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Playback is Now Available for AM Best’s ‘How Insurers Are Combating Legal System Abuse’ Webinar

From social inflation to nuclear verdicts, reptile theory strategy and litigation funding, the insurance industry is under fire in the courtroom. How are experts handling it? Find out by watching the playback for AM Best’s “How Insurers Are Combating Legal System Abuse” webinar, sponsored by Munich Re and recorded on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023.

In this one-hour webinar, a panel of insurance and legal experts explored what's driving today's legal system abuse and what insurers can do reclaim the high ground while minimizing outlandish claims costs.

By watching, you’ll get expert insight into topics such as:

  • Reptilian theory and how it impacts jurors
  • Claims with third-party funding
  • Social inflation and how it can influence jury verdicts
  • The impact of advertising in jury selection
  • How courts and legislatures have addressed third-party funding

Panelists included:

  • Edward Kozel, claims practice lead-head of litigation, Munich Re Specialty Insurance
  • Jessica Riley, director of jury research, Magna Legal Services
  • Danny Worker, managing partner, Lewis Brisbois

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit

Copyright © 2023 by A.M. Best Company, Inc. and/or its affiliates.



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