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Recovering Payments Through Third-Party Claims

Curriculum: Casualty Campus

Monday 1:30 - 3:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 10:00

John A. Lee, Esq, Partner, Goldberg Segalla

  • Examine different third-party recovery options
  • Identify facts that determine when each recovery option may be used
  • Describe the various legal strategies employed in pursuing each recovery option
  • Pinpoint relevant policy language providing the basis for each recovery option
  • Reservation of Rights & Coverage Declinations

    Curriculum: Casualty Campus

    Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30
    Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00

    Charles W. Browning, JD, Partner, Plunkett Cooney

  • Examine highly effective practices for handling claims while under reservation of rights
  • Identify and describe critical aspects of reserving rights and declining coverage, including when notice is required, the content of such notice, its timing, and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
  • List the essential elements of sound reservation of rights and coverage declination letters and explore consequences of failing to address one or more of these elements
  • Assess the scope of defense control while defending under reservation of rights and the potential for defense cost recoupment
  • Resolving Difficult Claims: Strategies for Property Adjusters

    Curriculum: Adjusting Property

    Monday 3:30 - 5:00
    Wednesday 8:30 - 10:00

    Jonathan Barger, JD, Attorney, Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig
    Nanci L. Smilie, CPCU AIC, Property Claims Specialist, Erie Insurance Group

  • Identify common areas of disagreement in commercial and personal lines property claims
  • Distinguish factors driving disputes from the insured’s perspective and the insurer’s perspective
  • Develop approaches for effective communication with insureds
  • Utilize strategies for resolving disputes in an amicable fashion
  • Reverse Engineering & the Impact on BI

    Curriculum: Large Property Losses

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

    Paul Blanchard, AIC, Executive General Adjuster, Allianz Global Corp. & Spec.
    Scott Kiley, CEO & Chairman, Industrial Loss Consulting
    Reinhard Krestel, CPA, Partner, Matson Driscoll & Damico, LLP

  • Identify potential time element savings relating to repair and replace issues
  • Calculate the cost benefit of reverse engineering and impact on business interruption decisions
  • Explore real world case studies involving real time decision making processes

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    Learning with and from others in our industry. A lot of great information was exchanged among attendees in the classes. interesting to hear about what others are doing and how it is working for them. I feel like it provides a perspective on common issues, insights that is difficult to gain in any other way.

    Opportunity to network with other professionals and discuss relevant topics of the day.

    PLRB remains the "gold standard" for insurance industry conferences.

    For my first time attending I really felt like I took away many helpful points to use.

    The conference was amazing and provided top notch educational opportunities, as it always does.

    The sessions I attended were relevant to my job, engaging, and well done.

    PLRB greatly appreciates the following claims service providers for their outstanding support for the 2018 Claims Conference.



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