CLM 2022 Annual Conference

March 23, 2022 - March 25, 2022

Palm Desert, California

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.