Torts Insurance and Compensation Law Section Past Events

2013 Summer Meeting, Historic Inns of Annapolis August 18-21

            The Summer Meeting was in a family friendly venue –the vibrant capital of Maryland and jewel of the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis is a captivating vacation destination packed with history, beauty, and activity. The section offered informative MCLE credits including a study of the Ethan Allen Case and its impact on the area of governmental regulations; safety on the water and how national standards address the responsibilities of all; the issue of governmental liability as reviewed by the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Third Department, and an update and overview of insurance industry sectors, expectations of counsel, and the elusive bottom line.


2013 Annual Meeting New York Hilton

Wednesday, January 23, 2013: the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and Trial Lawyers Section honored Honorable Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the State of New York, at a cocktail reception and dinner, held at Cipriani 42nd Street .


Thursday, January 24, 2013 the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and Trial Lawyers Section offered the latest developments in your practice area with a full day of CLE.  Topics included The Evolution of Electronic Discovery, Electronic Record Keeping in the Digital and Social Media Age, Excess, Surplus and Specialty Lines Insurance, Automobile Accidents—Beyond the Basics, Worker’s Compensation in a Nutshell, and Ethics and Lawyer Civility. 


2012 Summer Meeting, Intercontinental Montreal, Quebec, Canada August 16-19

          This venue was at the gateway of Old Montreal and the downtown core.  The Boutique Hotel overlooks the international business area and is minutes away from the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Pointe-á-Calliére Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History and the Quartier des spectacles.  The section offered MCLE credits in managing social media risk, mentoring for diversity; guest statutes and border disputes, and updates on no-fault serious injury threshold, insurance law and much more. The program also included family friendly events such as a ghost walk in old Montreal and an ice cream social.