2018 EC Defense Network Webinar Series
Consequences of a Wrongful Refusal to Defend
David C. Linder and Kevin McCarthy, Larson * King
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
12Noon Central Time
Linder and McCarthy will provide a survey of the differing laws across the country and grouping states into buckets based on their respective laws. Specific issues related to refusals to defend following the initial survey will also be discussed. CLE credit is pending.
Your Presenters:David Larson
has spent the majority of his career representing insurance and reinsurance companies, both domestic and foreign, in complex litigation and arbitration proceedings. David's work is focused on cases involving asbestos and environmental losses, finite reinsurance products, claims of accounting fraud, and the international aviation reinsurance market. He also has substantial experience assisting clients with reinsurance disputes arising from workers compensation risks, medical stop loss business, and the London market personal accident spirals. In addition, David has managed liability insurance coverage litigation across the US. In this regard, he has tried cases involving environmental and toxic exposure claims in numerous jurisdictions and has handled appeals before both federal and state courts.
David has chaired and spoken at a variety of conferences during the course of his practice. Most recently, he has been on the faculty at insurance and reinsurance seminars sponsored by ARIAS US, Mealey's, and the Minnesota Institute of Legal Education.
David graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota where he was a Harry S. Truman Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. David also received his law degree magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as a member of the Law Review and the Order of the Coif.
As an associate at Larson * King, Kevin McCarthy focuses his practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, insurance, and professional, products, and transportation liability matters.
Kevin graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, where he was the class salutatorian, finishing second in his class. He was active in Moot Court competitions and a member of the academic honor program, the Dean Charles H. King Scholars. Kevin also served as a judicial extern at the 16th Judicial Circuit Court in Macomb County, Michigan.
During his undergrad studies at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, Kevin played NCAA Division I varsity basketball and rowed for the varsity crew team. He was also an active member of the Student Athlete Council.
Outside of his practice, Kevin enjoys visiting his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, and spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.