Wait, are we related? Well, that depends on the facts and circumstances of each Claim

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We are starting to see a trend, especially in D&O policies, in which both insurers and policyholders are locking horns over whether a claim is related to an earlier filed claim or not. Policyholders need to approach this issue carefully, taking into consideration policy limits, self-insured retention and a myriad of policy exclusion traps. In today’s episode, Lynda and Michael discuss relatedness issues, analyzing the pros and cons of advocating for a claim to be related to an earlier asserted claim, and highlight some strategies to See more +
We are starting to see a trend, especially in D&O policies, in which both insurers and policyholders are locking horns over whether a claim is related to an earlier filed claim or not. Policyholders need to approach this issue carefully, taking into consideration policy limits, self-insured retention and a myriad of policy exclusion traps. In today’s episode, Lynda and Michael discuss relatedness issues, analyzing the pros and cons of advocating for a claim to be related to an earlier asserted claim, and highlight some strategies to use to determine the best approach to maximize coverage.

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Lynda A. Bennett, Partner and Chair, Insurance Recovery

Michael D. Lichtenstein, Partner, Insurance Recovery See less -

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