Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Amy Elizabeth Stewart, of Dallas’ Amy Stewart PC, will present “Insurance 101: Fundamentals of Liability Insurance for In-House Counsel” to the Dallas Bar Asociation’s Corporate Counsel Section on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at noon at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave.

The one-hour presentation provides one hour of MCLE credit. There is no charge for DBA members, although there is a lunch buffet available for purchase. Non-members must pay a fee in order to receive MCLE credit. For more information, contact Teddi Rivas at 214-220-7400 or

“Insurance 101” will provide an overview of common liability insurance policies—commercial general liability, directors & officers, fiduciary, employment practices, errors & omissions, and cyber and privacy, as well as a review of basic insurance principles including: claims-made v. occurrence-based policies; what constitutes a claim; the insured’s obligation to provide notice to the insurer; cooperation; the insurer’s obligations under the insurance contract, common law, and the Texas Insurance Code; the insured’s right to independent counsel; and the insurer-appointed defense counsel’s obligations under the rules of professional responsibility and Texas law.