Insights
Events

Insurance Risk in the Sharing Economy

10/21/2015 - 10/22/2015
Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel

609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA

Tyler Gerking, moderator, "Insurance Risk in the Sharing Economy"

The sharing economy continues to grow at a rapid rate with thousands of companies and organizations in all parts of the world participating in this popular concept. From sharing houses and cars to equipment and skills, the collaborative consumption model is transforming many industries. The potential for high profile losses has necessitated the shared sector to pursue better risk management. Join us for this unique panel discussion and identify how insurers are innovating in response to the sharing economy. Points of discussion include:

  • Why underwriters cover or do not cover certain sharing economy businesses
  • What start-ups need to plan for when seeking coverage
  • Risk management strategies

See the conference website for more information and registration: Collaborative Economy Conference

Firm Highlights

Publication

COVID-19 Exposure and GL Coverage: Issues for Personal Injury Claims

Though much of the conversation regarding insurance coverage for COVID-19-related losses has focused on the potential for business interruption-type coverage (see prior discussion  here ), insureds should not overlook the potential that COVID risks...

Read More
Publication

Directors & Officers Liability Issues and the Coronavirus: Is That a “Thing”?

Over the last few weeks we have seen a number of informative articles discussing the crucial issue of coverage for business interruption claims arising out of government shutdowns of businesses to inhibit the spread...

Read More
News

Farella Defeats Builder's Risk Insurer's Defense in Lawsuit Brought on Behalf of Webcor-Obayashi Joint Venture

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel has obtained a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granting partial summary motion and clarifying a legal doctrine...

Read More
Publication

Business Interruption Coverage for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has already caused severe disruption to the economy. In the U.S., governmental entities as well as the private sector are implementing more and more drastic measures to respond to the coronavirus...

Read More
News

Insurers Challenged for Denying Business-Interruption Coverage During Coronavirus Economic Lockdown

Insurance recovery partner Ray Sheen commented in the North Bay Business Journal article, "Insurers Challenged for Denying Business-Interruption Coverage During Coronavirus Economic Lockdown." Read the article, here .

Read More
News

Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise

Tyler Gerking spoke to Law360 for the article "Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise." As far as insurance coverage being available for fines and penalties that arise out of privacy and data security laws such as...

Read More
Publication

D&O Liability Insurance in a Time of Financial Uncertainty

As companies scramble to mitigate losses arising from government shelter-in-place directives intended to halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the insurance world has focused on business interruption coverage disputes and lawsuits.  But if...

Read More
Publication

Time to Check Your Cyber Insurance

Now that the CCPA is in effect, some companies will need to revise their policies. The cyber insurance markets are beginning to adapt to the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which went into...

Read More
News

Farella Expands Insurance Recovery Practice With Addition of Litigation Partner Amy Briggs

Read More
Event

Insurance Dispute Resolution - Real Estate Webinar Series

Amy Briggs, will speak on "Insurance Disputes and Challenges" at our Real Estate Webinar Series.  Businesses have filed claims seeking recovery help under their insurance policies due to various governmental closure orders arising from...

Read More