AR815-CON Malpractice Defense & Insurance


CE 1 | ARM

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Session Description

Appraisers, both as professional appraisers advising clients and in performing professional appraisals, and as expert witnesses, generally feel invulnerable to malpractice claims.  While such are rare, and there are significant legal/statutory defenses to liability as expert witnesses, such claims do occur.  In an economic downturn such as the 2008 recession, appraisers become the targets of thousands of lawsuits across the United States.  This presentation presents exemplars of such malpractice lawsuits against appraisers; identifies the nature of these claims when made; and identifies strategies for preventing or minimizing malpractice claims.  The presenter has extensive experience addressing insurance coverage for these claims on behalf of domestic and London insurers.  He will explain the types of coverage, limitations of coverage, and factors to consider in procuring E&O coverage.

Speaker Information

Larry Hoellwarth, Member | Karbal, Cohen, Economou, Silk & Dunne, LLC

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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this presentation are that of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the American Society of Appraisers.

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