Business Liability Insurance Answer Book (2020 Edition)
Author(s): Betsy P. Collins, Burr & Forman LLP Practice Area: Corporate & Securities, Insurance Date: Sep 2019 i
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ISBN: 9781402433474 PLI Item #: 267554
Being held personally liable for a businessrelated decision is the nightmare of every company manager, officer and director. As a result of the recent economic downturn, the number of cases being brought against businesses and the people who run them has surged. Business Liability Insurance Answer Book provides a concise roadmap to the kinds of issues being litigated, and the types of liability insurance available to protect against suit and cover losses in the event of a successful recovery.
Written in a clear and direct Q&A format, Business Liability Insurance Answer Book is a handy softcover volume that will be of interest to lawyers and other legal professionals, as well as the corporate managers, officers, directors and other employees whose liability this type of insurance protects against.
Betsy P. Collins is currently In-House General Counsel of Aaron Oil Company, Inc. and formerly a partner with Burr & Forman LLP where she practiced in the firm’s commercial litigation group. Over the course of her thirty-two-year career, Ms. Collins’ practice has included class action litigation, complex commercial and business litigation as well as securities litigation with an emphasis on responsibilities of direc-tors and officers including related insurance coverage issues. Ms. Collins has represented companies, officers and directors in shareholder liti-gation and derivative litigation matters arising from financial report-ing irregularities, stock option backdating, and M&A. In addition, Ms. Collins had a wide-ranging insurance litigation practice that has included cases involving securities products of life insurance com-panies and other insurance-related securities, unfair competition and non-compete agreements, as well as all manner of consumer class actions.