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Michelle Burton, Managing Partner, Shoecraft Burton, LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís Event

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michelle Burton, Managing Partner, Shoecraft Burton, LLP will speak at the Knowledge Groupís webcast entitled: ďRecent Trends in Bad Faith Insurance Litigation: Preparing for and Defending Against Claims Live Webcast.Ē

New York, NY, March 21, 2019 --( This event is scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (ET).

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About Michelle Burton

Michelle Burton is the Managing Partner of Shoecraft Burton LLP, a boutique civil litigation firm specializing in complex insurance coverage, bad faith defense, insurance defense, and professional liability. Ms. Burton has obtained numerous jury trial defense verdicts for her clients against multi-million dollar claims throughout California. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Burton is a Certified Appellate Specialist and has authored and argued numerous appeals addressing insurance-related matters including Douglas v. Fidelity Insurance Company, the leading case on rescission in California. She was trial and appellate counsel on a case consolidated for oral argument with Lee v. California Capital Insurance Co., the recently-decided case which provides important guidance to appraisers and umpires for appraisals involving a disputed scope. She advocated many of the contentions adopted by the Court of Appeal in its published decision. Ms. Burton provides Fair Claims Training, Good Faith Claims Handling Training, Insurers Obligations to Resolve Claims and Appraisal Training for her clients. She has also been a panel speaker at the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Annual Seminar on “The Use of Social Media in Jury Selection” and “The Use of Technology During Trial.” She has presented at the Combined Claims Conference on the topic of property appraisals and has given webinars on policy rescission and misrepresentation. She is currently the Vice President of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, was recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in 2015 in Civil Litigation and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation which is open to one percent of lawyers for their commitment to the legal profession and their community. Ms. Burton was the Media Chair for the Informed Voters Project educating the public about judicial elections and is the President of Run Women Run a Political Action Committee dedicated to the advancement of women in politics. Ms. Burton is frequently asked by media to comment on political and legal issues.

About Shoecraft Burton, LLP

Shoecraft Burton, LLP is a multi-practice boutique civil litigation firm that provides proactive, cost-conscious and aggressive legal services tailored to its clients’ goals. The firm specializes in litigation, complex insurance coverage matters and appeals. Over the years, the firm has successfully defended and prosecuted hundreds of matters on behalf of insurance companies, policyholders, insurance brokers, corporate and individual clients, developers as well as, municipalities and public entities. The firm has particular expertise in defending insurance bad faith matters, fraudulent insurance claims, insurance application fraud, first party defense and third party defense, premises liability actions, errors and omissions claims against insurance brokers and architects and engineers. The firm routinely provides coverage advice on all lines of insurance for insurers, conducts examinations under oath and drafts, and reviews policy language proposed by insurers for potential future coverage issues. The firm also offers risk management services and litigation avoidance strategies to its insurance and corporate clients designed to mitigate litigation costs. Such services include review of claims manuals, underwriting guidelines, Title 10 certification, training seminars on claims handling and errors and omissions and review of corporate insurance programs.

Event Synopsis:

Over the years, the bad faith insurance landscape has changed drastically to a much more competitive environment and marketplace. The existing and impending developments in this area of law have left a call for insurers and other affected professionals to better prepare and defend themselves when litigating bad faith insurance cases.

Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with the latest information regarding bad faith insurance litigation. Speakers, among other things, will discuss how to prepare for and defend against these claims.

This Live Webcast will discuss the following:

Recent trends including bad faith claims against claims adjusters and third party administrators.
Claims being assessed by insurers against defense and coverage counsel.
Bad Faith Insurance Litigation: Legal Framework
Regulatory Violations
Underwriting Issues and Settlement Practices
Commonly Used Tactics in Litigation
Recent Case Law Updates

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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