Me too! Coverage for Workplace Claims
John Farnan, Esq., Weston Hurd LLP
This presentation will address coverage for workplace harassment, discrimination and other employment related claims under Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI).
The Elon Musk Problem: Insurance Coverage for When Your Company Goes Viral
Anastasia Wade, Esq., Brouse McDowell
When Elon Musk tweeted that he was ready to take Tesla private, it caused stock prices to rise and fall and triggered an SEC investigation. In the age of social media, a single post can cause a ripple effect on a company’s profits and stock prices. When this occurs, companies are likely to look to all possibilities of recouping their losses. This presentation will look at the possible insurance coverage for losses and litigation resulting from a company going viral
Now What? Implications Following the Ohio Northern Univ. v. Charles Construction Services, Inc. Case
David Orlandini, Esq., Collins, Roche, Utley and Garne, LLC
This presentation will address the recent Ohio Supreme Court decision in Ohio Northern Univ. v. Charles Construction Services, Inc., 2018-Ohio4057, and its implications for insurance coverage under a standard CGL policy for construction defect related claims.
What is Bad Faith in Advanced Insurance Coverage Law? A Policyholder’s Perspective
Dimitrios Pousoulides, Esq., Pousoulides Law Offices
A historical perspective of bad faith law, an analysis of the development of bad faith law from Hart v. Republic Mutual Insurance Company to Zoppo v. Homestead Insurance Company, an examination of how courts have followed and departed from the Zoppo decision, and how those bad faith decisions impact first party insurance coverage law claims.
|Agenda: Advanced Issues in Insurance Coverage - Part 2 (0.10 MB)||1 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Handouts: Advanced Issues in Insurance Coverage - Part 2 (1.16 MB)||147 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Partner John Farnan practices primarily in the areas of insurance coverage, defense of directors’ and officers’ liability claims, personal injury, premises liability, professional liability, commercial litigation and appellate practice. John has a proven track record of trial success in a myriad of serious and complex cases, successfully defending law firms from malpractice claims and insurance companies in coverage disputes. Even so, he treats his clients’ resources like he would those of his own family business. Away from the office, John enjoys time with his wife and six children and coaching CYO girls’ basketball. In his 25+ year basketball coaching career, John has been the head coach of three girls’ CYO city championship teams.
Throughout Dave’s career he has represented clients in almost every state court in Ohio and arbitrated before the American Arbitration Association. Participating in more than 30 trials, countless arbitration hearings and mediations, the majority of Dave’s practice is as defense counsel for insurance companies, their insureds, manufacturers, trucking companies, railroads, utility companies, landlords, small business owners, general contractors and subcontractors in such trades as plumbing, HVAC, masonry, concrete, roofing, electrical, excavation, paving, framing, and geothermal. In fact, Dave’s peers have designated him a “Super Lawyer” since 2012 for his expertise in handling Construction, Real Estate and Environmental litigation throughout Ohio.
When Dave isn’t working, he spends time with his family and friends. To relax, Dave enjoys playing golf and tennis, going to movies, riding roller coasters, and watching baseball.
* Litigation experience in the areas of Insurance Law, Bad Faith Insurance Law, Personal Injury Law, Casualty Coverage Law and Fire Loss Litigation.
* Certified Specialist in Insurance Coverage Law, Ohio State Bar Association
* AV Peer Review Rated, LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell.
* Admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio Federal Court, and Federal Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit.
Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
As a partner at Brouse McDowell, Anastasia is focusing her practice in the areas of intellectual property litigation, insurance litigation, general business litigation, appellate practice including tax appeals, and trademark and copyright prosecution.
She has worked on disputes involving internet advertising, software authorship, trademark and trade dress infringement, song ownership, patent infringement, class action certification, constitutional challenges to state taxation, false advertising, and insurance recovery for large claims. In addition to litigation, she also manages trademark and copyright applications and prosecutions for the firm and has advised clients on insurance coverage matters.
Duke University School of Law, JD, 2007
Kent State University, BA, 2004, summa cum laude; University Honors
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