Nuts and Bolts of the Duty to Defend in Florida



Date & Time

Start Date: 02/16/2022
Start Time: 11:30 am
End Time: 12:30 pm ET


John David Dickenson and Alexandra Schultz will address the basics of the duty to defend in Florida, preparation of reservation of rights letters, and disclaimers of coverage. The presenters will also address certain complexities that arise when considering the duty to defend, and how to handle situations when the determination of the duty to defend is not so straightforward. The purpose of the webinar is to educate claims professionals on specific issues that may arise in Florida when making coverage decisions.

Topics will include :

·    Policy Language

·    The Rule and Exceptions

·    Reservation of Rights and Disclaimers

·    Breaching the Duty to Defend

·    Rejection of the Defense

·    AI Issues, Excess Carriers, and Pre-tender Defense Costs

CE is approved in FL and NC.

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

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John David Dickenson

Regional Manager, Global Insurance Department – East

(561) 515-5260

Alexandra J. Schultz


(561) 515-5205

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