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Recent Litigation & Legislation in Insurance Law

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Produced on May 01, 2017

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Course Information

Time 1h 30m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Insurance Litigation

Course Description

Join attorneys Matthew Conroy and Evan Schwartz as they guide you through some of the recent changes in insurance law caselaw and legislation.

Mr. Schwartz and Mr. Conroy discuss current trends in multiple third party insurance areas, including general liability insurance, D&O liability insurance, cyber liability insurance, and EPLI insurance. They also update you on current trends in first party insurance recovery, including life, health, long-term disability and long-term care insurance.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand current trends in first party insurance coverage issues, including life, health, long-term disability, and long-term care insurance
  2. Recognize updates in third-party insurance coverage issues, including general liability insurance, directors and officers liability insurance, employer practices liability insurance, and cyber insurance
  3. Appreciate the impact of new legislation on the foregoing areas of insurance coverage
  4. Obtain practice tips to help address and place in context the recent changes in the law 

Credit Information

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Evan Schwartz

Schwartz Law

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 ess@schwartzlawpc.com

Matthew Conroy

Schwartz Law

Matthew Conroy is a seasoned trial lawyer and has successfully helped his clients prosecute and defend complex business, healthcare, insurance recovery and real property matters. He is a valued member of the firm’s practice groups in Business and Complex Litigation, Trial and Appellate Practice, and Insurance Litigation. Mr. Conroy is widely respected and nationally known in the field of complex healthcare litigation. 

Mr. Conroy received his bachelor’s degree from Holy Cross College and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts, where he has successfully represented clients in state and federal court.  

Mr. Conroy is an avid triathlete and runner, having competed in Ironman Lake Placid, the Boston Marathon and the New York Marathon.


Daniel O.

Great course, both discussion and written materials..

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Jory M.

Thanks, good presentation.

Harrison S.

As always with Lawline the presenters are experts in their field, convey the knowledge which they wish to impart succinctly and well and they are very understandable. Plaudits!


Excellent coverage and presentation

Victoria L. B.

Very knowledgeable coverage of complex material

Russell B.

Positively one of the BEST produced and BEST delivered courses by Lawline since I began using your Service in 2007.

Jonathan G.

Good info

Harold L.

Good presentation.

Patricia L.

Great presentation very thorough & informative

Glen B.

Nicely done!

Abigail S.

Entertaining side stories. Enjoyed this one.

Alicia P.

This format - using two presenters who engage each other conversationally - is probably the most engaging one I've seen on one of these videos.

Lisa W.

Evan Schwartz and Matthew Conroy were a fantastic duo. So looking forward to the 3:00 CLE.

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