Responding to ROR Letters: Retain Coverage for Your Client
In this on-demand CLE webinar, you will discover:
- 10 keys for responding to a reservation of rights letter and avoiding traps
- Critical issues of non-coverage, policy language, exclusion and scope
- How to maintain attorney-client privilege despite a cooperation clause
- Steps to control the determination of what constitutes conflict of interest
Your Rights, Options and Duties When Responding to a ROR Letter
- Strong defenses for covered/non-covered claims
- How to counteract an insurer's top reasons for claim rejection
- Reasonable vs. unreasonable requests - key differences
Critical Issues of Non-Coverage: Policy Language, Exclusion & Scope
- When should a policyholder insist on a confidentiality agreement?
- How to navigate the complex issues during the investigation process
- Essentials of allocating expenses among covered/non-covered claims
Reservation of Rights Letters: What You Need to Know
- Common insurance company traps and how to avoid them
- Key issues of Waiver/Estoppel and Duty to Defend
- Legal strategies for protecting a policyholder's rights
- Insurers' options and how to best protect your client
About the Speaker
David A. Shaneyfelt, a principal at the Alvarez Firm, has nearly thirty years' experience in litigating complex civil matters in state and Federal courts across the country.
- A former shareholder with the New York-based law firm of Anderson Kill, Mr. Shaneyfelt has represented numerous private and public entities in insurance coverage disputes against insurance companies and joint powers agencies.
- His representative cases and matters include the recovery of insurance policy benefits (defense and indemnity) for wage and hour class actions, director and officer (D&O) liability, public entity liability, professional malpractice, reinsurance, and lifetime disability.
In this 90-minute, on-demand webinar, you will discover strategies for responding to Reservation of Rights letters to help your clients get the insurance coverage they need.
This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHRTM, aPHRiTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Learn more at hrci.org