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Insured's Right to Independent Counsel: Conflicts of Interest, Multiple Insureds, Multiple...
November 30, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an in-depth review of the parameters of the insured's right to appoint independent counsel. The panel will discuss varying court standards and emerging issues and outline best practices for both policyholders and insurers to resolve disputes over... Read More

Speakers:  Renee C. Callantine, Principal, Cornerstone Law Group Jonathan T. Viner, Partner, Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan

Minimizing Bad Faith Insurance Risks in First-Party Property Claims
December 12, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss bad faith claims that arise in the context of first-party property claims, prevailing case law on bad faith claims in the property insurance context, and issues that pose a risk of bad faith claims against insurers, including disputes over property damage appraisals and... Read More

Speakers:  David M. Adelstein, Partner, Kirwin Norris

Medicare Secondary Payer and Sec. 111 Reporting for Payers of General Liability and Person...
December 20, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE will provide guidance to insurance defense counsel and counsel for insurance plan payers for settling general liability and personal injury claims while complying with CMS reimbursement and reporting obligations under the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) and Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Exten... Read More

Speakers:  John V. Cattie, Jr., Founding Member, Cattie Bruce A. Cranner, Partner, Talley Anthony Hughes & Knight

Pleading Insurer Bad Faith Claims: Evolving Pleading Standards, Surviving or Filing a Moti...
November 15, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss pleadings standards for insurer bad faith claims, what plaintiffs must allege to survive a motion to dismiss, and how insurers can leverage tougher pleadings standards to win a motion to dismiss. The program will look at case law developments and how the courts have bee... Read More

Speakers:  Mark Garbowski, Shareholder, Anderson Kill Robert M. Horkovich, Managing Shareholder, Anderson Kill Michael J. Needleman, Partner, Fineman Krekstein & Harris

Insurance Defense Litigation: Defending Against the Reptile Theory Utilized by Plaintiffs
Preparing Deponents and Witnesses, Conducting Voir Dire, Opening and Closing Arguments, an...
November 7, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to insurance defense litigators on combating the trial strategy commonly known as the "reptile theory." The panel will discuss the increased use of reptilian tactics by plaintiffs' attorneys throughout the life of the case and how defense counsel can strategica... Read More

Speakers:  Jedidiah M. Bernstein, Hinshaw & Culbertson Noelle M. Natoli, Partner, Foley & Mansfield

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

Speakers:  Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Crowell & Moring Stephen T. Raptis, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips

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

Speakers:  Raymond T. DeMeo, Counsel, Robinson & Cole Finley T. Harckham, Shareholder, Anderson Kill

Insurance Bad Faith Claims Arising From the Investigation of Coverage Claims
October 18, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide a balanced program of guidance for counsel to policyholders and insurers to address the complex issues facing parties who either bring or defend against allegations of bad faith by insurers arising from the insurer's conduct during the claims investigation and claims se... Read More

Speakers:  Paul R. Koepff, Partner, Clyde & Co US Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres

Using Expert Witnesses in Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation: Evidentiary Rules, Expert Opi...
August 30, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel in insurance cases with a general overview of the evidentiary rules governing the admissibility of expert opinion testimony. The panel will discuss the use of expert testimony in coverage and bad faith suits, as well as the obstacles that a party may face in pre... Read More

Speakers:  Guy O. Kornblum, Partner, Kornblum Cochran Erickson & Harbison Todd S. Schenk, Partner, Tressler

Insurance Coverage for Data Breach and Privacy Violations: Current Status of Coverage Und...
August 23, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

Speakers:  Roberta D. Anderson, Director, Cohen & Grigsby Laura Schmidt, Esq., White and Williams William T. Um, Policyholder, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Insurer’s Duty to Defend: Navigating Flexibility in the “Eight Corners” Rule, Withdrawal f...
Advocating Complex Defense Duty Issues From Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
August 17, 2017 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

Speakers:  Kirsten C. Jackson, Esq., Kasowitz Benson Torres Alan P. Jacobus, Lafayette & Kumagai

Attorney-Client Privilege in Bad Faith Litigation: Privilege Issues From Perspectives of P...
August 9, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to policyholder and insurer counsel on the tripartite nature of attorney-client privilege between the insurer, the insured and the attorney representing the insured, and discuss attorney-client privilege as it may apply in any subsequent bad faith claim. The pr... Read More

Speakers:  John L. Corbett, Of Counsel, Barnes & Thornburg Alan P. Jacobus, Lafayette & Kumagai

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

Speakers:  William T. Barker, Senior Counsel, Dentons Helen K. Michael, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English

Notice, Tender and Reservation of Rights: Crafting Coverage Correspondence, Evaluating Iss...
July 12, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of drafting claims and related correspondence, including the policyholder's notice and tender of a claim, and the insurer's response and reservation-of-rights (ROR) letter. The program will focus on critical issues that arise from a defen... Read More

Speakers:  Christian A. Cavallo, Partner, Goldberg Segalla Renee C. Callantine, Principal, Cornerstone Law Group Eliot M. Harris, Member, Williams Kastner Christopher R. Weiss, Esq., Goldberg Segalla

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Per...
Navigating Insurer Defenses Against Policyholders in Bad Faith Litigation
June 28, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to insurers and policyholders with an analysis of insurer defense trends in bad faith litigation based on wrongful conduct by the third-party plaintiff or first-party policyholder. Specifically, the panel will discuss "bad faith setup" and fraudulent conduct or... Read More

Speakers:  Mark Garbowski, Shareholder, Anderson Kill Robert Mangino, Partner, Clyde & Co.

Insurance-Related Class Actions: Strategies for Class Certification, Dispositive Motions a...
Pursuing or Defending Actions Over Insurance Products or Claims Handling
June 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the legal issues confronting litigators when pursuing or defending claims against insurance companies. The panel will offer best practices for seeking or opposing class certification, bringing or challenging dispositive motions, and navigating the discovery process, as... Read More

Speakers:  Aphrodite Kokolis, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP Eric S. Mattson, Partner, Sidley Austin Adam M. Moskowitz, Partner, Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

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

Speakers:  Kirsten C. Jackson, Esq., Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Scott M. Seaman, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

Social Media Admissions in Insurance Litigation: Investigative Strategies, Spoliation Warn...
Finding and Obtaining Evidence Adverse to Opponents From Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, You...
June 7, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to insurance litigators for mitigating the risks that social media posts frequently pose for plaintiff/policyholders as well as tips for insurers to track down admissions on social media sites. The panel will discuss best practices for advising plaintiff/policy... Read More

Speakers:  Donald Patrick Eckler, Partner, Pretzel & Stouffer D. Carolina Lopez, Vocke Law Group

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

Speakers:  Robert Friedman, Principal, Friedman Timothy P. Kilgore, Senior Counsel, Jackson & Campbell Verne A. Pedro, Esq., Merlin Law Group

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

Speakers:  John T. Harding, Jr., Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman

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

Speakers:  Tarron Gartner-Ilai, Shareholder, Cooper & Scully Steven K. Gerber, Member, Cozen O'Connor Stephen D. Palley, Of Counsel, Anderson Kill

Depositions of Insurance Claims Handlers or Representatives in Coverage and Bad Faith Liti...
Deposition Strategies From Perspectives of Both Insurers and Policyholders
April 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss deposition strategies for both insurers and policyholders in defending or taking the deposition of the claims handler or representative. The program will also review communications between the claims handler and insurance counsel, and what communications may be protecte... Read More

Speakers:  Susan Page White, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips Christopher R. Weiss, Esq., Goldberg Segalla

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

Speakers:  William K. McVisk, Shareholder, Johnson & Bell Jessica E. Brown, Atty, Reed Smith

Policyholder's Duty to Cooperate: Advocating or Defending Against Loss of Coverage for Bre...
Navigating Scope of the Duty, Privilege Issues, Settlement, and Consequences of Insured's...
March 23, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the scope of the insured's duty to cooperate, the circumstances under which an insurer can disclaim coverage by alleging the insured breached that duty, the insurer's burden of proof, and other issues that arise in this context such as attorney-client privilege and clai... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew L. Jacobs, Partner, Jenner & Block Eliot M. Harris, Member, Williams Kastner

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

Speakers:  Christopher R. Dunsing, Esq., Langhenry Gillen Lundquist & Johnson Bradley A. Levin, Shareholder, Levin Sitcoff Michael J. Steinlage, Partner, Larson-King

Insurance Bad Faith Pre-Trial Strategies: Demand Letters, Pleadings, Defenses, Damages, Bi...
Developing Winning Pre-Trial Tactics for Policyholders and Insurers
March 2, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will outline pre-trial strategies for both insurers and policyholders litigating bad faith claims. The program will focus on demand letters to insurers, drafting and answering bad faith complaints, proving and opposing damages, bifurcation, and using expert witnesses. Read More

Speakers:  Michael J. DiSantis, Partner, Tressler Michael H. Sampson, Partner, Reed Smith Edward Susolik, Atty, Callahan & Blaine

Depositions in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation: 30(b)(6) and Fact Witnesses
Taking and Representing Fact Witness and Corporate Representative Depositions, Navigating...
February 9, 2017 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide litigators for policyholders and insurers with best practices and practical approaches for questioning or preparing fact witnesses and corporate witnesses in coverage and bad faith litigation. The panel will outline their experiences and perspectives on how to leverage... Read More

Speakers:  Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Alan P. Jacobus, Principal, APJ Legal

Non-Cumulation and Prior Insurance Clauses: Allocating Liability Among Multiple Policies T...
Application of Non-Cumulation Clauses in Pro Rata vs. All Sums Jurisdictions
January 12, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will update insurance counsel on the latest developments in the application of non-cumulation 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 lia... Read More

Speakers:  Mary E. Borja, Partner, Wiley Rein Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Christopher C. French, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Penn State Law School

Bad Faith Claims When Verdicts Exceed Policy Limits: Navigating Nuances of the Insurer's D...
Best Practices for Insurers to Reduce Exposure; Options for Policyholders When Insurer Rej...
January 5, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of the rights and obligations of the policyholder and the insurer regarding settlement, the insurer's liability for verdicts in excess of policy limits, actions insurers can take to reduce exposure to bad faith claims, and options for policyholders... Read More

Speakers:  Brian D. McDonald, Partner, Jones Day Johanna W. Clark, Shareholder, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt Robert M. Horkovich, Managing Shareholder, Anderson Kill

Navigating Insurance Bad Faith Claims Involving Additional Insureds and Defense-Within-Lim...
Insurer and Insured Perspectives on Bad Faith Risks and Pitfalls With AIs and Exhaustion o...
December 6, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE program will discuss bad faith pitfalls for insurers in investigating and handling claims involving additional insureds (AIs) as well as bad faith claims that arise under defense-within-policy-limits insurance policies. The program will identify risks to insurers and ways to mitigate these... Read More

Speakers:  Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein Anthony L. (Tony) Martin, Shareholder, Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Meghan C. Moore, Shareholder, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin

Insurance Coverage for Food Contamination and Recall Claims under CGL, Property and Contam...
Navigating Scope of Coverage, Coverage Triggers, Relevant Exclusions and Policy Language I...
November 29, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

Speakers:  Robert D. Chesler, Shareholder, Anderson Kill Joann M. Lytle, Partner, McCarter & English Edward Rhone, Principal, Claims Manager, Parker Smith & Feek

Discovery of Insurance Reserves, Reinsurance, and "Other Claims" Files in Coverage and Bad...
Navigating Relevancy, Privilege and Work Product, Burdensome Objections: Policyholder and...
November 8, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an understanding of the evolving case law regarding the discovery of reinsurance, reserve information, and "other claims" files in the context of coverage or bad faith litigation between a policyholder and its insurance carrier. The program will d... Read More

Speakers:  Fiona Chaney, Partner, Liner Royce F. Cohen, Partner, Tressler Lewis E. Hassett, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

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

Speakers:  Roberta D. Anderson, Partner, K&L Gates Joshua A. Mooney, Partner, White and Williams William T. Um, Policyholder, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

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

Speakers:  William T. Barker, Partner, Dentons Carolyn M. Branthoover, Partner, K&L Gates

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

Speakers:  Christian A. Cavallo, Partner, Goldberg Segalla Christine A. Gudaitis, Shareholder, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin

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...
September 27, 2016 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 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

Speakers:  David Borovsky, Becherer Kannett & Schweitzer Mark Garbowski, Shareholder, Anderson Kill

Discovery in Bad Faith Insurance Litigation: Key to Successfully Proving or Defending Clai...
Navigating Scope of Discovery, Document Production, and Joint Client Exception to and Impl...
August 30, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of the complex rules of discovery for bad faith claims, discuss unique discovery issues that arise in bad faith claims, and offer best practices for both policyholders and insurers to obtain or defend discovery to support their respective... Read More

Speakers:  Susan E. Dinneen, Member, King Krebs & Jurgens Marshall Gilinsky, Shareholder, Anderson Kill Alan P. Jacobus, Principal, APJ Legal

Demystifying the "Bad Faith Set-Up" in Insurance Litigation
Navigating the Space Between Aggressive Advocacy and Allegations of the So-Called Set-Up
August 16, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss and explore the mechanics of what's been called the bad faith "set-up" in insurance litigation. Both first-party and third-party claim scenarios will be discussed and detailed, along with many of the tactics commonly associated with set-up allegations. The program will... Read More

Speakers:  Robert T. Horst, Partner, Timoney Knox Danya J. Pincavage, Partner, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin C. Scott Rybny, Partner, Timoney Knox Daniel L. Petrilli, Timoney Knox

Excess Insurer's Duty to Defend and Indemnify: Exhaustion, Claims Not Covered by Primary,...
Advocating Expanding or Limiting the Scope of Excess Insurer's Obligations
August 9, 2016 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

Speakers:  Marc S. Mayerson, Principal, The Mayerson Firm Scott M. Seaman, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

Insurance Bad Faith Trial Strategies: Case Evaluation, Jury Themes and Bifurcation
Developing Winning Trial Tactics for Plaintiffs/Policyholders and Insurers
July 19, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will address various trial strategies for plaintiffs/policyholders and insurers litigating bad faith insurance claims. The program will discuss how to evaluate the case to decide whether to go to trial or settle, convincing themes for the jury, and bifurcation of coverage trial from... Read More

Speakers:  Scott Glovsky, Founder, Law Offices of Scott Glovsky Todd S. Schenk, Partner, Tressler

Leveraging Daubert/Frye Standards In Insurance Litigation for Expert Testimony in State an...
Distinguishing Daubert vs. Frye Standards, Challenging Expert Reliance on Hearsay Articles...
July 12, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare insurance litigators to meet the Daubert/Frye standards on admissibility of expert opinion testimony and outline effective strategies for challenging expert testimony. Litigators will learn key differences between federal and state expert testimony standards in those ju... Read More

Speakers:  Anna P. Engh, Partner, Covington & Burling Michael P. O'Day, Partner, DLA Piper

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

Speakers:  Eric G. Barber, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich Matthew J. Dendinger, Partner, Loss Judge & Ward

CGL Contractual Liability Coverage: Navigating the Scope of the Liability Exclusion and it...
Advocating Coverage Positions for Policyholders and Insurers
April 19, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of contractual liability coverage in CGL policies, the scope of the exclusion for contractual liability and the exception to the exclusion. The panel will discuss the historical analysis of the exclusion and the impact on commercial contractual lia... Read More

Speakers:  David M. Kroeger, Partner, Jenner & Block Kristine M. Sorenson, Partner, Walker Wilcox Matousek David Taubenfeld, Partner, Haynes & Boone

Insurance Declaratory Judgment Actions and the Federal Abstention Doctrine: Strategies and...
Perspectives From Policyholder and Insurer Counsel on Litigating Declaratory Judgments and...
April 12, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE webinar will address issues and strategies in deciding whether and when to seek declaratory relief, threshold issues, limitations, and the applicability of the abstention doctrine for declaratory judgment actions brought in federal court. Read More

Speakers:  Alan P. Jacobus, Principal, APJ Legal Matthew G. Jeweler, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Insurance Litigation: Getting Social Media, Internet and Other Electronic Evidence Authent...
Overcoming the Hurdles of Relevance, Reliability, Hearsay and Privacy, Balancing Ethical a...
March 15, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance litigators with the tools needed for getting electronic evidence admitted at trial -- authenticating the evidence, proving its relevancy, and overcoming hearsay objections. The program will also address ethical considerations and privacy issues that counsel mu... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew B. Downs, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey Michael B. Rush, Potter Anderson Corroon Erin L. Webb, Blank Rome

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

Speakers:  Frank J. DeAngelis, Partner, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass Alex J. Lathrop, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Insurance Bad Faith Claims: Expanding Scope of Insurers Liability From Policyholder and In...
Evolving Liability Theories, Institutional Claims, Attorney-Client Privilege and Punitive...
February 2, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze key developments in bad faith litigation and how these issues serve to expand the insurer's exposure to bad faith claims. The program will look at recent trends in the attorney-client protection between insurer's counsel and claims representatives, new theories of liabi... Read More

Speakers:  Christian A. Cavallo, Partner, Goldberg Segalla Danya J. Pincavage, Partner, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin

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

Speakers:  Daniel A. Johnson, Esq., Jenner & Block Max H. Stern, Partner, Duane Morris

Attorney-Client Privilege in Broker-Policyholder Communications: Maintaining or Attacking...
Navigating Privilege Waiver, Common Interest Doctrine, Claims Assistance Agreements and Mo...
December 10, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the scope of the attorney-client privilege for communications between policyholders and their brokers, recurring scenarios in which waiver may occur, and the common interest exception, which protects disclosures to third parties. The program will discuss steps policyhol... Read More

Speakers:  John B. Harris, Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz Michael Lichtenstein, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler Brian S. Scarbrough, Partner, Jenner & Block

Insurer's Bad Faith Liability in the Absence of Coverage: First-Party and Third-Party Clai...
Advocating or Defending Extra-Contractual Claims for Improper Claims Handling
September 9, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss how an insurer's actions in the claims handling process may result in bad faith liability in the absence of coverage. The program will also address how extra-contractual liability may arise from an insurer's violation of fair claim handling statutes or its waiver of cov... Read More

Speakers:  David J. McMahon, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson C. Zachary Ransel, Shareholder, Fisher Kanaris David A. Shaneyfelt, Esq., The Alvarez Firm

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

Speakers:  Gregory Lahr, Partner, Sedgwick Christopher C. Loeber, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler

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

Speakers:  Robert Friedman, Principal, Friedman Verne A. Pedro, Lead Litigation Counsel, Ellis Ged & Bodden David L. Plaut, Partner, Hanna & Plaut

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

Speakers:  Louis H. Kozloff, Partner, Goldberg Segalla Jeffrey L. Schulman, Managing Member, The Law Offices of Jeffrey L. Schulman P.C.

Bad Faith Insurance Litigation: Scope of Extra-Contractual Damages
Advocating For or Defending Against Consequential and Punitive Damages in First- and Third...
July 22, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the scope of extra-contractual damages in first- and third-party insurance bad faith litigation, approaches taken by different courts and jurisdictions, and arguments for insureds to maximize and insurers to minimize damage awards. The program will focus heavily on reco... Read More

Speakers:  Erin E. Bradham, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson Susan Page White, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips

ESI in Insurance Litigation: Preparing for FRCP Amendments on Proportionality and ESI Mana...
E-Discovery Strategies for Insurance Companies and Policyholders
June 24, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare insurance litigators for upcoming amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by providing them with the tools to assess proportionality in light of the six factors outlined in the proposed amendments to Rule 26(b)(1) and effectively preserve ESI to avoid the san... Read More

Speakers:  P. Benjamin Duke, Partner, Covington & Burling Tomas M. Thompson, Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Terminating the Duty to Defend: Evaluating When the Insurer Can Extinguish the Duty
Advocating the Defense Obligation from Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
June 3, 2015 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

Speakers:  Duana J. Grage, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson Eric Jesse, Esq., Lowenstein Sandler Suzanne L. Jones, Esq., Hinshaw & Culbertson Christopher C. Loeber, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler

Stacking Commercial Insurance Coverage: Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
Allocating Liability Among Multiple Policies Given Varied Court Interpretations
February 4, 2015 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 regarding stacking of... Read More

Speakers:  Lon A. Berk, Partner, Hunton & Williams Lawrence D. (Larry) Mason, Senior Shareholder, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English

Insurance Bad Faith: Pitfalls for Insurers in the Investigation of Coverage Claims
Strategies for Insurers to Avoid or Mitigate Liability and Policyholders to Prove Bad Fait...
January 14, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to policyholders and insurers to address the complex issues facing parties who either bring or defend against allegations of bad faith by insurers in claims investigations. Read More

Speakers:  Paul R. Koepff, Partner, Clyde & Co US Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman

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

Speakers:  Richard A. Ifft, Partner, Wiley Rein Jeffrey L. Schulman, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro

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

Speakers:  Robert Binion, Partner, Carroll Burdick & McDonough Nicholas M. Insua, Partner, McCarter & English Alan P. Jacobus, Proprietor, Law Offices of Alan Palmer Jacobus

Insurance Claims: Privilege and Work Product Challenges After TransCanada and Cedell
Navigating Discovery Requests and the Applicability of the Privilege in Insurance Litigati...
November 12, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will drill down into important recent decisions that have raised serious implications for an insurer's assertion of the attorney-client and work product privileges in response to a discovery request. The panel will explain the impact of these decisions on the applicability of a priv... Read More

Speakers:  Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein Seth D. Lamden, Partner, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg

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

Speakers:  Margo S. Brownell, Partner, Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand Joseph P. Ceronsky, Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand CharCretia V. Di Bartolo, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

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

Speakers:  Michael S. Savett, Partner, Nelson Brown & Co. James Scheuermann, Partner, K&L Gates

Insurance Litigation: Navigating Complex HIPAA Privacy Rules in the Discovery of Key Medic...
Complying With Federal and State Laws on HIPAA Authorization Forms, Subpoenas, Discovery R...
July 9, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will instruct insurance claims counsel on navigating complex Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rules and state laws and procedural rules governing the discoverability of protected health information to obtain medical records of individuals, includin... Read More

Speakers:  Sidney J. Hardy, McCranie Sistrunk Anzelmo Hardy McDaniel & Welch Michael P. Lowry, Thorndal Armstrong Delk Balkenbush & Eisinger

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...
June 25, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of the key differences between claims-made and occurrence policies with respect to providing 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 def... Read More

Speakers:  David Borovsky, Partner, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson Jeffrey L. Schulman, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro Erica Villanueva, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel

Insurance Coverage for Statutory and Liquidated Damages and Attorney Fees: Policyholder an...
Advocating Coverage for Statutory and Contractual Damages and Opposing Attorney Fees Under...
May 7, 2014 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

Speakers:  Andrew L. Margulis, Partner, Ropers Majeski Kohn Bentley William T. Um, Policyholder Counsel, Hunton & Williams

CGL Exclusions: Navigating Contractual Liability, Business Risk, Third-Party Over, and Dat...
Advocating Scope of the Exclusions From the Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
April 16, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss common CGL policy exclusions that are 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 sc... Read More

Speakers:  Robert Friedman, Principal, Friedman Robert S. Marshall, Partner, Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan

Insurance Litigation and Work Product: Obtaining or Protecting Documents in Coverage and B...
Resolving Discovery Over Claims Files, Underwriting Files and Manuals, Other Insureds’ Fil...
January 22, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This program will provide insurance counsel with a thorough examination of the scope of the work product doctrine in general and how it arises in the insurance coverage and bad faith litigation context in particular. The panel will review relevant case law guidance and best practices for resolving t... Read More

Speakers:  Louis A. Chiafullo, Partner, McCarter & English Robert Friedman, Principal, Friedman Eric Portuguese, Partner, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer

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

Speakers:  Matthew L. Jacobs, Partner, Jenner & Block Jan A. Larson, Jenner & Block William K. McVisk, Shareholder, Johnson & Bell Britton D. Weimer, Partner, Jones Satre & Weimer

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

Speakers:  Rodrigo (Diego) Garcia, Jr., Partner, Thompson Coe David Taubenfeld, Partner, Haynes & Boone

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

Speakers:  Christina M. Carroll, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English

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

Speakers:  Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein Roger W. Simpson, Principal, Law Offices of Roger W. Simpson

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

Speakers:  Scott M. Seaman, Partner, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Linda D. Kornfeld, Partner, Jenner & Block

Pollution Exclusion in CGL Policies
Navigating Scope of the Exclusion in Light of Differing Court Interpretations
July 12, 2012 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 CGL policies, the differing court interpretations of the exclusion, and best arguments for insurers and policyholders for either avoiding or maximizing coverage. Read More

Speakers:  Carl A. Salisbury, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Louis A. Chiafullo, Partner, McCarter & English Jonathan T. Viner, Partner, Bates Carey Nicolaides

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

Speakers:  Rina Carmel, Senior Counsel, Musick Peeler Tred R. Eyerly, Atty, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert

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

Speakers:  Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick

Property Insurance Claims with Multiple Causation Losses: Coverage Fundamentals
Evaluating Causation in First-Party Claims with Covered and Non-Covered or Excluded Causes
April 5, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide an introduction to various approaches used by courts to determine coverage in first-party property insurance claims with multiple losses. The panel will explain best practices for counsel to insurers and policyholders in evaluating causation when there are covered and n... Read More

Speakers:  Rina Carmel, Senior Counsel, Musick Peeler Susan J. Field, Partner, Musick Peeler Arden B. Levy, Partner, Arden Levy Law

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

Speakers:  Scott G. Johnson, Partner, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi Nicholas M. Insua, Partner, McCarter & English Bernard P. Bell, Partner, Jones Day

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

Speakers:  Eric G. Barber, Atty, Perkins Coie Mark D. Villanueva, Atty., McCarter & English Nancy R. Kornegay, Partner, Brown & Kornegay

Horizontal vs. Vertical Exhaustion of Insurance
Evaluating Priority of Coverage Issues and Resolving Disputes When Primary Carrier Settles...
November 22, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

Speakers:  Jeffrey J. Vita, Partner, Saxe Doernberger & Vita Rebecca DiMasi, Partner, Van Osselaer & Buchanan William C. Eustace, Senior Vice President, Marsh USA

Insurers' Reporting Obligations Under Medicare Medicaid SCHIP Extension Act
Complying with MMSEA Requirements for Non-Group Health Plan Payers
September 22, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an overview of MSP and MMSEA obligations for insurers and self-insured entities. The panel will outline an effective compliance program to minimize liability for Medicare repayment obligations and discuss the impact of the MMSEA on the defense of general li... Read More

Speakers:  W. Randall Bassett, Partner, King & Spalding Tara Kelly, Attorney, BP America

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

Speakers:  Daniel J. Struck, Principal, Much Shelist Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Mary Ellen Scalera, Partner, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti

Maximizing Insurance Contributions in Mediated Settlements
February 10, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide plaintiff and defense counsel and mediators with best practices to maximize insurance contributions when resolving cases through the mediation process. Read More

Speakers:  John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Kimberly M. Melvin, Partner, Wiley Rein

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

Speakers:  Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Jenner & Block John T. Harding, Partner, Morrison Mahoney

Insurance Subrogation Challenges for Insurers and Policyholders
Strategies for Determining Subrogation Rights and Effectively Apportioning Recovery
November 16, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an understanding of the critical principles of subrogation, the interplay of state law and contractual policy language, and complex issues that arise in apportioning recoveries between the insurer and policyholder. Read More

Speakers:  William F. (Chip) Merlin, Partner, The Merlin Law Group Gary L. Wickert, Partner, Matthiesen Wickert & Lehrer

Bad Faith in the Investigation of Insurance Claims
Strategies for Pursuing and Defending Allegations of Insurer Misconduct
July 29, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to policyholders, insurers and their counsel to address the myriad of issues facing parties bringing or defending claims of bad faith based on claims investigations conduct. Read More

Speakers:  Paul R. Koepff, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Jenner & Block John D. Cole, Partner, Wiley Rein

Insurance Coverage for Green Building: CGL, E&O and Property
Anticipating Liabilities and Coverage Risks in Sustainable Building
April 21, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for insureds and insurers on unique coverage issues in green building projects. The panel will review green certifications and building codes, analyze the increased liabilities and coverage risks, and offer strategies for maximizing coverage. Read More

Speakers:  Sean P. Dwyer, Partner, Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale Robert M. Fineman, Partner, Duane Morris Diana Eichfeld, Assistant Vice President, ACE USA -- Environmental Risk

Excess Insurance Disputes Among Policyholders and Primary and Excess Insurers
Allocating Multiple Layers of Coverage in the Wake of Qualcomm
December 17, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE seminar will analyze the controversial Qualcomm decision and other rulings post- Qualcomm, examine other critical issues involved in evaluating excess-limit exposures, and discuss appropriate claims practices and settlement strategies. Read More

Speakers:  Michael Conley, Principal, Offit Kurman John D. Green, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel John T. Harding, Partner, Morrison Mahoney

Insurance Coverage for Data Security Breaches
Evaluating Policy Options, Overcoming Coverage Challenges, Analyzing Litigation Trends
October 21, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will provide an overview of trends in data breach litigation and liabilities and analyze how standard and specialty business insurance policies may provide coverage for data breach liability. The panel will discuss best practices for litigating coverage disputes for data breach losses. Read More

Speakers:  Joshua Gold, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick Donna L. Wilson, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren Joan D'Ambrosio, Partner, Clyde & Co.

All Sums v. Pro Rata: Allocating Damages in Insurance Claims
Indemnification Strategies in Continuing Property Damage and Personal Injury Claims
September 29, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will discuss the new Massachusetts supreme court ruling that adopts pro-rata allocation of liability for covered continuous injury claims in light of a recent California decision that permitted stacking of policy limits. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to policyholders... Read More

Speakers:  Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick

Bad Faith in Insurance Claims
Strategies for Prosecuting and Defending Against Claims of Insurer Misconduct
July 15, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The teleconference/webinar format offers two options for participation: audio only via telephone (download speaker handouts prior to the program) or audio via phone plus online viewing of speaker-controlled PowerPoint presentations. This seminar will examine the types of conduct that may support a... Read More

Speakers:  Amy Laurendeau, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Gilbert & Oshinsky Joanne L. Zimolzak, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick

D&O and E&O Insurance Claims in the Economic Downturn
Litigating Claims, Assessing and Renegotiating Current Policies, and Optimizing Future Cov...
June 4, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine insurance coverage available to protect businesses during economic crisis, coverage issues relating to claims and lawsuits that are emerging as the crisis develops, and strategies for crafting insurance protection in the future. Read More

Speakers:  Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick Lon A. Berk, Partner, Hunton & Williams

The Tripartite Relationship in Insurance: Ethical Dilemmas and Coverage Complexities
Strategies to Navigate the Conflicts of Interest Minefield
May 5, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine the ethical issues that arise from the relationship among counsel, insurer and policyholder, review coverage implications of that relationship, how the courts and state bars have treated the issues, and best practices for addressing the potential conflicts of interest. Read More

Speakers:  Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein Marc S. Mayerson, Partner, Hollingsworth Ronald S. Berman, Berman Berman & Berman

Contested Insurance Coverage: Defense Under Reservation of Rights
Strategies to Reconcile Policyholders’ and Insurers’ Competing Interests
April 2, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine the legal issues that arise for the insurer and the policyholder when the insurer's duty to defend is under dispute. The panel will discuss different state law and court approaches and ways that the insurer and the policyholder can work toward a resolution of the conflicts... Read More

Speakers:  John E. Heintz, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren Kenneth E. Ryan, Partner, Wiley Rein Robert M. Fineman, Partner, Duane Morris Jerold Oshinsky, Partner, Gilbert & Oshinsky

California's Landmark Insurance Ruling in the Stringfellow Litigation
Indemnification Strategies in Continuing Property Damage and Personal Injury Claims
March 4, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will discuss the new California appellate court ruling that allows stacking of insurance policies in cases where an insured is facing continuous injury claims. The panel will review the implications of the ruling and best practices for policyholders, insurers and their counsel. Read More

Speakers:  Roger W. Simpson, Shareholder, Cotkins & Collins Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick William J. Baron, Partner, Duane Morris

Climate Change and Insurance: Anticipating Liabilities and Coverage Risks
Strategies to Obtain and Deny Coverage Related to Global Warming Claims
January 29, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine the types of claims being filed over climate change losses, insurance coverage issues for both policyholders and insurers, and how companies and insurers can mitigate climate change risks and liabilities. Read More

Speakers:  Erica J. Dominitz, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro Theodore A. Howard, Partner, Wiley Rein John N. Ellison, Partner, Reed Smith

Allocation of Loss in Insurance Litigation
Effective Scope of Coverage Strategies for Policyholders and Insurers
November 6, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Martha E. Conlin, Member, Cozen O'Connor Rachel Kronowitz, Partner, Gilbert Randolph Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English Paul A. Dame, Associate, Wiley Rein

Complex Insurance Issues in M&A Due Diligence
Assessing Potential Risk and Minimizing Exposure in Corporate Dealmaking
September 2, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Robert M. Horkovich, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick Amy J. Fink, Partner, Howrey Robert M. Fineman, Partner, Duane Morris

D&O Insurance: Responding to Increased Board Accountability
Shaping Policies to Protect Directors and Officers Amid Heightened Government Enforcement...
July 8, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Kimberly M. Melvin, Partner, Wiley Rein Kevin M. LaCroix, Partner, OakBridge Insurance Services Mary E. McCutcheon, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel

Insurance and the Subprime Credit Crisis
Enforcing and Defending Coverage After the Mortgage Meltdown
April 29, 2008 CLE

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Speakers:  John N. Ellison, Partner, Reed Smith David H. Topol, Partner, Wiley Rein Robert Stern, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers

Attorney–Client Privilege in Jeopardy in Insurance Litigation
Strategies for Preserving Confidential Communications
March 11, 2008 CLE

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Speakers:  John S. Vishneski, III, Reed Smith Sachnoff & Weaver Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein David M. Greenwald, Partner, Jenner & Block

Business Interruption Insurance: Legal Strategies
Negotiating Coverage Before a Crisis Strikes and Maximizing Recovery After
February 6, 2008 CLE

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Speakers:  Barry S. Neuman, Counsel, Carter Ledyard & Milburn Christopher S. Clemenson, Member, Cozen O’Connor Marshall Gilinsky, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick

Discovery in Bad Faith Insurance Claims
State of the Law, Successful Strategies
October 10, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Michael Conley, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick Robert M. Fineman, Partner, Duane Morris Roberta J. Benson, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Negotiating Complex Liability Insurance Claims
Strategies for Avoiding Litigation And Reducing Expense
April 11, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Peter J. Mintzer, Member, Cozen O'Connor Mary E. McCutcheon, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel

Captive Insurance
Strategies for Managing Legal and Tax Issues to Achieve Risk Retention Advantage
March 1, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Kenneth S. Levinson, Partner, Faegre & Benson Patrick Theriault, V.P. and Director, Client Services, Wilmington Trust Geoffrey T. Smith, Sr. V.P. of Risk Management, TD Banknorth Insurance Agency

Legal Risks in E-Commerce - What Your Insurance Doesn't Cover
Strategies for Limiting Exposure, Minimizing Risk, and Avoiding Liability
February 15, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Joshua Gold, Anderson Kill & Olick John Kane, Lord, Bissell & Brook Nicholas Economidis, Vice President, AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions