Law School for Insurance Professionals - NYC
New York Insurance Fund | 199 Church Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Co-Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and the New York Claims Association
Lunch will be provided.
$105 | Non-Member Registration Fee
$94.50 | NYIA, NYCA, and TICL Section Members
$20 | Law Student
$94.50 | 5 or more from the same company
$85.50 | 5 or more from NYIA, NYCA, and TICL Section Members
Send company name, contact details, and list of attendee names to TICLSection@nysba.org for registration.
Program and Agenda
Speakers to be announced
8:30-8:55 a.m. Registration
8:55-9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00-9:55 a.m. Emerging Issues Involving Sexual Abuse Claims
Explore coverage and exclusions for intentional and criminal acts, the interplay between multiple policies, coverage gaps and the ultimate dilemma of lost policies.
9:55-10:45 a.m. Workers Compensation: Lessons Learned and Heard
This panel will address the liability impact of workers compensation law on the personal injury action. Topics include employer immunity, 1b coverage, the grave injury standard and impleader practice, and the 1% rule which involves the interplay between workers compensation and no-fault statutes; and legal update and significant decisions that impact the industry.
10:45-11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:00-11:55 a.m. The Construction Law Quandary: From Insurance to Liability
When confronted with a construction claim, understanding the exposure and shifting the risk are priority; Keeping contractual indemnity separate from additional insured obligations; Understanding the value of common law claims and succeeding; Working with a team to develop defenses for discovery and trial; Discussion on trends based on recent case law.
11:55-1:00 p.m. Lunch (Included on site)
1:00-1:50 p.m. First Party Claims: Claims, Calculations and Concerns
An analysis of crippling property damage claims that include multiple components such as business interruption and deep dive into exclusions and post-loss obligations.
1:50-2:40 p.m. Premises Liability: Unanticipated Problems
Explore the many problems that arise during a litigation such as an absent or uncooperating client and the impact on the defense of a suit with a spoliation claim, and how an insurer is potentially impacted; necessary steps to launch an effective defense and recognizing the pitfalls; whether and when you should consider an early settlement claims package or take the case to trial
2:40-2:50 p.m. Break
2:50-3:40 p.m. Weighing the Difference Between Verdicts and Settlement
A close review and discussion of verdicts, modified awards and settlements in the various venues of New York.
3:40-4:30 p.m. The Cannons of Claims File Fortification
Discussion on the latest and most concerning issues arising out of the file handling: disclosure of claims, files, notes and understanding the importance of communication, investigation and conflicts.
Contact Gina Bartosiewicz, Section Liaison, to register with a group rate or for information about the TICL section.
To register, please click the “Register” button or contact our Member Resource Center at 1-800-582-2452.