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Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation: Depositions of Insurance Claims Handlers or Representat...
Deposition Strategies From Perspectives of Both Insurers and Policyholders
April 10, 2019 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, as well as communications that may come... Read More

Depositions in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation: 30(b)(6) and Fact Witnesses
February 20, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare policyholder and insurance company litigators to question fact witnesses and corporate witnesses in coverage and bad faith litigation. The panel will outline their experiences and perspectives on leveraging testimony by corporate representatives for both sides, using FR... Read More

Defeating Phantom Exclusions in D&O and E&O Coverage: Guidance for Policyholders
Overcoming Denials of Coverage Based on Restitution and Disgorgement After U.S. Bank N.A....
July 26, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the phantom disgorgement exclusion often relied upon by D&O and E&O professional liability insurers to deny coverage for claims involving individual and corporate wrongdoing and the shifting landscape of its viability as an affirmative defense based on the 2014 decision... Read More

Defeating Reptilian Tactics in First-Party Insurance Cases
June 14, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide insurance counsel on the increasing application of the "reptile theory" in first-party insurance cases. Our panel will explore tactics used by counsel for insureds to leverage this litigation strategy and steps insurers can take to effectively neutralize them. The panel w... Read More

Insured's Right to Independent Counsel: Conflicts of Interest, Multiple Insureds, Multiple...
November 30, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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