The symposium identified the Restatement’s differences from applicable law in targeted jurisdictions. It also reviewed important cases in the targeted states where the Restatement has been cited, as well as conflicts between existing state law and the Restatement’s provisions, including rules regarding:
There was also a short discussion of legislative issues by outside counsel and members of trades’ respective staffs. Three of the targeted jurisdictions in this regional event -- Ohio, Michigan, and Kentucky -- have seen legislative responses to the Restatement.
APCIA and NAMIC provided attendees with a comprehensive overview of the Restatement, specifically noting areas of concern for liability insurers.
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