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What do Mike Mills, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Independent Counsel Have in Common?

As reported a few weeks ago, your favorite Nevada Insurance, Coverage and Trucking law blogger, Mike Mills of Bauman, Lowe, Witt and Maxwell was asked to present at the annual Defense Research Institute (DRI) annual Insurance Claims and Coverage Institute conference.  The conference convened in Chicago in April. Mike presented “Evolution of Independent Counsel: The Nevada Experience” to almost 500 DRI members and attendees including defense & coverage counsel and insurance claims … [Read more...]

Mills of BLWM Slated to Speak at DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute

Mike Mills will speak at DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute which is scheduled for April 6 – 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  The Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute is known as “DRI’s flagship seminar” for coverage counsel, defense counsel, and claims professionals. Each spring in Chicago, DRI assembles outstanding speakers from industry and private practice to provide insight and guidance about current and relevant issues faced by the industry and the attorneys in insurance … [Read more...]

Mills Contributes to DRI’s 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium

DRI has honored Mike Mills by selecting him to contribute to its 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium. DRI turns to it most respected members from across the country to author state-specific sections to all of its Compendia. Mike Mills was selected to author the Nevada section of the 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium. A full copy the Compendium can be ordered from Duty to Defend Compendium . Feel free to preview the Compendium by CLICKING HERE. All DRI Compendia can be purchased through the DRI Store. … [Read more...]

Mills Attends DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium

In 2013, DRI's Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium was held in New York City, on December 11 - 13, 2013.  Mike Mills from Mills & Associates attended the conference.  The presenters addressed many important and timely topics including defense cost recoupment, firearm coverage issues, Choice of Law, Superstorm Sandy catastrophic losses and Construction Defect coverage.  As is always, the presenters were well prepared and insightful.  A most helpful session dealt with "How to Try a … [Read more...]

Two For The Price Of One! Mike Mills Authors Two Articles That Appear In The Most Recent Issue Of DRI’s Covered Events Newsletter.

Mike Mills’s article on the care, custody or control exclusion found in the general liability form policy was featured on DRI’s Covered Events online newsletter in 2013 Issue 1.  If you are interested in Mike’s conclusions on this interesting insurance coverage issue, you can read the article HERE. In addition, Mike’s report on the recent Nevada Supreme Court case of Physicians Ins. Co. v. Williams, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 30, 279 P.3d 174 (2012) can be found in the same issue HERE. Keep an eye … [Read more...]