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Zelle, Anthony R.

Consent Judgments: Insurer's Problems & Solutions

Session Code:  1065    Session Level:  Intermediate

Curriculum: Casualty Campus

Monday 3:30 - 5:00 -- Room 107
Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 -- Room 107

Anne Kevlin, Vice President-Litigation
American Integrity Insurance, Tampa, FL

Anthony R. Zelle, JD,  Attorney
Zelle McDonough & Cohen, LLP, Boston, MA

  • Pinpoint reasons why claimants and insureds are turning to consent judgments with increasing frequency
  • Illustrate how insurers can avoid the serious threat posed by a consent judgment by heading it off before it is entered
  • Specify steps an insurer can take after a breakdown in the settlement process results in entry of a consent judgment
  • Formulate strategic options to contest the enforcement of consent judgments

Zientara, Ray

Claims Predictive Analytics & Business Intelligence

Session Code:  1235    Session Level:  Advanced

Curriculum: Adjusting Property

Monday 1:30 - 3:00 -- Room 210
Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 -- Room 204

Scott Henck, SVP, Group Claims
Chubb Limited, Warren, NJ

Ray Zientara, AIC,  Business Intelligence Manager
Amica Mutual Group, Lincoln, RI

  • Define the difference between business analytics and business intelligence
  • Examine the past, present, and future of reporting and analytics
  • Identify your current level of analytics maturity
  • Review key features of business intelligence and analytics software

Zumbahlen, Sarah

High Exposure Casualty Claims

Session Code:  1017    Session Level:  Intermediate

Curriculum: Casualty Campus

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

Julie Murzyn, JD,  Partner
O'Neill McFadden & Willet LLP, Schererville, IN

Sarah Zumbahlen, JD,  Associate Legal Counsel
Illinois Casualty Company, Rock Island, IL

  • Examine approaches for handling high-value liability claims and suits from factual investigation to settlement or trial
  • Recognize issues surrounding the retention and use of experts
  • Explore effective approaches to identify and put together reasonable, good faith offers or to decide that the case should go to trial
  • Assess how much and what type of involvement the adjuster should have during litigation