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07 Sep 2018 Gain Policyholder Insights and CLE from Barnes & Thornburg

Recent and ongoing wildfires in California and hurricanes in Hawaii and the Gulf Coast obviously impact businesses with operations in those regions, but every business is potentially susceptible to losses arising out of natural disasters. In our latest Policyholder Insights webinar “How Secure Is Your Business From Natural Disasters?” the panel discussed these valuable lessons:   It’s important to have a plan and a team in place before a potentially insured loss occurs. Because of certain exclusions in property insurance policies, a policyholder often will need to show that damage was independently caused by something other than a flood, for example wind or fire. Several types of business interruption policies can cover some loss of business income.   To see the full webinar, check out…

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17 May 2018 Upcoming Webinar: Insurance Coverage for Opioid Litigation and Lessons for Other Types of Claims

  The number of lawsuits involving opioid pharmaceuticals continues to skyrocket. Hundreds of cases have been filed nationwide, many of which have been consolidated into multidistrict litigation, and the trend shows no signs of stopping soon. Related litigation over the scope of insurance coverage available for these lawsuits also continues to increase, and courts have begun to issue decisions addressing insurers’ coverage obligations. Other coverage disputes are just beginning to wind their way through the courts. This webinar will focus on insurance coverage for opioid litigation, including:   What types of policies might provide coverage for opioid claims The most commonly disputed or litigated coverage issues The current landscape of judicial decisions regarding coverage for opioid litigation What the future may hold for opioid coverage…

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