This insurance coverage basics for in-house lawyers will cover:
R. Steven DeGeorge -Steve DeGeorge handles insurance, product liability, toxic tort, and environmental disputes, and he counsels clients in transactions presenting these issues.
Steve represents policyholders, exclusively, in courts across the country. He is cochair of the firm's Insurance Coverage Practice Group and co-author of "New Appleman North Carolina Insurance Litigation (2020 ed.)," the definitive treatise on North Carolina insurance litigation. He also counsels’ businesses relative to their coverage needs and negotiates with insurers for the most favorable coverage terms available.
Richard C. Worf - Rich Worf has represented clients in all phases of civil litigation and has extensive experience in mass tort and insurance coverage litigation.
Rich was part of the trial team representing the debtor in the In re Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy case in a proceeding to determine his client's aggregate responsibility for thousands of current and future mesothelioma claims. The trial resulted in a nationally recognized ruling accepting the debtor's liability estimate of $125 million and rejecting the estimate of asbestos claimants that exceeded $1 billion. Rich regularly represents clients seeking permanent resolutions of mass tort liabilities in bankruptcy, or defending putative mass tort class actions. Rich also advises businesses on mass tort issues when purchasing or investing in distressed assets or conducting corporate restructurings.
Rich co-chairs the firm's Insurance Coverage Practice Group. He represents policyholders, exclusively, in insurance coverage disputes and counsels clients with respect to their coverage needs.
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