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Ethically Representing Parties in Insurance Coverage Matters (Update)

1h 31m

Created on May 01, 2017




Attorneys Evan Schwartz and Matthew Conroy will guide you through ethical problems that arise when representing parties in insurance coverage disputes and how to manage those problems.  

They discuss how to navigate the ethical difficulties that arise when insurance fraud may be involved in a claim, ethical problems concerning the representation of multiple defendants, the role of defense counsel when hired by an insurance company to represent the insured, and the ethical problems that arise therefrom. Mr. Schwartz and Mr. Conroy provide practical examples of these problems and how best to handle them.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify claims that are fraudulent or potentially fraudulent and determine a strategy of how to ethically navigate them
  2. Understand the ethical challenges that arise when defense counsel is hired by an insurance company to defend the insured
  3. Manage the ethical issues surrounding the defense of multiple insureds in a lawsuit brought by an insurance company

  4. Appreciate the practical implications of ethical issues that arise in insurance coverage matters 

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