Crawford and Shunk Contribute to ALFA Insurance Compendium and Quick Reference Guide
Clay Crawford and Michael Shunk, Members in Kansas City, contributed to the ALFA International Insurance Practice Group's 2023 Compendium and Quick Reference Guide. Shunk and Crawford both contributed to the Missouri section of the Compendium, while Shunk contributed to the Kansas section of the Compendium and both the Missouri and Kansas sections of the Quick Reference Guide.
The compendium provides an informative overview of various topics, including regulatory limits on claims-handling, contract interpretation principles, choice of law, duties imposed by state law, interpleader actions, and more. The Quick Reference Guide serves as a comprehensive state-by-state resource, covering essential aspects of insurance actions involving personal injury. It encompasses topics such as statute of limitations, liability standards, fault allocation, non-economic caps and limits on actual damages and availability of the Daubert standard.
Shunk is a steering committee member of ALFA’s Insurance Practice Group and serves as a co-chair of the Baker Sterchi Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Practice Group. Crawford is a Fellow in the American College of Coverage Counsel and a member of ALFA’s Insurance Practice Group. He is responsible for more than thirty reported decisions in coverage, extra-contractual and personal injury cases.Baker Sterchi is the Kansas City, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas member firm of ALFA International, a premier global legal network of 140 independent law firms in the United States and internationally. ALFA offers educational programming in various practice areas for attorneys and clients associated with its member firms. The Missouri section of the Compendium can be found online here, the Kansas Section here, and the Quick Reference Guide here.