Program Details
On Demand

Bad Faith Claims and Chapter 93A Liability



Content Partner:  Boston Bar Association
Mobile Compatible
Learn More
Price: $110.00*
Member Price:  $90.00

Add To Cart

* Applicable Membership or Subscription discounts will be added in your shopping cart

Description:

This program discusses M.G.L. c. 176D liability from the perspective of the plaintiff's and defense bar as well as the perspective of the insurance industry.  The program also covers 93A liability against professionals and considerations specific to 176D claims against professional malpractice insurers.

M.G.L. c. 93A prohibits unfair and deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of trade or commerce.  It is very attractive to litigants in Massachusetts because of the availability of the recovery of attorney's fees and the potential for multiple damages in the event of a "willful or knowing" violation.  M.G.L. c. 176D, in conjunction with 93A, provides individuals with a cause of action against an insurer who engages in certain proscribed settlement practices which have a deleterious effect on that individual.  A violation of 176D is also expressly a violation of 93A, with the same damages available as are available in a 93A action. There are important nuances, on which the panelists instruct.

This program instructs attendees how to best communicate with insurers, how bad faith claims are perceived by insurance companies, and how to prosecute and defend effectively against bad faith claims. Special attention will be paid to circumstances when professionals are exposed to Chapter 93A liability as well as bad faith litigation against professional malpractice insurers.

COURSE TOPICS:

I. Bad faith litigation - general overview (plaintiff/defense perspective)

II. Bad faith litigation against professional malpractice insurers (specific considerations)

III. Chapter 93A claims against professionals

Panelists and their affiliations:

David W. White, Breakstone White Gluck

Jennifer L. Markowski, Peabody & Arnold LLP



Practice Areas: Insurance Law
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 05/09/2013
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 52 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand

Click here for information on subscription discounts and Group Viewing opportunities.

Purchase of this product provides online access for 180 days. If you are purchasing a live webcast, you will receive complimentary access to the on demand version for 180 days once it becomes available. Please note that the on demand and podcast versions may, or may not be accredited in your state.

If you intend to take a course for CLE credit, please make sure your state is listed in the "Accreditation" section to the upper right of the program description. Accreditation displayed is unique to the purchased program format (live conference, live webcast, on demand, podcast). Credit totals listed for live conferences are the maximum credits available. Credits issued will be based upon actual time in attendance.  Credit totals for other formats are for complete programs.  Partial credit is not available for any online or downloadable format. 

 

West LegalEdcenter will not provide accreditation for states not listed. 



This product is intended for individual use by the named purchaser. Group viewings for online programs may be arranged for five or more attorneys within the same organization prior to viewing by emailing sales@westlegaledcenter.com.







People who bought this program also bought:
There are no current recommendations
E-mail a colleague about this program.
Accreditation:
AK, AZ, CA, CEU, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, ME, MO, MS, MT, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OK, PA, UT, VI, VT, WA, WV
Alaska
Total Credits: 1.75
Specialty Credits: 
Status: Reciprocal Credit Available
Expiration: N/A
Training Type: Online

West LegalEdcenter provides accreditation as described here. You may be able to self apply for credits in states not listed.

Check your state requirements and get contact information.
Speakers:
David W. White - Breakstone White Gluck
Jennifer L. Markowski, Esq. - Peabody & Arnold LLP
This product is designed to provide information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.


Page Disclaimer
No page disclaimer found.
Home |  Search |  CLE Requirements |  Site Map
Content Partners |  Technical Requirements |  Help |  Contact Us
About Us |  Terms & Conditions |  Privacy Policy
RSS Feeds RSS Feeds
International Site: Canada

© 2014 Thomson Reuters
(eg-wlec-b01)