Sullivan Hill’s Timothy C. Earl will be a panelist for an upcoming program titled, “Wrap Policies Today: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” at the West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar. The panel will discuss both pros and cons of wrap-up policies and will address issues such as self-insured retention and deductible disputes, problematic exclusions/coverage limitations and cross-complaints by developers/general contractors. The program will take place on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 10:45 a.m.
The West Coast Casualty Service, Inc. is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in the field of third party claims administration, independent claims adjusting and claims educational related services. Established in 1988, they are best known for their work in the area of construction related claims, handling all types of casualty claims including, but not limited to: general liability, auto liability, elder care abuse, products liability, contractors, professional liability and environmental liability.
Mr. Earl is the Chair of Sullivan Hill’s Construction and Insurance practice group. He is an experienced litigation attorney practicing primarily in the areas of insurance coverage litigation, construction litigation, and business litigation. Mr. Earl has tried insurance coverage and construction law matters to verdict, including obtaining a defense verdict in San Jose Superior Court in May of 2019 in an insurance coverage/bad faith case. Mr. Earl has also worked on appeals, including in the seminal Court of Appeal decision in Centex Golden Con Co. v. Dale Tile Co., 78 Cal. App. 992 (2000) which determined that a contractual indemnitor owed a defense obligation to a contractual indemnitee in a construction subcontract even though the indemnitor was not at fault. Mr. Earl frequently speaks at seminars, and participates in panels, on insurance coverage and construction law issues for bar associations and at conferences.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, employment law, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.