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Pursuing Subrogation Against Governmental Entities

Monday 10:30 - 11:30
Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30

Kevin DeGarmo, CSRP, AIC, Director-Subrogation & Salvage, Allianz Global Corp. & Spec.
Robert A. Stern, JD, Shareholder/Director, Clausen Miller P.C.

  • Identify the “real” obstacles to pursuing a subrogation claim against a governmental entity
  • Describe the laws addressing who “really is” a governmental entity and the law in these types of subrogation pursuit claims
  • Review basic elements and requirements necessary in considering subrogation pursuit against a governmental entity
  • Identify anticipated defenses, and devise strategies and arguments to avoid the defenses
  • Subrogation of Catastrophe & Weather-Related Claims

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

    Todd Denenberg, JD, Partner, Denenberg Tuffley, PLLC
    Andrea L. Newell-White, Senior Subrogation Rep., Allianz Global Corp. & Spec.

  • Review the types of claims from catastrophes or weather-driven losses that can result in successful subrogation
  • Separate "Acts of God" from "Negligence by man" claims when considering subrogation opportunities
  • Evaluate subrogation opportunities from constitutional claims, Federal Tort Claims Act, and breach of contract/negligence losses
  • Subrogation: Major Industry Trends

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

    Emma L. Gaddipati, JD, Partner, Grotefeld Hoffmann

  • Identify emerging technology and its use/application in investigating subrogation potential
  • Describe the pursuit of product liability claims in the internet age
  • Identify current trends in application of product liability laws in cases against large online retailers such as Amazon and ebay
  • Review facts and rulings behind the latest court decisions and statutes impacting the entire subrogation industry
  • Waivers of Subrogation & Limitations of Liability

    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
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