LAW SCHOOL FOR INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS
Law School for Insurance Professionals puts insurance industry professionals in contact with some of New York's top insurance and defense attorneys for an engaging full-day seminar on current topics.
New York City | September 13, 2017
Syracuse | September 19, 2017
Albany | September 26, 2017
Long Island | September 27, 2017
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Overall Program Chair: Joanna Roberto, Esq. (Goldberg Segalla)
Albany Chair: Mark T. Whitford, Jr., Esq. (Barclay Damon)
Long Island Chair: Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Esq. (Island Companies)
New York City Chair: Joanna Roberto, Esq. (Goldberg Segalla)
Syracuse Chair: Paul Callahan, Esq. (Brown Kelly)
8:30 - 8:55am
8:55 - 9:00am
Welcome and Introductions
9:00 - 9:50am
LABOR LAW CLAIMS: CONTROLLING AND VALUING THE ECONOMICS
- Ultimate impact of vicarious liability; how contracts can change the pendulum
- Criminal penalties; relying on experts to save the claim; update on case law and how it impacts your claim
9:50 - 11:00am
LEGAL PROCEDURES AND NUANCES THAT IMPACT A CLAIM
- Understanding how procedural hurdles such as collateral source, contribution, offset and pre/post judgment interest will affect your claim in comparison to substantive steps faced in litigation like IME results, appealing judgments, and a bankrupt insured.
AUTO INSURANCE CLAIMS
- Insurance fraud- how to detect it and respond
- Staged accidents, medical providers; and assignment of benefits
Lunch, offered on premises (included with registration)
ADDITIONAL INSURED COVERAGE: CAN THE RISK REALLY BE SHIFTED?
- Impact of contractual requirements on insurance coverage; privity requirements
- Update on recent case law discussing interpretation of endorsements using terms “caused by” and “arising out of”
- Horizontal and vertical exhaustion and impact of additional insured’s coverage
WORKERS' COMPENSATION: HOW WILL IT IMPACT YOUR CLAIM
- Liens on third party settlement; subrogation and impact of Medicare
- Lump sums settlements
INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION: DECIDING WHEN A CASE NEEDS TO BE TRIED OR SHOULD BE MEDIATED
- Candid discussions with a mediator or judge (depending on venue) and a seasoned trial attorney
- How the damages, venue and evidence make a difference in the decision
Speaker names will follow.
For questions, contact TICLSection@nysba.org, or call Stephanie Bugos at (518) 487-5524.