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Taxier, Jeff

Working with 21st Century Building Components

Session Code:  0330    Session Level:  Intermediate

Curriculum: Adjusting Property

Monday 1:30 - 3:00 -- Room 311
Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00 -- Room 208

John W. Glissmeyer, Strategic Training Manager
Xactware, Lehi, UT

Jeff Taxier, Education & Training Manager
American Technologies, Inc., Tucson, AZ

  • Describe the recent evolution of building products and materials
  • Identify the most common “newish” building materials used in residential and commercial restoration and remodeling
  • More accurately estimate unusual and so-called one-of-a-kind items that may be found in more recent buildings

Taylor, Wayne

Property Case Law Developments 2016

Session Code:  1330    Session Level:  Intermediate

Curriculum: Property Coverage

Tuesday 8:00 - 12:00 -- Room 311
Wednesday 8:30 - 12:00 -- Room 311

Janet L. Brown, CPCU, JD,  Partner
Boehm Brown Harwood, P.A., Orlando, FL

Wayne Taylor, JD,  Attorney
Mozley Finlayson & Loggins LLP, Atlanta, GA

  • Review current trends and improve your ability to forecast court decisions
  • Identify current issues and concerns in the property insurance field
  • Use reasoning skills to apply policy provisions to factual scenarios
  • Share viewpoints with other claims professionals and attorneys from around the country on property insurance issues

Thompson, Nathan M.

Assignment of Benefits: Policy Giveaway

Session Code:  0225    Session Level:  Intermediate

Curriculum: Adjusting Property

Tuesday 10:30 - 12:00 -- Room 313
Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00 -- Room 203

Michael Guerra, Dir.-Claims, Claims Governance
Citizens Property Insurance, Jacksonville, FL

Nathan M. Thompson, JD,  Senior Counsel
Citizens Property Insurance, Jacksonville, FL

  • Describe what an assignment of benefits contract is and who benefits from it
  • Review how assignment of benefit contracts comport with the established law in various jurisdictions
  • Identify “red flags” for potential fraud involved with assignment of claim presentations
  • Evaluate various strategies to help navigate your customer's claim through the waters of an assignment of benefits situation

Trites, Cheri K.

Driverless Cars: Liability & Coverage Issues

Session Code:  0985    Session Level:  Intermediate

Curriculum: Casualty Campus

Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 -- Room 102
Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00 -- Room 102

Steven E. Peiper, JD,  Member
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Buffalo, NY

Cheri K. Trites, JD,  Coverage Counsel Manager
EMC Insurance Companies, Des Moines, IA

  • Analyze potential liability exposures presented by driverless cars
  • Evaluate issues affecting underwriters and the underwriting process
  • Identify potentially liable parties and coordinating liability coverage among them
  • Examine policies covering liabilities arising out of driverless cars