WSAJ's 39th Annual Insurance Law Seminar

Date: 01/27/2017

WSAJ's 39th Annual Insurance Law Seminar


SPOKANE: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Davenport Grand Hotel

SEATTLE: Friday, January 27, 2017
Washington State Convention Center


8:20 - 8:30   Welcome and Opening
Mike Wampold, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney
Kristine Grelish, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney

8:30-8:55   Landmines to Navigate and Tools to Use When Handling a Multiple Plaintiff
Injury Case
Will Dixon, Seattle Attorney

8:55-9:15   UIM: Special Beast or Just Another Insurance Case?
Spokane:  Kristine Grelish
Seattle:  Deborah Nelson, Seattle Attorney

9:15-9:55   Damages:  Scope, Limits and Proving Causation in Insurance Cases
Shannon Kilpatrick, Seattle Attorney

9:55-10:10   Break

10:10-10:45   A Closer Look at Hot IFCA Topics
Leonard Feldman, Seattle Attorney

10:45-11:10   What to Watch for on Professional Liability Insurance and Health Care
Reform – New Coverage Option for Small Employers
Moranco & Associates, Spokane
Spokane: Marty Moran and Drew Jordan
Seattle:  Jeremy Moran and Kyle Lampi

11:10-11:35   PIP Litigation
Dave Breskin, Seattle Attorney

11:35-12:05   Annual Insurance Law Update
Valerie McOmie, WSAJ Amicus Co-coordinator
Daniel E. Huntington, WSAJ Amicus Co -coordinator

12:05-1:30   EAGLE Recognition Luncheon
(included in tuition - all are welcome)

1:30-2:00   You Won! So, Now What?  Obtaining fees and avoiding pitfalls
Richard Dykstra, Seattle Attorney

2:00-2:30   Putting On Your Damages Case Before the Jury
Mike Wampold, Seattle Attorney

2:30-3:00   Subrogation
Lisa Benedetti, Seattle Attorney

3:00-3:15   Break

3:15-3:45   Ethical Issues that Arise When Handling Insurance Law Cases
Matt Albrecht, Spokane Attorney

3:45-4:20   How To Avoid Being the Target: When the Defense Makes You the Bad Guy
David Beninger, Seattle Attorney

4:20-4:30   Questions & Answers with the Speakers