To fight and win a bad faith claim against an insurance company, you need to know how the companies operate and what their strategies are. This unique legal course will provide you with an overview of common bad faith practices, tips for handling bad faith tactics, and tools to protect your client to the best of your ability. Arm yourself with techniques from seasoned practitioners to help you pick the most promising cases and quickly settle the claim - register today!
Know what red flags to watch out for when determining if the case is worth taking.
Draw the line between lawful insurance company practices and bad faith tactics.
Overcome defense arguments and get the documents you're entitled to in discovery.
Learn how to use experts to prove your client's bad faith claim.
Get the edge in settlement talks by employing battle-tested negotiation strategies.
Explore emerging issues and get tips for applying recent case law to your arguments.
Insurance Regulations and Insurance Company Operations, Strategies and Trends
Spotting Red Flags From the Outset
Tactics Used by Insurance Companies and How to Combat Them
Digging Deep Into the Policy, Claims Files and More: What Insurance Companies Don't Want You to Find
John Faricy Jr. is the managing partner of the Faricy Law Firm, P.A., in Minneapolis. Mr. Faricy is a complex insurance recovery and business litigator who seeks justice for his clients. He and his firm have extensive experience in large cases, including the recovery of billions of dollars of insurance assets in the asbestos arena. A New York federal district court judge appointed Mr. Faricy a subclass representative in the epic Johns-Manville class action. In that case, he obtained the $10 million "war chest" that was parlayed into a multi-billion dollar insurance recovery. Mr. Faricy represents individual and corporate policyholders in obtaining disputed insurance coverage. He is listed in the Marquis editions of Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. He earned his B.A. degree from Tulane University and his J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law.
Mick Levin is a sole proprietor and attended both undergrad and law school at Arizona State University. His practice has been dedicated to the representation of personal injury victims. Mr. Levin is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the National Crime Victims Bar Association, the State Bar of Arizona, the Arizona Association for Justice, and the Maricopa County Bar Association. Mr. Levin is a member of the Arizona Association for Justice’s CLE Board and presents an annual UM/UIM seminar for that organization.
John D. Malanga is an attorney in Fort Worth, Texas, where his main area of practice is insurance defense. He operates the Malanga Law Firm in Fort Worth. Mr. Malanga is board-certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has spoken for various professional groups on issues relating to insurance law. Mr. Malanga is a member of the Tarrant County and the American bar associations, and the State Bar of Texas. He earned his B.S.B.A. degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University; and his M.B.A and J.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.
Michal Meiler is a shareholder with Ver Ploeg & Marino, P.A. Ms. Meiler focuses her trial practice in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, representing both policyholders and injured parties. She is admitted to practice before The Florida Bar; the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern districts of Florida; and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Meiler is an active member of the American Association for Justice (serving on the MOC and as the NLD Diversity Liaison), the Florida Justice Association (serving as a member of the Board of Directors), the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, the Dade County Bar Association, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and the Spellman-Hoeveler Inns of Court. She has been named as a Florida Rising Star by SuperLawyers and one of the 2018 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers in South Florida by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Ms. Meiler received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from George Washington University and earned her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Martin J. Pujolar is a shareholder at Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S. His practice areas include construction defect, general liability, personal injury, product liability, insurance coverage, employment, UIM, and insurer bad faith/extra contractual liability litigation. Mr. Pujolar is a member of the King County, Pierce County, Washington State, and District of Columbia bar associations; State Bar of Nevada; and the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Puget Sound and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law.
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