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Insurance Coverage Institute

Better manage insurance coverage issues by learning sophisticated tips about how to tender to insurers, respond to claims, preserve coverage defenses, avoid estoppel, handle claims in good faith, file for declaratory judgment, and understand complicated privilege and ethical issues.

  • Learn about the mechanics of reporting a claim, tendering to insurers (including the Illinois targeted tender doctrine), and spreading risk (including indemnity claims and additional insurance).
  • Understand how insurers can best respond to claims, preserve their coverage defenses, and avoid estoppel, including what a reservation of rights letter looks like and what it contains, and the Illinois doctrine of estoppel.
  • Increase your overall understanding of the life of an insurance claim, which will aid you in your everyday practice.
  • Get 3.25 hours of Professional Responsibility hours while learning about important ethics issues like “Independent Counsel and the Ethics of the Tripartite Relationship,” “The Duty to Settle, Bad Faith, and Ethics,” “Practice and Ethics of Litigating Insurance Coverage Disputes,” and “Attorney-Client and Work-Product Privileges in Insurance Coverage Litigation.”
  • This course will be of interest to plaintiff, insurance defense and work comp attorneys, as well as anyone whose practice interacts with insurance claims.
  • Learn about the most cutting-edge issues facing the insurance industry, including opioids, concussions, cyber liability, self-driving vehicles, 3D printing, and drones.
  • 5.75 CLE hours including 3.25 PR.