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Join attorney Evan Schwartz as he reviews the the ethical quandaries and issues that arise when representing parties in insurance coverage matters. Mr. Schwartz discusses the role of defense counsel hired by the insurance company, problems in representing multiple defendants in suits brought by insurance companies, ethical issues surrounding insurance fraud and potential insurance fraud, as well as practical strategies and tips for the management of these issues.
I. Understand the role of defense counsel when hired by an insurance company to defend an insured
II. Recognize issues of fraud or potential fraud in the presentation or handling of an insurance claim and manage the situation
III. Appreciate the role of the lawyer in managing multiple clients as defendants in a lawsuit brought by an insurance company, and the ethical issues that will present themselves in those scenarios
IV. Comprehend the basic requirements of disclosure and waiver of conflict when addressing potential ethical issues in the representation of parties in insurance coverage disputes
Evan S. Schwartz, founding partner of Schwartz Law, is a highly skilled insurance recovery litigator and strategist. He leads his firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group, representing policy holders, as well as its Business and Complex Litigation Group. He has a national reputation for his work representing professionals in Long Term Disability Income Insurance claims and litigation, having won and settled countless cases across the country. Mr. Schwartz lectures and publishes regularly on long term disability and other insurance recovery issues. He is and has been admitted in Federal and State Courts around the country to handle insurance recovery lawsuits.
Mr. Schwartz started his legal career as a law clerk at the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. He then represented insurance companies and has been instrumental throughout his career in setting legal precedent in the field of insurance law that continues to impact cases today. He has been inducted as a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Forum acknowledges excellence in advocacy by lawyers throughout the United States and is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.
Mr. Schwartz is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Touro Law Center, teaching insurance law and law practice management. He also served as President of the Touro Alumni Association for five years. For more information regarding Mr. Schwartz and his practice, go to www.disabilityinsurancelawyers.com or www.schwartzlawpc.com. Mr. Schwartz can be reached at 212-608-5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
excellent program. Effective speaker.
Good instructor on this one.
Interesting approach to what could have been a very dry topic. A good lecture and well done.
Very entertaining. Presenter was very engaging. Loved it!
Great speaker - more lectures from Evan, please!
love your courses
very good presenter
This was a very informative course.
Very informational and well presented seminar.
Well organized with excellent examples of potential ethical situations.
The course was insightful.
One of the best CLE presentations ever!
One of the most enjoyable -- and useful -- presentations ever.
An excellent program
Excellent CLE; Engaging and interesting
extremely useful as well as clear and concise.
Speaker knew his subject very well.
great content excellent presentation
Presentation was informative and extremely practical for lawyers practicing in the insurance field. Kudos for a good program.
Outstanding speaker and subject matter presentation.
Liked the speaker
Superb! Probably best CLE I ever took in 20 years!!!!
Interesting perspective as to duty to litigate even when carrier will not honor expenses to do so.
Interesting and informative.
I enjoyed the seminar. It was really an introduction class. I would be interested in a more advanced lecture.
As I practice in this field, this course was particularly helpful and the speaker was excellent.
Very interesting and the speaker did a great job of interjecting real world experiences into the discussion.
ETHICS ISSUES PRESENTED IN ACCEPTABLE MANNER