Thomas Segalla Esq., Partner, Goldberg Segalla to Speak at Knowledge Group’s Recent Event
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas Segalla Esq., Partner, Goldberg Segalla will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: "Recent Trends in Bad Faith Insurance Litigation: Preparing for and Defending Against Claims" Live Webcast.
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/trends-in-bad-faith-insurance-litigation/
About Thomas Segalla Esq.
Thomas Segalla is a nationally recognized authority on bad faith, reinsurance, and insurance, an ARIAS-U.S. Certified Arbitrator and mediator, and a founding partner of the firm. He has been retained as counsel and as a consultant by numerous major insurance carriers and policyholders in more than 40 jurisdictions nationally and internationally, and has served as an expert witness in more than 100 bad faith, coverage, and extracontractual cases across the country. His practice focuses on the defense, and insurance coverage, and claims-handling process of matters involving bad faith; construction site personal injury accidents (Labor Law §§ 200, 240(1) and 241(6)); toxic tort and environmental issues; and extracontractual, product liability, professional liability and railroad litigation. He also has experience representing and advising life science, pharmaceutical, and medical device industry clients. In 2016, Tom was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award for Private Practice by the State University of New York at Buffalo Law Alumni Association in recognition of his contributions to the legal profession and the community in which he serves.
Tom is the co-author of the renowned insurance law treatise Couch on Insurance 3d and editor ofthe Reinsurance Professional’s Deskbook published by Thomson Reuters and DRI, and he has published and lectured extensively for many professional organizations and provided in-house training for clients. As a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), he currently serves on the organization’s Publications Board and Barrister Task Force and has previously served as Chair of DRI’s Insurance Law Committee, Chair of its Law Institute, and a member of its Board of Directors. In addition, as a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, he is integrally involved in the relationship between the insurance industry and defense counsel. Tom is the immediate past president of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel, an organization which brings together the top insurance lawyers representing insurers and policyholders in the U.S. and Canada to focus on the creative, ethical, and efficient adjudication of disputes between policyholders and insurers over insurance coverage as well as extracontractual damages. Recently, Best Lawyers in America named him Buffalo Insurance Law "Lawyer of the Year" and the Defense Association of New York (DANY) presented Tom with its 2014 James S. Conway Award for Outstanding Service to the Defense Community.
About Goldberg Segalla
Goldberg Segalla is a law firm nearly 300 lawyers strong, with 19 offices spanning nine states (New York, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut) and in Europe (in London, where it operates as Goldberg Segalla Global LLP). It counsels and protects the interests of regional, national, and international clients, including a number of Fortune 100 companies, in a wide range of industries. Goldberg Segalla handles all forms of dispute resolution and provides proactive legal and regulatory counsel that helps clients minimize and manage risk in a broad array of areas.
Founded in 2001, the firm is proud to be ranked among the top 200 on the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500 list of the largest law firms in the United States. Goldberg Segalla has been recognized by its clients and peers - as well as by the National Law Journal, Law360, Reactions, LexisNexis, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, and others - for reliability, innovation, commitment to diversity, and prominence in key practices and industries. The firm’s collaborative culture and team-first philosophy have earned it continual placement in national, regional and statewide rankings of the best places to work.
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
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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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