Relationship Between Allocation and Trigger, With a Focus on Asbestos, Environmental, and Other Long-Tail Claims

June 25, 2015 11:20am

Lynn H. Murray

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Robert D. Goodman
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

James F. Dorion
Managing Director - Global Practice Leader, Complex Liability & Risk Services

Stephen Hoke
Hoke LLC

  • Continuous trigger
  • Others (e.g. Illinois’ triple trigger approach)
  • Manifestation trigger (e.g. Keasbey)
  • Uninsured periods
  • Contribution permitted?
  • Differences amongst the approaches to trigger used for asbestos, environmental, and other long-tail claims
    • Unique issues that arise
    • Best practices for overcoming unique challenges