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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 and develop tools to deny bad faith in court. Learn both offensive and defensive strategies to keep bad faith at bay. Order today!
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ERNEST H. JONES II is a partner in the law firm of Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC, in Lexington, where he practices in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, products liability defense, premises liability, insurance fraud and special investigations unit claims, insurance coverage analysis, extra-contractual liability (bad faith claims), catastrophic injury cases (brain damage and spinal cord injuries) and swimming pool cases. He has spoken on issues involving trial practice and strategy, discovery abuses, litigating insurance coverage disputes (declaratory judgment actions), and discovery and litigation strategies in claims against insurers alleging violations of Kentucky's Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act. He is a member of the American (ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Section [TIPS]) and Kentucky (Ethics Committee) bar associations, the Kentucky Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Jones earned his B.S. degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
ROBERT C. MITCHELL is a partner with Ulmer & Berne LLP. His practice focuses on product liability defense. Mr. Mitchell has extensive experience in the management of toxic tort litigation on a national basis for a Fortune 100 client and he also handles insurance coverage litigation on behalf of policyholders. He is admitted to the Ohio State and Illinois State bar associations; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, and Tenth circuits; and U.S. District Court in N.D. Illinois, N.D. Ohio, and S.D. Illinois. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association (Standing Committee on Insurance Law), the Defense Research Institute, the American Chemistry Council Tort Litigation Group, Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice and its Litigation Task Force. Mr. Mitchell received his B.A. degree from Denison University and his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.