Offers of Judgment: Benefits, Pitfalls, Responses, and Impact on Insurance Coverage

Location

Webinar


Date & Time

Start Date: 12/02/2020
Start Time: 11:30 am ET
End Time: 12:30 pm ET

 

Dina Richman and David Shimkin will present a Cozen O'Connor webinar titled, "Offers of Judgment:  Benefits, Pitfalls, Responses, and Impact on Insurance Coverage" on Wednesday, December 2. This webinar will discuss how offers to compromise under Code of Civil Procedure § 998 can have important effects on a case as well as what § 998 offers are, whether and under what circumstances these offers of judgment qualify as policy limit demands, and how these devices can affect insurance coverage.

 

The presenters will discuss:

What are valid C.C.P. § 998 Offers to Compromise?

  • Why parties, defendants, and reason plaintiffs serve 998s

  • When an offer can be made

  • C.C.P. § 998 offer served with complaint

  • What a C.C.P. § 998 offer must be

  • Offers involving multiple parties

  • Offers to several plaintiffs jointly ineffective

  • Wrongful death actions

  • 998s from multiple parties

Offers of Judgment as Policy Limits Demand

  • Effect of failure to settle within policy limits

  • Are offers of judgment policy limits demands?

  • Evaluating offers of judgment from a coverage perspective

 

CE credit is approved in TX, FL, GA, NC, DE, and OK.

CLE is approved in PA, NY, TX, IL, NV, and CA.




Attorneys

Dina R. Richman

Member

drichman@cozen.com

(213) 892-7947

David A. Shimkin

Member

dshimkin@cozen.com

(213) 892-7988

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