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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 difference 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: 93 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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This course was last revised on September 7, 2016.

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  • AK CLE 1.5
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • NY CLE 1.5
     
  • OR CLE 1.5
     
  • UT CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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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
  • Writes and speaks frequently on insurance coverage and other topics and recognized as a Rising Star in Litigation
  • J.D. degree, University of Illinois College; M.A. degree, Loyola University in Chicago; B.A. degree, University of Michigan
  • Can be contacted at 312-207-2778 or [email protected]
Thomas A. Marrinson

Thomas A. Marrinson

Reed Smith LLP

  • Partner with Reed Smith LLP
  • Practice includes coverage litigation, complex commercial litigation and insurance-related counseling
  • Litigation experience spans a broad array of insurance disputes, including those involving first-party property and business interruption, D&O, professional liability, asbestos and other mass tort claims, environmental clean-up, and lead paint exposure
  • Frequent speaker and has written numerous publications
  • J.D. degree, University of California; A.B. degree, Columbia University
  • Can be contacted at 312-207-3868 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 399140
Published 2016, 2019
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