Advanced Insurance Practice 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
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MCLE Credits: 6.5 hours (5.5 in Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 in Ethics)
Recent natural disasters have raised awareness of intricate insurance coverage issues. This full-day program, presented by seasoned insurance law practitioners, will explore a number of complex substantive and procedural issues in the insurance coverage area. Topics to be discussed include:
Who Should Attend:
This opportunity to gain insights on hot button insurance coverage issues from highly respected insurance law practitioners is not to be missed! Register online today!
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:10 a.m. - 10:25
Water, Water Everywhere: What Every Lawyer Should Know About Super Storm
- Overview of first party coverage
Speaker: Steven Peiper, Esq., Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
10:25 a.m.- 10:35 a.m. Coffee Break
10:35 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Declaratory Judgment Actions and Discovery
- What is relevant and discoverable in coverage litigation;
Speaker: Timothy E. Delahunt, Esq., Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP
11:35 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Coffee Break
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Who Goes First? Allocation Issues for Defense and Indemnity:
- “Other insurance” issues
Speaker: Valerie L. Barbic, Esq., Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina P.C.
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:45 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Bad Faith Update
- First Party Bad Faith Claims
Speaker: Patrick B. Omilian, Esq., Goldberg Segalla LLP
2:35 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Employment Practices and Social Media:
- Ethical rules relating to social media investigation and discovery
Speaker: Scott P. Horton, Esq., Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP
3:25 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:35 p.m. - 4:25
Back – Top Ten Insurance Coverage Decision in the Past Year and a
- What decisions have changed the paradigm?
Speaker: Dan D. Kohane, Esq., Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. (Buffalo Local Chair)
6.5 MCLE credits (5.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics)
COURSE MATERIALS FOR NYSBA CLE PROGRAMS ARE NOW DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONICALLY!
All program materials are distributed exclusively online in searchable PDF format, allowing attendees more flexibility in storing this information and allowing you to copy and paste relevant portions of the materials for specific use in your practice. A CLE NotePad © (paper) will be provided to all attendees at the live program site. The CLE NotePad © includes lined pages for taking notes on each topic, as well as any PowerPoint presentations submitted prior to printing.
Prior to a scheduled program date, all registrants will receive an email message containing a hyperlink that when clicked will provide you with access to the complete course materials in a searchable PDF format which can be downloaded to your computer using the “Save As” option under your “File” tab. Printing the complete materials is not required for attending the program. Online materials are updated periodically to reflect last minute submissions from program faculty, guaranteeing that you will always have the latest version of the materials.
Traditional printed course books may be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.
DirectionsFrom Buffalo-Niagara Int'l Airport: Exit the airport onto Rt. 33W and continue to the 90E. Take exit 50, Rt. 290W. Exit on Niagara Falls Blvd. exit 3 turn right.From the Canadian Border: (Peace Bridge) Take the 190N to the 290E to exit 3B, Niagara Falls Blvd. N (Rt. 62). Our hotel is just past the overpass on the right.From Niagara Falls Canada: (Rainbow Bridge) Take the 190S to the 290E to exit 3B, Niagara Falls Blvd. N (Rt 62). Our hotel is just past the overpass on the right.From the NYS Thruway (90) E or W: Exit 50, Rt. 290 W to exit 3, Niagara Falls Blvd. Turn right at the signal and right again into our parking lot.
The last day to pre-register online was May 9, 2013.
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