Engaged by plaintiff counsel to analyze issues of coverage and claims handling under a Union Liability policy. The dispute resulted from carrier denial of labor contract violations claims; policyholder eventually assigned its rights to the third party claimant which pursued its coverage rights under Professional Liability, Directors & Officer and Employment Practices Liability alleging claims handling Insurance Bad Faith. Davis Wire v. Ullico Casualty Group, et al; No. 16-2-24564-1 KNT, Superior Court for the State of Washington In and For The County of King. Attorney Eamon Kelly, Sperling & Slater, PC, (312) 676-5845.
Directors & Officers Liability Insurance Expert Witness Cases
June 16, 2017Don Hirsch
Engaged by policyholder counsel to analyze coverage grants and claim denial under a Directors & Officers Liability policy. Engagement required analysis of Professional Liability exposure from litigation resulting from a client’s telemarketing services subcontracted to a third party as well as potential late reporting under Claims Made coverage forms. Attorney Scott Mager, Mager Paruas, LLC (954) 763-2800. Desai, et al v. ADT Security Services, Inc. v. The Elephant Group, Inc., et al v. Direct Savings USA, LLC; Case No. 1:11-cv-1925, United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division.
July 4, 2016Don Hirsch
Engaged by CFO of oil and gas exploration company to analyze renewal issues for Directors & Officers and Employment Practices Liability insurance. Engagement focused on comparing coverage structure and scope of coverage grants found within policy forms of both Admitted and Surplus Lines carriers quoting renewal. Mike Herman, CFO, Newark E&P Operating, LLC, (817) 529-4510.
April 2, 2015burld
Engaged by senior bank officer to perform portfolio review of in force insurance policies. Consultation focused on analysis and recommendations regarding coverage structure for Directors & Officers Liability, Financial Institution Bond/Crime Insurance, and Cyber Liability. Brad Perry, CFO, People’s Bank – Paris, TX, (903) 783-3800.
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