Neil Selman Presenting at the American Conference Institute's 31st National Forum on Bad Faith Claims & Litigation

July 27, 2015

Neil Selman and Linda Wendell Hsu will be presenting at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) 31st National Forum on Bad Faith Claims & Litigation on July 27-28, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois.  Neil will be presenting on "Understanding the Scope and Limits of Duty to Defend, Duty to Settle, and Initiating Settlement Negotiations."  This topic includes a discussion of the Duty to Defend in light of Post v. St. Paul Travelers (3rd Circuit), the Duty to Settle Claims in light of Du v. Allstate Insurance Company (9th Circuit), liability for failure to settle within policy limits, and how some courts are expanding the carrier’s obligation to now include an obligation to initiate settlement negotiations.

The 31st installment of ACI’s renowned Bad Faith Claims and Litigation forum converges for the first time in Chicago with in-depth topics researched from the leaders in the industry and expert insights from seasoned in-house professionals, top law firms and experienced jurists from across the nation.  The Conference will provide attendees with the latest insights and expert advice from our exceptional faculty on new litigation trends, emerging theories of liability, and the most effective defense and settlement strategies.

Neil Selman is chairman of Selman Breitman's Insurance Department, rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been included in the prestigious list of Chambers USA 2014 and 2015 honorees.  He specializes in representing insurers in coverage and related matters, including first and third party property-casualty issues, bodily injury, property damage, advertising and personal injury coverages, construction and environmental matters, sports and entertainment coverages, professional liability, as well as extracontractual issues.  Learn more about Neil and Selman Breitman's Insurance Practice here.