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A Beginner's Guide to Reading and Understanding Insurance Policies - 2019
  • CA2879D

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“A Beginner’s Guide to Reading and Understanding Insurance Policies” is an excerpt from We’ve Got You Covered – Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin.

Who should purchase:

  • Insurance lawyers
  • Health law attorneys
  • Personal injury practitioners
  • Real estate lawyers
  • Business law attorneys
  • Estate planning lawyers
  • Commercial real estate attorneys
  • Construction law attorneys
  • General practitioners

How you’ll benefit:

  • Receive a road map to dissecting an insurance policy
  • Learn how to find what’s covered, what’s not, and other key provisions

Policy secrets revealed

At first glance, insurance policies can look so indecipherable they might as well be written in a foreign language. Amazingly though, they are logical and easy reads – if you understand their framework.
Discover a road map for dissecting policies to pinpoint needed information. Learn how to identify:

  • Policy type
  • Coverage amount
  • Coverage period
  • Definitions, exclusions, and conditions
  • Statement of what is covered
  • Coverage exclusions
  • Conditions under which coverage is provided and can be lost
  • Rights and duties of the insurer and the insured under the policy
  • Endorsements that may add, delete, or modify the terms or scope of the coverage

Ready to discover what’s inside an insurance policy, what everything means, and how it all fits together? Want a toolkit to help you comprehend nearly any policy? Then purchase now!

About the presenter

Hon. Jon E. Fredrickson is a circuit court judge in Racine County. Prior to his appointment to the bench in 2018, he was a trial attorney who litigated high-exposure complex insurance coverage disputes, professional liability claims, product liability cases, and toxic tort cases for Fortune 500 companies.

He served as panel counsel for some of the nation’s largest insurers, and had the honor of being an invited lecturer on Wisconsin insurance law for the complex claims directors of a Fortune 10 insurer.

Judge Fredrickson has argued in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court on behalf of the insured in Marks v. Houston Casualty Company, a case which resulted in the clarification of Wisconsin’s duty to defend law.

He is admitted to practice in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as in all state and federal courts in Wisconsin. He earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School. Prior to law school, he was a licensed insurance agent in Wisconsin

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