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Waivers of Subrogation & Limitations of Liability

Curriculum: Subrogation

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

David D. Brisco, JD, Member, Cozen O'Connor

  • Evaluate waivers of subrogation and limitations of liability to determine if the waiver applies to the case at hand
  • Describe the legal issues involved in waiver of subrogation and limitation of liability cases
  • Identify the full list of available arguments that a waiver of subrogation is not applicable
  • Water Mitigation, Mold & Wind-Driven Rain Issues

    Curriculum: Adjusting Property

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

    Daniel Bernazzani, Ph.D., SVP Environmental Division, YOUNG & Associates
    Robert J. Donahue, Jr., AIC, National Training Manager, Sedgwick
    Edward N. Jones, VP-Education/Oper. Excellence, CodeBlue, LLC

  • Evaluate appropriate procedures for contractors during the mitigation process
  • Describe situations when water or mold damage standards and guidelines are appropriate
  • Review the importance of coverage issues with wind-driven rain
  • Describe accurate records useful for mitigation efforts in a variety of claim scenarios
  • Analyze contractors’ scope of work for reasonableness and accuracy
  • Wildfires: Highlights from the Field

    Curriculum: Adjusting Property

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

    Adam S. Goerges, AIC, Alternative Markets Claims, Great American P&C Group
    Russ Nassof, Esq., President, RiskNomics LLC

  • Explain the “Signature” method of identifying wildfire damage how it differs from other methods currently in use
  • Describe the required steps to produce a “Signature” investigation of wildfire damage
  • Evaluate the reports from industrial hygienists regarding wildfire causation and proposed remediation
  • Establish a remediation protocol for identified wildfire smoke damage
  • Women's Leadership in Insurance

    Curriculum: General Interest

    Monday 3:30 - 5:00

    Lisa Bergeron, Chief Visionary Officer, AWE
    Jenny Pye, CPCU, AIC, API, Director-Quality Improvement, Liberty Mutual Insurance
    Lisa St. Onge, AIC, AIM, AVP Claims, Amica Mutual Group

  • Leverage the power of self-promotion and personal advocacy
  • Describe ways to strengthen your influence
  • Practice negotiation strategies to balance the power
  • Strengthen your communication skills to speak up and be heard
  • A networking reception will be held immediately following this session for attendees.
  • Workplace Discrimination & Harassment: Emerging Issues

    Curriculum: Casualty Campus

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

    Amy E. Johnson, JD, Of Counsel, HeplerBroom, LLC

  • Review policy forms applicable to workplace claims
  • Examine statutory claims arising out of workplace discrimination and harassment
  • Identify and describe typical companion common law claims
  • Explore approaches for assessing liability and policy coverage

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