Mar 12, 2019
Anne Ray, a senior claims examiner at Markel, shares insights on attorney fee-shifting in coverage litigation. Anne explains some of the unique challenges in analyzing and responding to fee petitions in coverage litigation. She talks about how contingency fee arrangements complicate the evaluation of a fee petition. Anne also identifies five common missteps committed by insureds’ attorneys when submitting a fee-shifting claim. She concludes by discussing some of the underutilized tools for responding to a fee-shifting claim.