The Eleventh National Advanced Forum on

Bad Faith and Punitive Damages

Best Practices for Litigating your Case in the Post-Campbell World

Monday, April 11, 2005

About

The United States Supreme Court's decision in State Farm v. Campbell continues to have a significant impact on insurance bad faith and punitive damages. Do you have the most up-to-the-minute information on how the decision is being implemented and challenged by the lower courts?

The American Conference Institute's Eleventh National Advanced Forum on Litigating Bad Faith and Punitive Damages publication will provide you with critical insights and expert advice on how to prevail in your next bad faith case-from the initial legal evaluation to settlement or trial.

Contents & Contributors

About

The United States Supreme Court's decision in State Farm v. Campbell continues to have a significant impact on insurance bad faith and punitive damages. Do you have the most up-to-the-minute information on how the decision is being implemented and challenged by the lower courts?

The American Conference Institute's Eleventh National Advanced Forum on Litigating Bad Faith and Punitive Damages publication will provide you with critical insights and expert advice on how to prevail in your next bad faith case-from the initial legal evaluation to settlement or trial.

Contents & Contributors


HOW STATE FARM V. CAMPBELL IS BEING IMPLEMENTED BY THE LOWER COURTS
Raoul D. Kennedy, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Douglas W. Dunham, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

DISCOVERY STRATEGIES IN A BAD FAITH CASE: A PLAINTIFF'S PERSPECTIVE
Frank N. Darras, Shernoff, Bidart & Darras
Lissa A. Martinez, Shernoff, Bidart & Darras

DISCOVERY IN BAD FAITH CASES: THE INSURER DEFENDANT'S PERSPECTIVE
Vincent J. Davitt, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP

OPPOSING MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY ADJUDICATION ON BAD FAITHAND PUNITIVE AND EXEMPLARY DAMAGES
Douglas K. deVries, deVries Law Firm

KEYS TO EFFECTIVE MOTIONS PRACTICE IN BAD FAITH CASES
Debra T. Herron, McNeer, Highland, McMunn & Varner, LC

AN INSURANCE COMPANY'S DUTY OF GOOD FAITH AND FAIR DEALING THROUGH LITIGATION AND BEYOND
John N. Ellison, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.

POST-SUIT LITIGATION CONDUCT AND THE BAD FAITH CLAIM
Michael R. Nelson, Nelson, Levine, de Luca & Horst

CREATIVE AND NEW STRATEGIES RELATED TO THE ADVICE OF COUNSEL DEFENSE: USING THE LAWYER AS INVESTIGATOR
Joyce C. Wang, Carlson, Calladine & Peterson LLP

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OF CALIFORNIA LAW
E. Gerard Mannion, Mannion & Lowe

UPDATE ON BAD FAITH DEVELOPMENTS IN CALIFORNIA
Royal F. Oakes, Law Offices of Barger & Wolen

EMERGING TRENDS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIRD PARTY BAD FAITH CLAIMS
James A. Varner, Sr., Chairman, Litigation Department, McNeer, Highland, McMunn & Varner, LC (Clarksburg, WV)

STRATEGIES FOR DEFEATING CLASS CERTIFICATION IN BAD FAITH CASES
Floyd P. Bienstock, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

PRACTICAL TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR EFFECTIVELY TRYING A BAD FAITH CASE
Robert K. Scott, Law Offices of Robert K. Scott

MEDIATION: TRYING FOR WHAT YOU WANT, GETTING WHAT YOU NEED IN BAD FAITH CASES
John B. Bates, Jr., JAMS

PROTECT THE TRIAL RECORD TO WIN ON APPEAL
Daniel U. Smith, Law Office of Daniel U. Smith

PUNITIVE DAMAGES ‘WATCH LIST'
James Dabney Miller, King & Spalding LLP



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