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Ed Smallwood to Participate in Panel Discussion Examining the Rise in Large Verdicts at Perrin's Insurance Coverage & Allocation Issues Conference on May 8

On May 8, 2024, at 3:30 pm ET, Edward A. Smallwood will participate in the panel discussion, "The Rise of Large Verdicts" at Perrin's Insurance Coverage & Allocation Issues Conference at the Union League in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Smallwood's fellow panelists include Kimberly Acevedo, Claims Officer, Healthcare Claims, Ironshore Insurance; John Goldwater, Managing Director, Alan Gray LLC; and Elaine Whiteman Klinger, Kennedys.

The panel will examine and discuss the major allocation issues arising from increasingly larger verdicts, including:

  • How does it play out in a coverage dispute?
  • Alignment
  • Ethical considerations and the tripartite relationship
  • The insurer’s dilemma with trying to settle claims made by multiple claimants and insufficient limits to do so
  • What insurers should do when there is not enough insurance and factors that they should consider

Click here to register.