Description

The course explains the fundamentals of good-faith claim investigation by discussing wavier and estoppel; valued policy laws; bad-faith damages and claims; examinations under oath; the insurer’s duty to defend; defense under a reservation of rights; negotiation and arbitration of coverage issues; coverage denials; and declaratory judgment actions.

Course Outline:

  • Module 1 - Good-Faith Investigations: Waiver and Estoppel
  • Module 2 - State-Specific Valued Policy Laws
  • Module 3 - Bad-Faith Damages and Claims
  • Module 4 - Examinations Under Oath
  • Module 5 - Demanding and Conducting Examinations Under Oath
  • Module 6 - Potential Problems With an Examination Under Oath
  • Module 7 - Insurer’s Duty to Defend
  • Module 8 - Defense Under a Reservation of Rights
  • Module 9 - Duty to Defend and Requirement of Separate Legal Counsel
  • Module 10 - Negotiation and Arbitration of Coverage Issues
  • Module 11 - Coverage Denials
  • Module 12 - Declaratory Judgment Action

Credit info

Type Credits
Ethics Credits 0.00
General Credits 2.00