- Employment & Labor
- Insurance Regulatory & Compliance
- Municipal/Local Government
- Employee Benefits
- Product Liability
- Professional Liability & Services
|University ||University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2007|
|Law School||Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2013; Editor, Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal; President, Environmental Law Society|
Memberships & Affiliations
State Bar of California, Environmental Law Section
Shana Inspektor focuses her litigation practice on the defense of employment, product liability and public entity claims. During law school, Shana gained experience as a law clerk in the civil defense division of the U.S. Attorneys Office in San Jose and at the San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental nonprofit organization. Shana worked in the public relations and communications field prior to attending law school.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Continues Trend: Excess Insurers Have No Coverage Obligation Until Underlying Insurer Pays Its Limit
Insureds entering into settlements with their primary insurers for less than full policy limits hoping to recover from excess insurers do so at their own peril, and excess insurers should be prepared to enforce their exhaustion clauses as written.
Illinois Appellate Court holds rule of estoppel applies to claims made and reported policy conditions
A recent First District Appellate Court of Illinois decision makes it clear that insurers issuing claims made and reported policies in Illinois will be subject to the Illinois rule of estoppel, and that such insurers risk losing the right to enforce the reporting condition of such policies if they fail to take appropriate preemptive action. See, Uhlich Childrens Advantage Network v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., 2010 Ill. App. LEXIS 61 (1st Dist. February 3, 2010).
Excess Carrier Not Obligated Where Underlying Coverage Not Exhausted, Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal, September 2008
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