This event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/deposition-strategies-in-coverage-and-bad-faith-litigation/
About David C. Berwin
David Berwin is a Member in the Civil Litigation Department of Evans & Dixon, LLC. Mr. Berwin has handled a multitude of complex litigation at the trial and appellate Level, in the state and federal courts of Missouri and Illinois. He has lead and co-chaired multiple trials to verdict throughout his 11 years of practice. He currently represents BMA Management, Ltd. now known as Gardant Management, the largest provider of Supportive Living Facilities in the state of Illinois.
He specializes in the areas of insurance defense, construction law, trucking law, employment law, products liability, premises liability and other complex litigation in Missouri and Illinois. He is known as an aggressive lawyer who thinks “outside of the box” by focusing on the early evaluation of claims which empowers his clients to assess risk and determine a strategic course of action at the early stages of litigation. He works to maximize the efficiency of his client’s time and resources to navigate an inefficient legal process.
Mr. Berwin is an active member, in good-standing, of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois Bar, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
He is a current member of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the Clayton Chamber of Commerce.
About Evans & Dixon, L.L.C.
Evans & Dixon is a full-service, regional law firm with seven offices located across the Midwest. We deliver comprehensive legal counsel in the key areas that affect today’s businesses: corporate, environmental, healthcare, intellectual property, and labor and employment law. Our litigation and dispute resolution team has a strong record of success representing clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts, and in arbitration and administrative proceedings. And our renowned workers compensation group — where we first made our name as a legal provider of choice — continues to provide top-quality, cost-effective counsel to employers and insurers.
Our clients are as diverse as our firm and come to us from virtually every sector of the Midwestern and national economies. In Missouri alone, we represent 80% of the top Fortune 500 companies in the state. While the breadth of our client base is a recognized strength, we have also developed industry-specific teams in construction, real estate, healthcare, insurance and manufacturing, enabling us to provide focused solutions that anticipate and address the unique challenges and goals of clients in these areas.
Claim handler’s depositions play a significant role in insurance coverage disputes. However, these types of disputes often include several underlying factors that the use of credible witnesses and experts, and the preparation of depositions become prone to risks and damages.
With the risks and challenges lining up on coverage and bad faith litigation, it is imperative to plan a deposition strategy that includes a comprehensive knowledge of the policy and fundamental matters and can manage bad faith and insurance fraud competently.
In this LIVE Webcast, civil litigation lawyers Michelle Burton (Shoecraft Burton, LLP) and David C. Berwin (Evans & Dixon, L.L.C.) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of coverage and bad faith litigation. Speakers will also present important issues concerning this significant topic and will provide practical deposition strategies to help policyholders and insurers deal with this rapidly evolving field of law.
• Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation – An Overview
• Liability Coverage Disputes
• Representative Testimony in Coverage & Bad Faith Claims
• Notable Rules and Cases
• Risks and Damages
• Practical Deposition Strategies
About The Knowledge Group
Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.
The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.