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Partner Matthew L. Jacobs will speak "On the Rise-Coverage Cases and the Claims Asserted" at the HB Litigation Conferences live audio seminar Chinese Drywall Litigation and Insurance Coverage on August 17. Mr. Jacobs will discuss the kinds of Chinese drywall cases being recently filed and where they are occurring. He will also discuss the types of first and third party exclusions and coverage disputes causing the most contention and the best way to deal with additional insured and the unavoidable issue of insolvencies. Mr. Jacobs will analyze recent cases and the impact of these case holdings on homeowner claims.
Mr. Jacobs is a member of the Firm’s Insurance Litigation and Counseling and Reinsurance Practices. He regularly advises corporations on the availability of insurance coverage for a wide variety of claims, including those related to directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, mortgage lending practices, mold and water damage, business interruption losses, product liability, mutual fund late-trading and market timing lawsuits and regulatory investigations and environmental matters. Mr. Jacobs has written extensively on issues of insurance coverage for D&O liabilities and related matters, has spoken at over 100 conferences, and has chaired over a dozen more, both domestically and internationally, in the past 25 years on various insurance coverage issues.
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