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Insurance Bad Faith: Hot-Button Issues and New Case Law October 10, 2020

October 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Program Description

Keep up with recent changes and emerging issues in bad faith law! This guide will provide you with the latest case law defining the scope and limitations of insurers’ duties. Dive into discovery developments and gain insights on current areas of exposure, insurer mistakes and risk mitigation strategies. Keep your practice on the cutting edge – order today!

 

Course Content

  1. Case Law Updates: Insurers’ Duties and Evolving Theories of Liability
  2. Discovery in Bad Faith Litigation: Current Issues
  3. Individual Liability for Adjusters and Other Recent Developments
  4. Bad Faith Set-Ups and More: Present-Day Pitfalls and Best Practices

Agenda / Content Covered

1:00 PM to 4:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

1:00 – 2:30, Tamer Botros

  1. Case Law Updates: Insurers’ Duties and Evolving Theories of Liability
    1. Duty to Investigate: What Constitutes an Appropriate Investigation?
    2. When Does Failure to Cooperate Allow Insurers to Disclaim Coverage?
    3. Duty to Defend: Failure to Defend Policyholder in Good Faith
    4. Duty to Indemnify: Evaluating Bad Faith in a Settlement Context
    5. Recent Plaintiff-Friendly and Defense-Friendly Decisions
  2. Discovery in Bad Faith Litigation: Current Issues
    1. Discoverability of Privileged Files
    2. Updates on Institutional Bad Faith and Top-Down Discovery
    3. FRCP: Applying Proportionality in Discovery
    4. E-Discovery Developments

2:45 – 4:15, Eric J. Neal

  1. Individual Liability for Adjusters and Other Recent Developments
    1. Personal Liability of Insurance Adjusters
    2. Post-Litigation “Continuing” Bad Faith
    3. The ALI’s Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance and Bad Faith Cases
    4. Other Current and Emerging Trends
  2. Bad Faith Set-Ups and More: Present-Day Pitfalls and Best Practices
    1. Anticipating Key Areas of Exposure
    2. Mistakes Insurers Are Making Right Now
    3. Bad Faith Set Ups: The Latest Tactics and Red Flags
    4. Bad Faith Risk Mitigation: Documentation and Other Best Practices

Details

Date:
October 15, 2020
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/83686SADMP

Organizer

National Business Institute