A Year in Review: Insurance Case Law Affecting Your Organization
Insurance case law continued to evolve in 2019. This last year Washington courts ruled on issues such as whether certificates of insurance can affect coverage, whether policyholders must be “made whole” before an insurer can recover third-party funds, and more of the most important decisions and how they alter companies’ ability to manage risk.
Jocelyn Whiteley is an attorney with Corr Cronin, LLP. Jocelyn has developed an expertise in insurance coverage and indemnity matters, primarily representing policyholders. Jocelyn has spoken on a variety of coverage-related topics and her experience includes representing policyholders in state and federal court as well as in alternative dispute resolution. Washington Super Lawyers Magazine has named Jocelyn a “rising star” since 2017.
Katie Loberstein is an attorney on the Miller Nash Graham & Dunn litigation team. Katie has experience defending clients in litigation before state and federal courts against a wide range of claims, including labor and employment disputes, higher education issues, business disputes, and consumer actions. Katie also provides guidance to clients on a variety of employment-related issues, including leave law compliance, disability accommodation, and termination issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Katie attended Seattle University School of Law, where she briefed and argued a case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her argument before the court resulted in the three-judge panel unanimously reversing a ruling against her client and remanding the case.