Cozen O’Connor: Eggleston, Tracy L.

Tracy L. Eggleston

Member

Charlotte

(704) 348-3409

(704) 334-3351

Tracy Eggleston concentrates her practice on complex insurance matters and commercial litigation.

Tracy has extensive experience in various insurance coverage matters, including first-party property, comprehensive general liability, maritime, bad faith, and life, health, disability and ERISA claims. In addition, she has substantial experience defending construction defect claims and product liability matters, as well as litigating the coverage issues arising from those claims. She has successfully represented various carriers both at the trial court level and on appeal.

Tracy earned her Bachelor of Arts from Furman University in 1979, where she graduated with high honors. She earned her law degree from the University of South Carolina in 1982. 

Experience

Publications

Reservation of Rights Requirements Adopted by South Carolina Supreme Court

January 18, 2017

Tracy L. Eggleston and Patrick M. Aul discuss the South Carolina Supreme Court’s recent decision that adopts strict requirements for effective reservation of rights letters.

Finding Bad Faith in Kentucky Requires Evidence of Outrageous Conduct By Insurer [Global Insurance Alert]

February 13, 2013

In its recent decision in Powell v. Cherokee Insurance Company, Case No.: 5:09-CV-00205, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky reaffirmed that in a third-party bad faith lawsuit alleging failure to timely settle a personal injury claim, the third-party claimant must produce evidence of conduct by the insurer that is outrageous, because of the defendant’s evil motive or his reckless indifference to [her] rights in order to establish a bad faith claim under the Kentucky Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act (UCSPA).

Tips for Expert Witnesses [Structure Magazine]

April 01, 2009

Tips for Expert Witnesses - Structure Magazine -

Tips for Expert Witnesses [STRUCTURE Magazine]

April 01, 2009

Tips for Expert Witnesses - STRUCTURE Magazine -

Insurance Coverage Observer [Winter 2008]

February 26, 2008

In this issue, we consider a number of emerging issues and also identify key developments in coverage in 2007. We summarize new court decisions dealing with toxic torts, environmental coverage, insolvency and regulatory issues, and construction defect. We feature a key construction defect coverage case in Illinois with important implications. We address global warming in the context of directors with officers liability coverage. Finally, we discuss the emerging areas of fax blast and food contamination, and the impact of the reauthorization of TRIA.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2017 Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium

December 07, 2017 - New York, NY

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Univ. of South Carolina–Columbia, J.D., 1982
  • Furman University, B.A., 1979
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court -- South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of North Carolina
  • American Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association