Handling Business Interruption Insurance Claims and Other First-Party Insurance Claims Amid COVID-19 Webinar | The American Association For Justice

Handling Business Interruption Insurance Claims and Other First-Party Insurance Claims Amid COVID-19 Webinar

April 7, 2020
Program Information:

APRIL 7, 2020 | ONLINE | 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Co-Presented with AAJ's Bad Faith Insurance Litigation Group

About the Webinar:

Learn how to navigate first-party insurance claims related to the coronavirus pandemic, including business interruption coverage. Hear from leading lawyers on what to look for in the policy language and how courts will interpret “direct physical loss of or damage to property.” Also, find out about coverage for losses due to government-ordered business closures and exclusions for damages caused by microorganisms. 

Registration Fees:

$99 for AAJ Members

Contact AAJ Education: 800-622-1791 | 202-965-3500, ext. 8612 | education@justice.org

Invited Faculty:

Sarah McClain

Sara McClain is a Senior Associate with Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP. She focuses on insurance bad faith, coverage litigation, and business litigation. She also has considerable experience with personal injury, workers compensation, and professional liability. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McClain spent nearly a decade defending insurance companies against claims of breach of contract, bad faith, fraud, unfair business practices, and contribution, during which time she gained significant trial experience throughout California. She consistently achieved favorable results for her clients through settlement and at trial.

John Gomez

John Gomez is the founder and president of The Gomez Law Firm, founded in 2005. From humble beginnings, he attended three separate San Diego public high schools and Grossmont Junior College before graduating from the Nation’s top ranked law school, Yale University, in 1993. In between, John was named an Academic All American football player for the University of San Diego’s Toreros. He clerked for a federal judge, worked for the international law firm of Latham & Watkins and served the United States as an Assistant United States Attorney until becoming a trial lawyer for people in 2000.

Patrick Luff

Patrick Luff entered the legal practice after several years as a professor of law. During his time at the University of Oklahoma, Arizona State University, and Washington and Lee University, he taught courses on legislation and statutory interpretation, civil procedure, and administrative law. He also spent time as a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany. Mr. Luff is an attorney at The Ammons Law Firm.

Who should attend:

This webinar is open to AAJ members (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President’s Club, and Leaders Forum).

Program Location:

This webinar streams online through GoToWebinar software.

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern Time
Check-in: 1:55 pm Eastern Time

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Confirmation of your registration will be sent via email within one day of registration. Access instructions, course materials, and CLE information for this webinar will be sent to you via email one day before the program.

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MCLE/NCA Requirements:

This webinar is currently in the process of being credited for 1.3 hours of CLE credit.

Please Note: Contact your state CLE administrator to determine whether it accepts webinars for mandatory CLE credit. Earn approximately 1.5* CLE credits to be applied to your participation in AAJ’s professional recognition programs. AAJ Education programs are routinely accredited by states requiring continuing legal education. CLE questions may be addressed by reading our FAQ or by calling the CLE Assistant at 800-622-1791 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8612.

*Number of credits may vary depending on calculation method used by individual state accreditation agencies. AAJ is a State Bar of California MCLE-approved provider.

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Cancellation Policy:

No refunds or vouchers for cancellations. Your registration fee may be applied towards the purchase of the audio recording upon request, provided the request is made in advance of the webinar.

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