On Demand

Insurance Coverage for Sexual Assault Claims

1h 1m

Created on July 11, 2019




The #MeToo movement has brought forth widespread attention to the issue of sexual assault. With it, comes significant litigation implications and new legislation across the country, such as the Child Victim Act passed in New York State 2019. This program explores the topic of sexual assault within the field of civil litigation, specifically addressing claims of child sexual abuse and related insurance litigation and coverage issues that ensue.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the principles surrounding civil liability for sexually-based offenses
  2. Apply principles of civil liability to coverage implications
  3. Refine a coverage analysis
  4. Discuss New York State's Child Victim Act
  5. Address coverage issues under the unfortunate events analysis
  6. Apply the single occurrence test to a coverage analysis
  7. Address the intentional act exclusion implications to claims for sexually based offenses

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