BERWYN, Pa. — Legal and insurance conference provider HB Litigation
Conferences is holding both a conference and teleconference to
educate attorneys and insurers on the liabilities and risks associated
with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, HB CEO Tom Hagy announced May 6.
three dozen lawsuits already filed over deaths, injuries, property
damage and environmental harm, attorneys and insurers are scrambling to
understand the myriad nuances of this serious and complex catastrophe,"
Hagy said, pointing to estimates that the spill will cost insurers and
reinsurers as much as $1.5 billion.
To register or for more
information, go to www.LitigationConferences.com, or call (484) 324-2755
On May 26, 2010, HB will hold a teleconference titled "Oil in the Gulf:
Litigation & Insurance Coverage." Speakers will provide the
facts surrounding the spill, a review of the claimants and theories of
liability, a survey of pending litigation, commentary on relevant
precedent, analysis of coverage claims and discussion of unique state
Featured on the teleconference will be Allan Kanner
of Kanner & Whiteley in New Orleans, Christopher Kende of Cozen
O'Connor in New York, Selena Linde of Dickstein Shapiro in Washington,
D.C., and others.
On June 24 to 25, 2010, HB will hold a two-day
conference, also called "Oil in the Gulf:
Litigation & Insurance Coverage," at the Ritz-Carlton
in Atlanta. HB is drawing on the expertise at leading law firms to
dive into the complex legal and insurance implications of this
catastrophic event, including Cozen O'Connor, Dickstein Shapiro, Jenner
& Block, Kanner & Whiteley, Chadbourne & Parke, Akin Gump
Strauss Hauer & Feld, Farella, Braun & Martel, and more.
at the conference will include: theories of liability, economic loss,
D&O liability, pending litigation, relevant precedent, insurance
coverage claims, unique state laws, personal injury lawsuits, property
damage litigation, environmental impairment, business interruption,
calculating damages, case management and consolidation, community
impact, government involvement, the key players (including international
claimants), reinsurance implications, excess insurance and policy
HB Litigation Conferences is a nationally certified
provider of continuing legal education conferences, webinars,
teleconferences and multi-media products in the areas of insurance,
environmental law, reinsurance, toxic torts, asbestos, construction,
products and financial litigation. Tom Hagy, HB's CEO, is former editor
and publisher at Mealey Publications and vice president at LexisNexis.
Sharon Boothe, HB's president, was Mealey's Conferences director since
its first program in 1992 through 2008.
for CLE information.