend, resolve ambiguities in policies, and clarify the scope of coverage under an insurance binder. The panel will discuss varying court interpretations r... Read More

CGL Contractual Liability Exclusion in Flux: Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
Grappling with the Expanding Exclusion for Construction and Commercial Contracts
October 23, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of a potentially alarming--or gratifying--recent trend in expanding the contractual liability exclusion in CGL policies. The panel will discuss the historical analysis of the exclusion and the impact on the construction industry, as well as non-con... Read More

Climate Change and Insurance: Recent Litigation and Regulatory Developments
Navigating the Impact of Climate Change on Coverage Issues, Green Insurance, Supply Chains...
April 25, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel a review of claims over climate change losses and discuss the latest developments in federal and state statutory and regulatory initiatives impacting natural disaster losses due to climate change. The panel will explain specific insurance coverage issu... Read More

All-Sums-With-Stacking Rule: Landmark Stringfellow Decision
Analyzing the Impact of the California Supreme Court’s Ruling on Trigger of Coverage, Stac...
September 12, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze Calilfornia's Stringfellow ruling and its impact on the critical issues of trigger of coverage, all sums allocation and stacking, for long-tail environmental claims, and other long-tail exposures such as asbestos, latent injury and construction defect cases. Read More

Insurer's Duty to Defend: Resolving Defense Cost Issues
Best Practices for Cost Reimbursement and Allocation
August 9, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to policyholders and insurance companies to assert their positions with regard to defense cost issues arising from the insurer's duty to defend. The panel will review reimbursement and allocation of defense costs, pre-tender costs, and target tender issues, amon... Read More

Triggering Liability for Continuous First-Party Property Loss Spanning Multiple Policy Per...
Determining the Appropriate Trigger to Maximize Coverage or Minimize Liability
June 13, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review and analysis of the issue of triggers in first-party property continuous damage claims, the various theories used by courts to determine which policy is triggered, and the evolving case law in this area. Read More

Allocation of Liability for Continuous Damage Losses: All Sums v. Pro Rata
Best Practices for Policyholders and Insurers to Allocate Indemnity and Expenses
April 18, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an analysis of the various allocation approaches in continuous damage claim cases and discuss case law developments and recent trends. The panel will outline approaches for insurers and policyholders to effectively leverage allocation methodologie... Read More

Business Interruption Coverage: Maximizing Coverage or Limiting Liability Exposure
Resolving Disputes Over Period of Indemnity, Contingent Business Interruption, Civil Autho...
March 14, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of key issues and disputes that arise in determining the scope of coverage for business interruption, contingent business interruption and civil authority. The panel will also discuss the interplay between business interruption coverage a... Read More

Notice of Claims in Claims-Made Insurance Policies
Identifying Claims; Evaluating Whether and When to Report
February 22, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of what constitutes claims in light of various policy provisions. The panel will offer best practices for deciding when and whether to provide notice and review the impact of late notice on coverage. Read More

Settlement Conflicts in Concurrent Coverage
Resolving Coverage and Allocation Issues Among Multiple Insurers
April 12, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to insurers and policyholders with a review of coverage and allocation issues that arise when settling claims with multiple insurers. The panel will outline strategies for both sides to resolve disputes arising from concurrent insurance. Read More

Allocating Deductibles and Self-Insured Retention
Scope of Coverage Strategies for Policyholders and Insurers
February 2, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide considerations and effective approaches for counsel to insurers and policyholders in allocating deductibles and retentions. The panel will review factors in determining the number of occurrences by analyzing current divergent paths of court rulings in these areas. Read More