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Insurance know-how vital for plaintiff’s lawyer toolkit | Sandra Kovacs

Friday, April 06, 2018 @ 9:19 AM | By Sandra Kovacs

As among plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyers I am fortunate to have had a reasonably good education in insurance law, earned during my previous incarnation as an insurance defence and coverage lawyer.

Not every plaintiff’s lawyer has had this same experience, but to fully advocate for an injured plaintiff it is essential to have at least a basic understanding of how the insurance world works, first because the availability of insurance proceeds to satisfy any judgment or settlement is usually imperative, but also because there may be...