SDV was founded more than 20 years ago with one mission: to level the playing field for insurance policyholders. Its singular focus on insurance coverage law and unwavering commitment to policyholders of all types have made it a leader in insurance litigation and risk management strategy. With a steadily growing team of experienced insurance coverage lawyers in regional offices across the country, SDV is the right choice for policyholders.

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Events

Professional Services Coverage and Exclusions: Insurer and Policyholder Guidance

This CLE webinar will explore the contours of professional services coverage and exclusions under general liability, directors and officers, and professional liability policies. The panel will discuss recent trends in case law interpreting policy coverage and exclusions and guide counsel for policyholders and insurers on best practices for negotiating coverage scope and resolving disputes after claims arise.
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Events

Construction SuperConference 2018

The Construction SuperConference is recognized as the preeminent construction conference developed for mid- to senior-level professionals who work in any of the legal and commercial construction markets. Impactful plenary sessions and compelling panel discussions from top legal, consulting, and leaders of construction companies bring to the forefront challenging issues and new insights into the legal, business, and economic challenges and opportunities in today''s construction industry.
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Hot Topics in Florida Construction

Gregory Podolak of Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C. ("SDV") along with William Noonan of Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. will host a seminar on December 5th on the topic of Builders Risk and Florida's Statute of Repose. If you're in the construction and building industry, you don't want to miss out on this event.
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SDV Insights

KY Mining Accident Not a Covered Occurrence Under Commercial General Liability Policy

In Am. Mining Ins. Co. v. Peters Farms, LLC, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that a mining error was not a covered accident under a commercial general liability insurance policy. The central issue was whether an insured mining company's unauthorized removal of minerals from neighboring property was an "occurrence" caused "property damage" as defined by the mining company's commercial general liability policy ("CGL Policy").
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Events

ABA Regional CLE Program: Women in Insurance

The Women in Insurance Network Regional CLE Program will provide CLE on a broad range of insurance coverage topics as well as networking opportunities for risk managers, insurance industry professionals, and outside counsel.
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Press

SDV in Business Insurance

Atty. Theresa Guertin along with her panel featured in Business Insurance.
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Events

SDV IRMI CRC 2018 Party: Houston Fall Fest

Come join SDV and RT Specialty as we host an evening of fun, food, and entertainment at IRMI CRC 2018.
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Press

Finance Monthly Awards Tracy Alan Saxe

Congratulations Tracy Alan Saxe on receiving Finance Monthly Magazine's Insurance & Risk Management Adviser of the Year Award.
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SDV Insights

The Alphabet Soup of International Data Privacy Rules Thickens - PIPEDA Regulations Took Effect in Canada on Nov. 1 and They May Affect You

Just as the businesses in the US were becoming familiar with the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") and realizing it may apply to them, Canada came out with its own data privacy regulations under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act ("PIPEDA").
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SDV is based in Connecticut, conveniently located between New York City and Boston, with regional offices in Florida and California to better serve our clients. We're ready to answer your questions and eager to assist you in developing solutions.