Robert L. Siems is principal in the Law Offices of Robert L. Siems, P.A. His practice is primarily first and third party coverage litigation, extra contractual insurance claims, insurance bad faith, insurance defense, complex litigation, and ADR. He is certified as a chartered property casualty underwriter. Mr. Siems previously has spoken for various professional groups on his areas of practice. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Inc., American Bar Association, Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc. and the Defense Research Institute. Mr. Siems earned his B.A. degree from the University of Miami, his J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore and his M.B.A. degree from Loyola College.
First & Third Party Insurance Bad Faith Claims
Re-Broadcast on July 10, 2017
Insurance Bad Faith requires proving that the insurer acted wrongfully. Handling this kind of case requires practical knowledge of insurance coverage, claims adjusting, and bad faith law. This CLE is designed to help lawyers understand the principles and strategies to best prosecute or defend an insurance bad faith case.
This course is co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.
Key topics to be discussed:
- Third party bad faith
- First Party Bad Faith
- Development of Plaintiff’s case
- Development of defenses for Insurer
Date / Time: July 10, 2017
- 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
- 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
- 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific
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Section I. Elements and Development of Third Party Cases and Defenses
Section II. Elements and Development of First Party Cases and Defenses
Section III. Trial tactics and Damages