Lauren Hulbert, Senior Claims Examiner, Medmarc Insurance Group, joins a panel of experts presenting on Thursday, March 24th at the CLM Annual Conference
The Rise of Public Nuisance Torts: What the New Darling of the Plaintiffs’ Bar Means
Lauren Hulbert, Medmarc Insurance Group
Lauren Kim, NFP Insurance
Rachel Kim, Sompo International Insurance
Daniel Tranen, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Public nuisance has become the new "it" tort for the plaintiffs’ bar as seen in litigation involving opioids, e-cigarette manufacturers, and pharmaceutical mass torts like the Zantac litigation. Learn how this new tort is being pursued, how insurers are responding to it, and whether standard liability policies are really designed to cover these claims.