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Christopher M. Ramey

Damage By Multiple Perils

Monday 3:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 9:30

Christopher M. Ramey, JD, Partner, Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig
Brandon L. Sipple, Esq., VP, Coverage Director, Chubb

  • Identify common losses involving multiple causes of loss and their associated exclusions
  • Examine coverage nuances, including the efficient proximate cause and concurrent cause doctrines where applicable
  • Evaluate potential changes in policy language due to recent case law and assess potential effects of such changes
  • Ed Rensink

    Building Codes: New Developments, Variances, Etc.

    Monday 3:30 - 5:00
    Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00

    Craig Burgess, State Building Commissioner, IN Dept. of Homeland Security
    Wes Jordan, Engineer, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
    Ed Rensink, Principal, RTM Consultants, Inc.

  • Identify various residential building code issues that arise from loss adjustments
  • Describe recent commercial/residential building code developments and upcoming code issues
  • Explore the pursuit of building code variances, and its relevance to loss adjustments
  • Glenn Ricciardelli

    Manufacturing BI Claims: With or Without Extra Expense

    Monday 10:30 - 12:00
    Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00

    James Chin, JD, Shareholder, Carlton Fields
    Brian O'Connor, Sr. Executive General Adjuster, Engle Martin & Associates
    Glenn Ricciardelli, CPA, Partner, MDD Forensic Accountants

  • Describe issues encountered when adjusting Business Income losses involving manufacturing concerns, including the numerous opportunities for mitigating the loss
  • Review fundamental ISO policy elements of Business Income with and without Extra Expense, including period of restoration, due diligence & dispatch, obligation to mitigate, etc.
  • Evaluate accounting procedures in measuring Extra Expense and Expense to Reduce losses, including variable vs. fixed, continuing and non-continuing costs with manufacturing concerns
  • Review recent legal decisions from state and federal courts applicable to the terms and conditions of time element insurance policies
  • Andy Rock

    Mediation Techniques & Strategies that Work

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

    Andy Rock, JD, Partner, The Rock Law Group, P.A.
    Gus Wheeler, General Adjuster, Hartford Insurance Group

  • Describe optimal strategies to employ when preparing for a mediation
  • Identify qualities that contribute to a successful mediation
  • Demonstrate persuasive presentation techniques to enhance negotiation leverage
  • Evaluate steps to take to conclude mediation with enforceable settlements
  • Meghan E. Ruesch

    Social Media Liability Exposures & Coverage

    Monday 1:30 - 3:00
    Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00

    Kevin T. Merriman, JD, Partner, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy
    Meghan E. Ruesch, JD, Associate Attorney, Lewis Wagner, LLP
    Nicole Weir, JD, Senior Claims Attorney, SECURA Insurance Companies

  • Examine liability exposures and coverage for cyberbullying and other conduct arising out of social media use
  • Explore present and emerging causes of action enhanced or generated by social media use
  • Assess coverage issues under personal and commercial liability policies for social media-related claims
  • Michael T. Ryan

    Homeowner Conundrums: Issues & Analysis

    Tuesday 10:30 - 12:00
    Wednesday 3:30 - 5:00

    Paul Kilmer, CPCU, AIC, Claims Manager, EMC Insurance Companies
    Michael T. Ryan, JD, Partner, Merry, Farnen & Ryan, P.C.

  • Evaluate residency and determine who is an insured
  • Decide who has an insurable interest and can bring a claim
  • Identify who should be named on an insurance proceeds check, including mortgagee, loss payee, lien holder, etc.
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