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Certificates of Insurance: Keys to Reduce Risk & Protect Your Client


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $299.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Companies rely on certificates of insurance as proof of coverage, and any errors or omissions can put them at risk of exposure with insurers and third parties. With the right steps, you can protect your clients' coverage, and protect your firm. Join us for this 90-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will discover:

  • What you should - and should not - include in certificates of insurance
  • Keys for understanding and transferring risk through insurance contracts
  • How to avoid reoccurring problems with certificates of insurance
  • Essentials of modified ACORD certificates and what they represent

Program Highlights

  • Certificates of Insurance: Ensure Your Clients Get the Coverage They Need

    • Techniques for drafting & negotiating for effective coverage
    • Strategies for structuring concrete indemnification provisions
    • Keys for effectively using insurance binders vs. certificates
  • Requirements for Certs of Insurance: How You Can Protect Your Client

    • What are the latest modifications to ACORD certificates?
    • Avoid disclaimers that leave you open to assuming unexpected risk
    • What are the insurance requirements & waivers of subrogation?
  • Certificate of Insurance: Widely Used, Poorly Understood

    • Certificate of insurance limitations to know for effective coverage
    • What if certificates can't be met by coverages typical to the marketplace?
    • Risk in naming third parties as additionally insureds on the certificate
    • Keys to drafting adequate language to protects against liabilities
  • Live Q & A Session: Have your most pressing questions answered!

About The Speaker

David A. Shaneyfelt, a principal at the Alvarez Firm, has nearly thirty years' experience in litigating complex civil matters in state and Federal courts across the country. A former shareholder with the New York-based law firm of Anderson Kill, Mr. Shaneyfelt has represented numerous private and public entities in insurance coverage disputes against insurance companies and joint powers agencies.

  • His representative cases and matters include the recovery of insurance policy benefits (defense and indemnity) for wage and hour class actions, director and officer (D&O) liability, public entity liability, professional malpractice, reinsurance, and lifetime disability.
  • He has also handled a wide-variety of complex litigation matters involving commercial contract disputes, public affordable housing programs, unfair competition, entertainment, insurance broker malpractice, and attorney malpractice.

Program Benefits

Certificates of insurance are drafted to provide verification of insurance. Unfortunately drafted certificates often overlook or omit the essential language of the policy, leaving the door open for risk of exposure. Join us for this 90-minute webinar to learn ways you can negate this risk.