Date: Jan 9, 2015
We are pleased to share the following two articles of note.
Legal Factors Impacting Insurance Claims, by attorneys Bradley Jones and Anthony Alt, published in Claims magazine (December 2014).
This article underscores the importance of considering a claim’s entire potential lifespan when handling and defending a claim. It explains the ways in which the possibility of an appeal should influence an insurer’s decisions at each step of a claim.
Liability of Insurance Agents and Brokers to Third-Party Non-Clients, by attorneys Bradley Jones and Anthony Alt, published in the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Professional Liability Newsletter (June 2014) and subsequently published in Defense Counsel Journal (Vol. 81, No. 4, Oct. 2014).
This article explores the increasing scope of liability that agents and brokers face, not merely from clients, but also from non-clients. The article presents recent case law developments from across the country, and provides practice tips for counsel defending agents and brokers against such claims.
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