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About Edward Currie, Jr.
EDWARD J. “Ned” CURRIE, JR., is a Shareholder at Currie Johnson & Myers, PA, with offices in Jackson and Biloxi, Mississippi. Mr. Currie graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976. He has spent his career in the courtroom representing the interests of insurers in complex insurance coverage matters and bad faith defense – as well as personal injury defense – having tried over 175 jury cases to verdict. Mr. Currie is a Past President of the American College of Coverage Counsel. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and currently serves on the Mississippi Supreme Court Advisory Committee for the Rules of Civil Procedure. Mr. Currie is Past President of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association which bestowed upon him its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Past President of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He is a member of the American Law Institute, International Association of Defense Counsel, and is a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America. Mr. Currie was recognized by Corporate Intl Magazine as 2016 Mississippi Product Liability Attorney of the Year, by Best Lawyers as 2016 Mississippi Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation-Defense, by International Global Law Experts as 2014 Mississippi Product Liability Lawyer of the Year, and by Best Lawyers as 2012 Mississippi Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law. He also is listed by Super Lawyers in the Top 50: 2015 Mississippi Super Lawyers and was listed by the Mississippi Business Journal in the 2013 Top 10 Leaders in Law in Mississippi. Listed by the American Lawyer & Martindale Hubbell as a Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance, Mr. Currie has written and lectured widely on an array of insurance coverage issues.
About Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A.,
The attorneys of Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A., handle a variety of cases in state and federal courts throughout the State of Mississippi and adjacent states. The firm regularly handles cases involving insurance coverage and bad faith defense, defense of personal injury, property, casualty, premises liability, products liability, medical mal practice, matters pertaining to health care facilities, as well as civil rights actions against local municipalities and counties. The firm also represents clients in defense of employment and discrimination cases. The firm was named as a Top 500 Go To Law Firm for 2013 and 2014. The firm was named as 2013 Law Firm of the Year i n Insurance Law for Mississippi and 2014 Product Liability Law Firm of the Year in Mississippi, by International Law Global Experts. The firm was named as a Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers, Top Tier in the fields of persona l injury defense, medical mal practice-defense and insurance law for the years 20 I 0-2015. The firm has been listed for over 12 years by Best's as a recommended insurance law firm.
For the past years, bad faith claims have been added as part of coverage cases against insurers. This “bad faith set-up” provides leverage to plaintiffs because it allows them to use aggressive litigation tactics by creating claims by design. In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent trends and developments surrounding “Bad Faith Set-Up” in Insurance Litigation. Speakers will discuss the mechanisms of “bad faith set-up” in insurance litigation. They will also provide the audience with practical tips and best practices to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.
Key topics include:
– Bad Faith Set-Up in Insurance Litigation: Legal Framework
– Common “Red Flags” in a Bad Faith Set-Up
– Opportunities and Challenges
– Recent Case Decisions
– 2018 Trends, Developments and Updates
– What Lies Ahead
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
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