Insurance Law and COVID-19: Part 2

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Advising your clients about managing risk in an uncertain world!

(Original Live Webinar Date: June 29, 2020)

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Who should attend: Insurance counsel, both plaintiff and defenceat all levels of experience. This program will also be of interest to in-house counsel and civil litigators generally.

Learning level: All levels

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major disruptive effect on individuals and corporations alike. Individuals have been curtailing travel, shopping and social gathering. Many businesses have seen a sharp reduction, if not cessation, of commercial relations. Behind this social and economic turmoil lies insurance law. The essential question remains: will insurance coverage come into play? 

Will business interruption insurance cover losses caused by COVID-19? This 2-part program will review the most important issues and case developments flowing from COVID-19 and its impact on insurance law.

Part 2: Business Interruption Insurance: The Devil in the Details

Business interruption insurance claimsis physical damage required?

  • case law including the MDS decision and others
  • civil authority closure orderslitigation
  • common applicable exclusionscontaminants/pollutants/viruses

Where are we headed?

  • US legislative proposals for BI coverage to pay out
  • UK reference
  • Canadian outlook

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (this course does not contain professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chair
Richard B. Lindsay, QC Lindsay LLP, Vancouver

Terri Adams, Director, Specialist Adjusting Charles Taylor Adjusters, London, England
Christopher Davies, Executive General Adjuster Charles Taylor Adjusters, Toronto
Brad Ebel, President Matson Driscoll & Damico Ltd. Forensic Accountants, Toronto
Andrew N. Epstein Lindsay LLP, Vancouver

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Rebroadcasts $99   $75

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Raymond Lee

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