What To Do and How to Prepare When Your Company Gets Sued
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What To Do and How to Prepare When Your Company Gets Sued

This course covers how to deal with a lawsuit against your business, including insurance.
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Explore the concept of risk management.
  • Explore the methods of dealing with an insurance company after a claim or suit is made against the business.
  • Identify each coverage available to your business to protect against tort actions.
  • Identify how to deal with a simple claim where suit is filed against the business.
  • Discover how insurers negotiate with tortfeasors.
  • Discover how to manage your attorneys.
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Requirements
  • Experience presenting claims on behalf of the company to an insurer; and any officer of a business required to deal with and manage legal services.
Description

Almost every business will, at some time in its existence, be sued. The suits may be false and fraudulent, a suit where there is a possibility you will be found liable to the plaintiff or a suit where you owe no liability to anyone.  Every insurer will face a suit for breach of contract or for causing damage to another person or entity as a result of negligent or intentional conduct. Every business, therefore, needs a proactive effort at risk management to avoid or limit litigation against it.

As contingent or unknown losses cannot be predicted by an individual business, it must manage the risk of loss by contingent events that will bring about suits seeking tort damages.

This course explains that risk management is the process of identification, analysis and either acceptance or mitigation of uncertainty in business.  Essentially, risk management occurs anytime a business analyzes and attempts to quantify the potential for losses in business. The curse also explains how to deal with a lawsuit that is filed naming the business as a defendant, including how to obtain insurance before the suit and how to deal with your insurer after a suit is filed.

We also discuss how to retain and control the work of defense counsel if the business is sued for a tort or breach of contract but not insured and explain reasons why to settle or not settle a lawsuit.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in business law or related fields.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
03:36:59
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Introduction
11 Lectures 03:36:55

What is Insurance
08:34

The Need for Insurance
07:00

The Common Auto Accident
12:13

The Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
10:17

The Importance the Tort of Bad Faith to Every Business
13:27

Refuse to Settle a Tort Suit
05:35

Why Incur Millions for Defense
13:49

How to Manage Independent Council
10:09

What to do when there is No Insurance Coverage
15:54

What To Do When Your Company Gets Sued - And How to Prepare Continuous Play
01:48:26
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Supporting Materials
2 Lectures 00:04
Slides: What To Do When You Get Sued
00:02

What To Do When You Get Sued Glossary/Index
00:02
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Review and Test
0 Lectures 00:00

Review Questions: What To Do When Your Company Gets Sued - And How to Prepare

Review Questions
6 questions

Final Exam: What To Do When Your Company Gets Sued - And How to Prepare

Final Exam
10 questions
About the Instructor
Illumeo Learning
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Illumeo, incorporated in 2009, is revolutionizing the hide-bound world of corporate learning. Illumeo works with corporate professionals and organizations of all sizes to build the skills and capabilities that help everyone be an expert at their job.

Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Illumeo serves thousands of corporations and corporate professionals across Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. The platform offers assessments, industry-benchmarked competency analyses, hundreds of expert-developed courses, collaborative tools, and the ability for companies to self-publish internal courses that promote institutional knowledge retention and dissemination.

Illumeo is the place for expertise management and we are dedicated to the proposition that everyone can be an expert at their job.

Barry Zalma (Illumeo)
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Barry Zalma, Esq., CFE, has practiced law in California for more than 42 years as an insurance coverage and claims handling lawyer. He now limits his practice to service as an insurance consultant and expert witness specializing in insurance coverage, insurance claims handling, insurance bad faith and insurance fraud almost equally for insurers and policyholders. He also serves as an arbitrator or mediator for insurance related dispute

He founded Zalma Insurance Consultants in 2001 and serves as its only consultant. 

Experience

Consultant/Expert Witness : Zalma Insurance Consultants - [2009-07 to Current]
Consult with policy holders and insurers about claims handling and bad faith issues.

Attorney : Barry Zalma, Inc. - [1979-10 to Current]
Represent clients involved in litigation dealing with insurance, insurance coverage and insurance claims handling and insurance bad faith.

Senior Claims Representative : Fireman's Fund American Insurance Compan - [1967-09 to 1972-02]
Investigate and adjust claims presented to the Fireman's Fund insurance company by its insureds or by claimants seeking damages from the persons insured.

Special Agent, Intelligence : US Army Intelligence School - [1964-01 to 1964-12]
Became a US Army Intelligence Special Agent and Special Agent, US Army Intelligence Corps, Peoria, Illinois, residence office. 

Education

JD, Law : The University of West Los Angeles - [1967 to 1971]

AB, Philosophy : Claremont Men's College (Now Claremont McKenna College) - [1960 to 1963]