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Resolving Coverage Disputes in Mediation


Created on November 22, 2021





A "coverage dispute" is a wide net that broadly captures an array of issues encountered in the context of first-party claims, third-party claims, and inter-insurer disputes – each of which, in turn, has various subsets, depending on the parties, policies, facts, and damages in question. 

This program will discuss why mediation is an advantageous forum for resolving coverage disputes, and what means and methods will offer the most favorable outcomes for your clients. Mr. Byrne will provide useful tips for understanding when mediation is a good option, navigating the underlying litigation, and preparing for the mediation process. 

This program will benefit coverage attorneys, general counsel, and other attorneys involved in coverage disputes.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Review the scenarios in which coverage issues may arise

  2. Identify the best methods to employ in working to resolve an insurance coverage dispute at mediation

  3. Discuss the impact and role of the underlying litigation

  4. Prepare your strategy and approach to the mediation

  5. Avoid last-minute surprises and overcome impasse

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