Brian Del Gatto (Partner-Phoenix, AZ | Stamford, CT | Hartford, CT) and Arman Nafisi (Associate-Phoenix, AZ) co-authored "Mitigating a Catastrophic Trial Outcome: Don't Get Blasted by a Nuclear Verdict" for the spring 2021 edition of Insights, the CPCU Society's professional journal. The article addresses the exponential rise in nuclear verdicts over the past several years and explores the possible origins of this trend. The authors take special note of the effect this has on insurers and insureds in future litigation and provide an outlook for future best practices.
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