A Look at Batch Claims in the Medical and D&O Space

From the 2014 PLUS Conference session “Multi-Claimant ‘Batch’ Litigation: A Spike in Frequency?,” moderator John O’Byrne, Esq. (O’Byrne Law Firm, LLC) and panelists Joshua Stein (IronHealth), Kathleen Lyons(Swiss Re) and David M. Gische, Esq. (Troutman Sanders LLP) discuss commonly seen batch clauses, what defines whether a batch exists or not, the inherent subjectivity of batch claims, and batch similarities in the Medical PL and Directors & Officers markets.

There will be much more discussion of batch claims at the 2015 Medical PL Symposium, April 28-29 in Atlanta, including a panel titled “Batch Claims – What ARE the ‘Three P’s’?” Don’t miss it – register today!

PLUS members can view this entire Conference sessionĀ in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Dudenhoeffer Action

From the 2014 PLUS Conference session “ERISA at 40: Fiduciary Liability Forecast,” moderator Kimberly Melvin, Esq. (Wiley Rein LLP) and panelists Tricia Melly (XL Insurance), Miles Afsharnik (Wells Fargo Insurance) and Charles C. Jackson (Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP) discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s action in Fifth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer.

For much more on emerging professional liability exposures join PLUS in Atlanta April 28 & 29 for the 2015 Professional Risk Symposium. Registration is now open.

PLUS members can view this entire Conference sessionĀ in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

Financial Services Intermediaries Professional Liability Exposures

In this short clip from the 2014 PLUS Conference session “PLI Exposures for Financial Services Intermediaries,” Richard Weber of The Ethical Edge discusses the SEC’s attempts to harmonize the differing standards to which registered representatives and investment advisors are held.

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