Friday, May 2, 2014
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
801 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210-0801
7.0 MCLE Credits: 6.0 Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics
Overall Program Co Chairs:
Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Resident Partner, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Melville, NY
Joanna M. Roberto, Partner, Goldberg Segalla LLP, Garden City, NY
The Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association
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. This opportunity to gain insights on hot button insurance coverage issues from highly respected insurance law practitioners is not to be missed!
Who Should Attend: Insurance company attorneys; Civil Litigators: Plaintiff and Defense
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9:10 – 10:00 a.m. Update on Additional Insurance Decisions: Adding Or Subtracting Coverage?
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. The Discovery Dilemma: To Disclose Or Not To Disclose
10:50 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Construction Defect Coverage
11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 – 1:50 p.m. UM/SUM Coverage Update
1:50 – 2:40 p.m. Mind The Gap With Policy Exclusions
2:40 – 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 – 3:40 p.m. The Before And After of K2 Investment Group LLC v. American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co.
3:40 – 4:30 p.m. Where Have We Been & Where Are We Going: Top 20 Decisions of 2013 and Their Impact on 2014
4:30 p.m. Adjournment
Local Planning Chair:
Kevin R. Van Duser, Partner, Sugarman Law Firm LLP, Syracuse, NY
Kristy L. Fischmann, Associate, Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC, Syracuse, NY * Leigh A. Lieberman, Associate, Sugarman Law Firm LLP, Syracuse, NY * Lorraine R. Mertell, Partner, Mackenzie Hughes LLP, Syracuse, NY * Kristin L. Norfleet, Partner, Smith Sovik Kendrick & Sugnet, P.C., Syracuse, NY * Alan J. Pierce, Partner, Hancock Estabrook, LLP, Syracuse, NY * James E. Reid, Founding Partner, Greene & Reid, PLLC, Syracuse, NY * Robert J. Smith, Partner, Costello Cooney & Fearon, PLLC, Syracuse, NY.
NYSBA Members $150
Non Members $250
Note: Registration fees increase ten days prior to the program date.
ELECTRONIC COURSE MATERIALS: NYSBA distributes all program materials exclusively online in searchable PDF format. Traditional printed course books can be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.