Joseph P. Postel - Publications and Presentations

 

 -Publications- 

Article About Additional Insured Coverage in July Issue of Illinois Municipal League Review Magazine

Authored by Joe Postel about additional insured coverage in the July issue of Illinois Municipal League Review magazine.  Read here.  Originally published in the July issue of the Illinois Municipal League Review magazine.

Business Pursuits - Exclusions from Homeowners' Liability Coverage, co-authored article for Litigation Management Magazine (Fall, 2014).  Read here.

Recognizing Opportunities For Shifting Coverage to Commercial Insurance, paper prepared in conjunction with Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association Defense Counsel Seminar (August 16, 2013).

Risk Shifting and Transactional Planning, paper prepared in conjunction with Illinois Municipal League Municipal Attorneys Seminar (April 19, 2013).

Duty to Defend, Reservation of Rights, Declaratory Judgment Actions, Estoppel, and Additional Insured Coverage, PowerPoint presentation prepared in conjunction with Illinois Defense Counsel Complex Claims Symposium (March 25, 2010).

Insurance Defense Counsel's Ethical Obligations And The Tripartite Relationship, paper prepared in conjunction with Illinois Defense Counsel Construction Insurance Symposium (September 20, 2007).

What Insurance Defense Counsel Need To Know About The Duty To Defend, IDC Quarterly (March 2006).

CGL Reporter Editorial Board from November 2001 to April 2005. Summarized and commented on cases involving trucking insurance, bad faith, self-insureds, and additional insured coverage.

Expert Commentator for IRMI.com from January 2000 to December 2005. This is a free online reference service provided by International Risk Management of Dallas, Texas, a leading publisher of insurance and risk management materials. It has won Business Insurance Magazine's "Best of the Web" award twice. Served on IRMI.com's panel of Expert Commentators. In this capacity, wrote the following articles for IRMI.com:

 

Insurance Coverage for Vicarious Liability (2000), article printed in Construction Risk manual, published by International Risk Management Institute, Dallas Texas

Survey of 1998 Additional Insured Cases (1999), article printed in CGL Reporter, published by International Risk Management Institute, Dallas Texas.

Survey of 1997 Additional Insured Cases (1998), article printed in CGL Reporter, published by International Risk Management Institute, Dallas Texas.

Recent Trends in Additional Insured Coverage (1996), IDC Quarterly, December 1996.

 


-Presentations-

Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association Defense Counsel Seminar, Springfield, Illinois, August 16, 2013. Presentation on Shifting Risk from Municipal Self-Insurance Pools to Commercial Insurers in Situations Involving Multiple Coverage.

Illinois Municipal League Municipal Attorneys Seminar, Bloomington, Illinois April 19, 2013. Presentation on Risk Shifting and Transactional Planning.

Illinois Defense Counsel Complex Claims Symposium, Oak Brook, Illinois, March 25, 2010. Presentation on the duty to defend, reservation of rights, estoppel, and the latest decisions on the 2004 ISO additional insured endorsements.

Illinois Defense Counsel Construction Insurance Symposium, St. Louis, Missouri, September 20, 2007. Moderated a panel discussion of insurance defense counsel's ethical obligations and the tripartite relationship.

Illinois Defense Counsel Fall Seminar, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, September 10, 2004. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on the new ISO additional insured endorsement forms. Defense Research Institute Insurance Coverage and Claims Seminar, April 15, 2004, Chicago. Prepared a paper on legal malpractice claims against insurance defense counsel, and participated in a panel discussion with two distinguished insurance coverage litigators on that subject, as well as conflicts of interest and the insurer's right to control the insured's defense.

International Risk Management Institute Annual Construction Risk Conference, November 2003, Chicago. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience of corporate risk managers, CFOs, insurance producers, construction company executives, insurance underwriters and claims professionals, and lawyers.

Defense Research Institute Insurance Coverage and Claims Seminar, May 2003, Chicago. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience.

Defense Research Institute Insurance Coverage and Claims Seminar, May 2002, Chicago. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience.

International Risk Management Institute Annual Construction Risk Conference, November 1999, Chicago. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience of corporate risk managers, CFOs, insurance producers, construction company executives, insurance underwriters and claims professionals, and lawyers.

American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Annual Mid-Winter CLE Meeting, February 1999, Monterey, California. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience.

American Corporate Counsel Association, Annual CLE Meeting, November 1998, Washington, D.C. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on construction defect insurance coverage to a national audience of corporate counsel.

American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Construction Defect Seminar, June 1998, Marina del Rey, California. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on construction defect insurance coverage to a national audience.

American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Annual Mid-Winter CLE Meeting, February 1998, Scottsdale, Arizona. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience.

International Risk Management Institute Annual Construction Risk Conference, November 1997, Washington, D.C. Prepared a paper and made a presentation on additional insured coverage to a national audience of corporate risk managers, CFOs, insurance producers, construction company executives, insurance underwriters and claims professionals, and lawyers.