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Allocation and Reimbursement of Defense Costs: Insurer's Duty to Defend

Gain an understanding of how defense cost is allocated and reimbursed under various types of insurance policies.

This topic will provide an overview of insurance coverage for defense of third-party claims and suits, focusing on how defense cost coverage is allocated and defense costs reimbursed under different types of insurance policies, as among insurers, and as between insurers and insureds. Areas addressed will include critical components of the duty to defend, key principles of defense coverage provided under duty to defend, defense cost advancement, and defense cost reimbursement types of policies, the methodology used in allocating defense costs between and among different insurers, different types of coverages, and insureds, and circumstances in which insurers may claw back defense payments previously made to insureds. The topic will be beneficial to coverage counsel for insurers and insureds, defense counsel involved in representing insureds in defense coverage situations, and risk management and insurance professionals.

Runtime: 91 minutes
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Agenda

Overview -- Defense Coverage

  • The Duty to Defend
  • Defense Cost Advancement
  • Reimbursement/Indemnification of Defense Costs

Duty to Defend -- Key Principles

  • Determining Existence of Duty to Defend
  • Defending Under a Reservation of Rights

Allocation of Defense Costs

  • Among Multiple Primary Insurers
  • Among Claims Made and Occurrence Policies
  • Among Insurers and Insured

Insurer Claw Back or Reimbursement of Defense Costs From Insured

  • Under Duty to Defend Policies
  • Under Defense Cost Advancement Policies
  • Under Defense Cost Reimbursement/Indemnification Policies
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on May 20, 2019.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • OR CLE 1.5
     
  • Approved for 1.5 CLE credits in Oregon.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

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Faculty

Kevin B. Dreher

Kevin B. Dreher

Reed Smith LLP

  • Partner in the Insurance Recovery Group in Reed Smith LLP’s Chicago office
  • Practice focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis on representing policyholders in complex litigation and insurance disputes
  • Insurance coverage practice is nationwide and has involved litigation in jurisdictions throughout the United States
  • Significant experience representing and counseling Fortune 500 companies in a variety of complex commercial litigation and insurance matters
  • Handled disputes in negotiation and litigation with all major U.S. insurers, and London and Bermuda market insurers
  • Can be contacted at 312-207-2778 or [email protected]
Thomas A. Marrinson

Thomas A. Marrinson

Reed Smith LLP

  • Partner in the Chicago office of Reed Smith LLP
  • Practice focuses on commercial litigation and contracts, with a special emphasis on insurance coverage and other forms of contractual risk transfer
  • Regular speaker and presenter on topics involving insurance coverage and risk transfer, and is the author of numerous publications, including Professional Liability Insurance and co-author of Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Member of the Board of Legal Aid Chicago and a Governing Member of the Brookfield Zoo
  • J.D. degree, UCLA School of Law; A.B. degree, Columbia University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 406122
Published 2019
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