Business Interruption Coverage And Claims After Superstorm Sandy
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
Join FC&S Legal: The Insurance Coverage Law Information Center as its director, Steven A. Meyerowitz, moderates a live webinar presented by insurance coverage experts Finley T. Harckham, a senior litigation shareholder of Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C., and Philip C. Silverberg, a partner with Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass. Messrs. Harckham and Silverberg will discuss business interruption claims and insurance legal coverage issues in light of Superstorm Sandy, offering practical tools and corporate legal guidance on key insurance coverage issues for corporates.
Attendees will receive vital information on:
- Potential legal coverage issues arising from Superstorm Sandy
- Important coverages including:
- Business Interruption
- Property Damage
- Mechanical Breakdown and Boiler & Machinery
- Important coverage extensions including:
- Lost business due to government orders to close mass transit or to evacuate
- Business interruption losses due to power outages or from damage to suppliers' or customers' property
- Resolving contentious claims
- And much more!
- Finley T. Harckham
- Senior Litigation Shareholder
- Anderson Kill
Finley T. Harckham, a senior litigation shareholder with Anderson Kill who also serves on the firm's Executive Committee, regularly represents and advises corporate policyholders in insurance coverage matters. Mr. Harckham also founded two Anderson Kill subsidiaries, Anderson Kill Insurance Services, LLC, and Anderson Kill Loss Advisors, LLC, which provide insurance consulting and property and business interruption loss quantification and settlement services. He also has been recognized by Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in the field of insurance and reinsurance for natural disasters.
- Philip C. Silverberg
- Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
Philip C. Silverberg, a partner with Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass who also is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, has more than 20 years of experience in commercial, tort, corporate, insurance, and reinsurance litigation. His litigation practice has included arbitrations, trials, and appeals involving insurance coverage disputes, third-party defense, environmental claims, subrogation, reinsurance, broker liability, property and casualty losses, and fraud claims. Mr. Silverberg has served as national coordinating counsel on matters arising out of 9/11 and other catastrophes, including Hurricane Katrina.
- Steven Meyerowitz, Esq.
- Director of FC&S Legal: The Insurance Coverage Law Information Center
- Editor-in-Chief, The Insurance Coverage Law Report
- Founder and president, Meyerowitz Communications Inc.
A graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. Meyerowitz was an attorney for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, a prominent Wall Street law firm, for nearly five years. At Milbank, he represented sophisticated financial services institutions in a wide range of matters, including insurance law. After leaving Milbank, Mr. Meyerowitz founded Meyerowitz Communications, a law firm marketing communications consulting company whose clients include firms that specialize in representing insurance companies or policyholders.
Mr. Meyerowitz is editor-in-chief of nearly a dozen legal and business publications for national and international publishers and is managing editor of the Federal Bar Council Quarterly. He has written scores of articles on wide-ranging legal topics, including insurance law, for publications such as the ABA Journal, The New York Times, the New York Law Journal, and The Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine. Mr. Meyerowitz was also Executive Editor of the Journal of Insurance Coverage, published by Aspen Publishers, leading a Board of Editors consisting of leading insurance coverage lawyers from across the country.