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    TICL Fall Meeting Join the section in Nashville this November 9-12 for the Fall Meeting
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  • Upcoming Events
    • October-November 2017: Workers Compensation


      October 20, 2017 | New York City | NY Society of Security Analysts
      October 20, 2017 | Syracuse | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel 
      November 17, 2017 | Albany / Webcast | New York State Bar Association | Live and Webcast
      November 17, 2017 | Buffalo | Adam's Mark Hotel 



      • Workers Compensation Proceedings: From Beginning to End - A historical perspective, basic concepts and steps in starting and responding to a claim
      • Medical Treatment Guidelines
      • Ethical Considerations In Managing Clients and Handling Proceedings
      • Third Party Actions, Liens and Credit Issues
      • Section 32 Settlements and Medicare Concerns
      • Case Law Update, Trends and Developments

      6.0 Total MCLE Credits

      Details and registration:
      New York City | (10/20) | Syracuse (10/20) | Albany/Webcast (11/17) | Buffalo (11/17) 

    • Oct 25 Drone Law CLE Live and Webcast

      Drone Law: Regulatory & Data Collection Issues

      Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - Live and Webcast
      2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
      New York Society of Security Analysts
      1540 Broadway, STE 1010
      New York, NY  10036

      2.0 MCLE Credits in Areas of Professional Practice (Transitional)

      NYSBA Member: $95
      Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Members: $80   (15% discount)
      Non-member: $195

      Click here for additional information and/or to register online.

    • November 9 - 12: Fall Meeting, Nashville, TN

      Join us for our Fall Meeting in Music City, USA!

      The Hutton Hotel
      1808 West End Avenue
      Nashville, TN

      NYSBA TICL Section Members:  $575 
      NYSBA Members Admitted 5 Years or Less: $375
      Other NYSBA Members: $625 
      Non-NYSBA Attorneys:  $700 
      Commuter Rate for MCLE Program Only for Tennessee Attorneys:  $300
      (Commuter Registration By Hard Copy Form only - please write "Commuter" on form 
      and Authorize Appropriate Payment.)




      Call The Hutton at (615) 340-9333
      email them at:  
      If emailing your reservation info., please do not forget to include your dates of stay.
      Deadline for hotel reservations is Monday, October 16, 2017

      You must identify yourself as an attendee of the "NYSBA TICL Fall Meeting" when making your booking to receive our preferred rates:  
      $249 plus taxes and fees for Single/Double
      $269 plus taxes and fees for Triple
      $299 plus taxes and fees for One Bedroom Suites. 

      Download and/or view information on Sponsorship Opportunities for this Program.
      Contact Catheryn Teeter, 518-487-5573 or for additional information.   

    • AM2018 Save the Date: January 25

      New York State Bar Association 2018 Annual Meeting

      Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law/Trial lawyers Sections Program 

      Thursday, January 25, 2018

      Details to follow at 

  • About the Section

    Welcome! The Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to welcome Section members and visitors. Among the resources available for Section members on this site are Section publications and access to the TICL Section's private online professional community. Section members receive the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Journal  and the Construction & Surety Law Division's newsletter, Deconstruction, as a benefit of membership.

    Meet the Chair:


    Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Esq. (View profile)
    Island Companies | Calverton, NY

    2017-2018 Officers
    CHAIR:  Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Esq., Island Companies
    VICE-CHAIR:  Timothy J. Fennell, Esq.,
    Amdursky, Pelky, Fennell and Wallen, PC

    SECRETARY:  James P. O'Connor, Esq., Maroney O'Connor LLP
    TREASURER:  Brendan Francis Baynes, Esq., The Baynes Law Firm PLLC

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    As a member of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, you have access to our journals, MCLE programs, networking events with members of the bench and bar, and online community. But there is more. Our section hosts over 15 committees in substantive areas of law, as well as two Divisions. As a member of our section, they are free to join. Please consider getting involved with one or more committees or divisions (view committees and divisions). There is no required time commitment to join a committee or division, but active participation is encouraged. Please also tell your colleagues about us and give them a copy of TICL's brochure.

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    Feel free to reach out to any member of our Executive Committee for information, or contact us to join a committee or provide your opinion or feedback:

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  • Community

    Welcome to the TICL section Community!

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    What are Communities? 

    NYSBA Communities are private, online professional networks for members. Communities are built on the concept of listserves, allowing for member-to-member communication across the Section, but they also offer enhanced features for networking and participation, including personalized member profiles, a member directory, and a shared online document library.

    How Can I Use It?
    Communities are seamlessly integrated with you can use your NYSBA member login and password. To access the TICL Section Community, you must be a member of the TICL Section. (Not a member? Join here. Dues are only $40/year with NYSBA membership.) You can interact with Communities via the online interface, by email, in NYSBA's LawHUB, or via a mobile app, at your preference. To download the app, search for "NYSBA Communities" in the Apple or Google Play Store.

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