November 7, 2018: Law School for Insurance Professionals

2018 Law School for Insurance Professionals

November 7, 2018 (Wednesday)
8:55am-4:30pm (Registration starting at 8:30am)

Law School For Insurance Professionals 2018

Location:
New York State Bar Association
One Elk Street, Albany, NY

Can't attend in person? For the first time, Law School for Insurance Professionals is available online on demand! Rather than being held at multiple locations, LSIP will take place in Albany only, with a video recording available online following the program date. Buy a pre-sale copy of the recording by October 18th and save! Learn more and buy pre-sale recording >

Program co-sponsors:
NYSBA Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
New York Insurance Association

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Cost: $105
Group rate (5 or more from the same company): $95 each (send company name, contact details, and list of attendee names to TICLSection@nysba.org for registration)
10% discount for TICL Section members, and New York Insurance Association members ($94.50 individual, $85.50 group rate)

Register online or by phone: (800) 582-2452 (M-F, 8:45am-4:45pm), event code TICLIPAL18.

Thank you to our program sponsors!

Gold Sponsor
Record Press

Bronze Sponsors
Legal Copy Services
SSAM ADR
The IMA Group
Trauma Expert Services

Sponsor opportunities still available!

Program Description

Join insurance industry professionals and their counsel for a unique program involving direct interaction between some of New York’s top insurance and defense attorneys and the industry they serve. Attend to receive insights and updates on current legal issues that the savvy insurance professional won’t want to miss! Law School for Insurance Professionals is a full-day seminar where coverage and defense attorneys share their knowledge and experience with insurance professionals from around the State.

This course does not carry MCLE or CE credit. Attendees at the live presentation in Albany will receive a certificate of attendance.

2018 Topics:

  • Additional Insured Coverage: Shifting The Risk With Contracts And Endorsement
  • Auto:  Impact of Court of Appeals Decision in Rodriguez v. City of New York -- Who is responsible and how to handle Uber/Lyft and personal auto policy claim
  • Claims Investigation: When, Why and How Should You?
  • Dealing With Data Breach, Business Interruption And Privacy Claims 
  • Primary vs. Excess Insurers: Friends or Foes? 
  • Workers Compensation: Compensability Issues Arising Out Of MVAs
  • Recovery And Reimbursement: How Do I Do That?

Program Chairs: 
Joanna M. Roberto, Esq. (Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP, New York, NY), TICL CLE Committee Co-Chair
Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Esq. (Island Companies, Calverton, NY), TICL CLE Committee Co-Chair
Dirk Marschhausen, Esq. (Marschhausen & Fitzpatrick PC, Hicksville, NY), Local Program Chair


Agenda and Speakers

8:30-8:55am | Registration (Continental breakfast provided)

8:55-9:00am | Welcome and Introductions

9:00-9:55am | Additional Insured Coverage: Shifting The Risk With Contracts And Endorsements
                       Laurie A. Vahey, Esq., Vahey Muldoon Reston Getz LLP (Rochester, NY)

9:55-10:45am | Dealing With Data Breach, Business Interruption and Privacy Claims
                         Eileen E. Buholtz, Esq., Connors, Corcoran & Buholtz, PLLC (Rochester, NY)

10:45-11:00am | Break

11:00-11:55am |  Claims Investigation: When, Why and How Should You?
                           Before and after litigation; impact of covered and uncovered claims
                           Paul J. Callahan, Esq., Brown & Kelly, LLP (Buffalo, NY)

11:55-1:00pm | Lunch (included on site)

1:00-1:50pm | Auto: Impact of Court of Appeals Decision in Rodriguez v. City of New York
                       
Who is responsible and how to handle Uber/Lyft and personal auto policy claims
                       Alyssa Jordan Pantzer, Esq., Ryan & Conlon, LLP (New York, NY)

1:50-2:40pm | Primary vs. Excess Insurers: Friends or Foes? 
                       Thomas Cunningham, Esq., Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf & Cunningham LLC (Buffalo, NY)

2:40-2:50pm | Refreshment Break

2:50-3:40pm | Workers Compensation: Compensability Issues Arising Out Of MVAs
                       John H. Snyder, Esq., Gitto & Niefer LLP (New Hartford, NY)

3:40-4:30pm | Recovery and Reimbursement: How Do I Do That?
                        Interaction between GOL 5-335, Statutory Liens, Medicare/Medicaid, Erisa,
                        Health/Disability claims for reimbursement and which are recoverable and which are not in the third party action
                        and why it is important in determining  claim valuations.
                        Dirk Marschhausen, Esq., Marschhausen & Fitzpatrick PC (Hicksville, NY)

Register Online

Questions? Contact TICLSection@nysba.org or call Kathy Plog at (518) 487-5681.


Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: NYSBA welcomes participation by individuals with disabilities. NYSBA is committed to complying with all applicable laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of its goods, services, programs, activities, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations. To request auxiliary aids or services or if you have any questions regarding accessibility, contact Stephanie Bugos at (518) 487-5524 or sbugos@nysba.org.