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Behind every denial of defense, coverage, or settlement lies the potential for a bad faith claim. With the threat of excess judgments and punitive damages looming, claims professionals and attorneys need to work together to prevent claimants and plaintiffs from crying bad faith. Whether the claim falls under a first-party or third-party policy, this detailed legal guide will prepare you to avoid and counter bad faith allegations. Our experienced faculty will show you how to screen cases for bad faith potential, document your investigation, and develop tools to deny bad faith in court. Learn both offensive and defensive strategies to keep bad faith at bay. Order today!
including - Ethics: 1.20
This program may qualify for up to 7.0 hours of self-study general Colorado Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 1.2 ethics credit.
RICHARD CRANE graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law and has been practicing since 1981. As a former deputy district attorney, he was able to gain vast amounts of trial experience. Mr. Crane had previously worked for Farmers and State Farm so he is familiar with the inner workings of insurance companies and insurance law. Since 1985, Mr. Crane has been handling personal injury and insurance cases and currently serves on the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Insurance Bad Faith Committee.
GREGORY A. GOLD is an attorney with The Gold Law Firm LLC, where he practices in the areas of personal injury and insurance bad faith, premises liability, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and motorcycle accidents. Mr. Gold is a frequent lecturer at Colorado Bar Association functions, as well as seminars sponsored by National Business Institute. He earned his B.A. degree from John Carroll University and his J.D. degree from St. Louis University. Mr. Gold is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (co-chair, Automobile Litigation Committee).
MICHAEL J. ROSENBERG is of special counsel with The Gold Law Firm LLC, where he practices in the areas of insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and complex personal injury and business disputes. He is a member of Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association; president, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association; American Bar Association; Denver Bar Association; and the Board of Directors, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Rosenberg is admitted to practice in the Colorado Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He earned his B.A. degree from Washington and Lee University and his J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law.
HEATHER A. SALG was a shareholder with a prominent insurance defense firm for 17 years prior to becoming a shareholder at Patterson & Salg, P.C. in 2016. Ms. Salg primarily defends insurance companies and their insureds in federal and district courts throughout Colorado. She has tried more than 50 trials and arbitrations to verdict. Ms. Salg has served as a co-state chair for the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, and has been a board member of the Colorado Defense Lawyer’s Association. She is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), was named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2012, and has been named as a Super Lawyer annually since 2014. In 2016 she was recognized as a Top Lawyer by 5280 Magazine.