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Coverage for Innocent Co-Insureds? You Be the Judge (1 General Credit) - Indy Store

Coverage for Innocent Co-Insureds? You Be the Judge (1 General Credit)

Date: 05/21/2019

Credit Hour(s)
General Credit - 1 Credit
Ethics Credit - 0 Credit
CME Credit - 0 Credit
NLS Credit - 0 Credit

Continuing Legal Education

In May 2018, the Indiana Supreme Court agreed to accept a certified question from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana about the effect of using the phrase “any insured” versus “the insured” in exclusions in a liability policy in light of conflicting Indiana court decisions. Weeks before oral argument, the case settled. Thus, the question of whether an innocent co-insured is covered under an insurance policy if another insured’s conduct falls within an excluded activity remains unanswered.

This presentation combines a timely question of Indiana insurance law with examples and commentary of excellent appellate argument on a certified question by experienced appellate counsel before moot judges with decades of practice. Experienced insurance coverage attorneys advocate their positions to a panel of judges, which includes former Chief Justice of Indiana Brent Dickson and Judge Heather Welch of the Marion Superior Court. The oral argument is followed by a 25-minute panel on the substantive issue, appellate practice and a Q&A session, where attendees hear practical tips from a group of experienced appellate advocates.

Justice Brent Dickson, Indiana Supreme Court Retired; Hon. Heather A. Welch, Marion Superior Court; Jeffrey Claflin, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP; Libby Y. Goodknight, Krieg DeVault LLP; Robert O’Dell, O’Dell & Associates PC; Stephen Peters, Kroger Gardis & Regas LLP

NOTE: Once you review the program in its entirety, the IndyBar will report all credits earned within 10 days of completion directly to the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education. Posting by the Indiana CLE Commission of the credit to your CLE transcript may take up to 30 days.


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