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A coverage dispute is a wide net that broadly captures an array of issues encountered in the context of first-party claims, third-party claims, and inter-insurer disputes - each of which, in turn, has various subsets, depending on the parties, policies, facts and damages in question.  This program will discuss and identify the different types of claims involved in coverage disputes and the strategies and approaches to resolving these types of disputes.

Please join our presenter, a specialist in the field of mediating coverage disputes, for an in-depth discussion on the unique issues attendant to confronting and addressing coverage disputes with particular attention paid to the practical benefits of resolving these disputes via mediation.  Register now for this free Briefing and in just one hour the following topics will be discussed:

  • The scenarios in which coverage issues may arise (6 minutes)
  • First party, third party, inter-insurer and underwriting claims (6 minutes)
  • Why Is mediation an advantageous means of resolving insurance coverage disputes? (6 minutes)
  • When is the best time to mediate? (5 minutes)
  • The impact/role of underlying litigation (6 minutes)
  • Defense only mediations (5 minutes)
  • Strategy and approach (6 minutes)
  • Acknowledging weaknesses (5 minutes)
  • Avoiding last minute surprises (5 minutes)
  • Overcoming impasse (5 minutes)
  • Documenting terms of settlement (5 minutes)



Program Level:  Overview

Prerequisites:   An interest in mediation and the resolution of insurance coverage disputes

Advanced Preparation: None



Richard P. Byrne, Esq.

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)


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