Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage: A Primer for Tennessee Attorneys - CD
What happens when a person is seriously injured in an automobile accident and the party responsible for the accident is uninsured or underinsured? As an attorney, if you represent the injured party, it is important that you follow the proper procedure to obtain recovery from the uninsured motorist carrier. If you represent the uninsured motorist carrier, you must know how to protect your client’s rights.
The process can be confusing and many questions arise: Is the accident covered by the language of the policy or does it fall under a policy exclusion? What are the damages valued at? Where do subrogation issues, rights of reimbursement, and liens come into play?
It's crucial for you to get up to speed on the answers to these questions and more as they relate to uninsured or underinsured motorist cases, so you can best serve your clients.
In just one hour, you'll gain new insights and guidance on:
- Legislative and case law update
- Exceptions to coverage
- 5 difficult scenarios of insurance coverage interpretation
- Clarifying the definition of “serious injury”
- Determining loss of capacity
- Applying the “made whole” doctrine
- Valuing soft tissue and emotional distress
- Managing the complexities of wrongful death cases
- Working with medical experts
- Handling subrogation, rights of reimbursement, and liens
Order now, and get up to date on uninsured and underinsured motorist cases in Tennessee.
About your presenter:
Attorney Michael E. Keeney, a partner in the Memphis law firm of Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson & Mitchell, PLLC, has a general litigation practice, with an emphasis on insurance defense, professional negligence defense, and commercial litigation. Mr. Keeney is also active in the community and serves on the Board of Directors for the Church Health Center and the Board of Trustees of Lambuth University.