When Insurance Coverage Issues Get In The Way of Settlement

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As a litigator turned mediator, I believe it is crucial (both for myself and the parties for whom I mediate), that I stay current on relevant legal issues and practices. With that in mind, I recently attended a seminar on mediation and arbitration of insurance coverage disputes in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. While this subject is a fairly esoteric one usually reserved for coverage geeks like myself, the seminar did remind me of many coverage disputes that may have a profound impact on the settlement of all kinds of lawsuits; including employment, professional liability, products liability, construction defect, securities class actions and long term exposure bodiy injury cases (such as asbestosis).

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Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Insurance Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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Bruce Friedman
Friedman Mediation

Bruce A. Friedman handles a variety of commercial disputes ranging from insurance disputes to class... View Profile »


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