Webinar: Coverage by Estoppel



Date & Time

Start Date: 03/20/2019
Start Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
End Time: 12:30 p.m. ET


Gary Gassman and William Knowles will present a webinar titled, Coverage by Estoppel. This webinar will focus on 11 different jurisdictions and how coverage by estoppel has been incorporated as a remedy in coverage disputes. Participants will learn the differences between waiver and estoppel and how estoppel is applied in various jurisdictions. The presenters will provide their insights to recent or expected developments in coverage by estoppel and explore ways to avoid coverage by estoppel. The presentation will benefit insurance claims professionals who adjust claims in any of the mentioned states and need to stay up-to-date on current issues.


(Jurisdictions covered: Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, California, Oregon, Washington, New York, Texas, Florida, and Tennessee)


During this webinar the presenters will review and discuss:

  • What is coverage by estoppel
  • Distinction between waiver and estoppel
  • Reservation of rights
  • Origins of the estoppel doctrine
  • How estoppel arises in different states throughout the U.S.
  • How to avoid estoppel in the seventh circuit
  • Application to professional liability/D&O



Gary L. Gassman

Co-Vice Chair, Global Insurance Department


(312) 474-7994

William F. Knowles

Of Counsel


(206) 224-1289

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