Kevin Babb, Esq. is a sole practitioner located in Edwardsville, Illinois, and practices in the State and Federal Courts of Southern and Central Illinois. He concentrates his practice in the areas of tort defense, insurance coverage disputes, and commercial litigation. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Illinois. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and is a frequent speaker on issues relating to insurance coverage, and negligence and other tort liability. He also serves as the Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield, and has experience in legal issues relating to non-profit organizations.
Insurance Agent Negligence
CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)
Insurance agent negligence is a complex and significant area of professional liability litigation. Learn how to prepare your case when a policyholder claims that failure on the part of the agent or broker resulted in inadequate coverage and financial loss. In this webinar, Attorney Kevin Babb will show you how to apply duty of care and proximate cause to the most common scenarios of insurance professional liability. From evaluating the scope of the agent’s services to calculating damages, you’ll be prepared to tackle these cases with practical tools!
Key topics to be discussed:
• Establishing the Agent or Broker’s Duty of Care
• Is the Agent a Fiduciary – What is a “Special Relationship”?
• Common Scenarios Invoking Claims of Insurance Agent Negligence
• Types of Disputes Against Insurance Agents
• Proving Proximate Cause of the Insurance Failure
• Claims Against Agents Other Than Negligence
• Using Expert Witnesses to Support or Refute Claims Against Agents
• Defending the Claim Against Insurance Agent
• Calculating Damages in Insurance Agent Claims
• Top Ten Claims Against Insurance Agents and Emerging Issues
Date / Time: January 18, 2019
• 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
Choose a format:
• Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
• On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.
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