Insurance Law Basics 2014

Date: 10/03/2014

Insurance Law Basics

Chairpersons:  Niomi Drake & Paul Veillon
Friday, October 3 • 8:20am-3:30pm • 6 CLE Credits 
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle

8:30- 8:55        Know Your Playbook:  Reading the Policy
Gary Williams, Quilcene

8:55-9:20         Unnecessary Roughness and Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Avoiding the Adversarial Approach to UIM Claims from the Beginning and the Long-term Implications for Bad Faith Claims
Rob Dietz, Insurance Consultant, Arlington

9:20-9:45         Seahawks Win!  IFCA Trial Case Study
Sal Mungia, Tacoma, & James Beck, Tacoma

9:45-10:00       BREAK

10:00-10:25     Game-changing Special Teams Touchdowns:  UIM Stacking, Umbrella Policies, Borrowed Vehicles, Lions, Tigers, and Bears   
Jean Magladry, Bellevue

10:25-11:50     Seeing the Team Doctor:  The Difference Between a PIP IME and a CR 35 Exam and How to Respond and Prepare Your Client
Al Shabino, Seattle

11:50-12:05     Meet the Team:  Have more questions?  Take this opportunity to meet the speakers in small group settings.

12:05-12:30     Lunch (box lunches provided

12:30-12:55     Yellow Flags Here!  USAA PIP
Sarah Lee, Seattle

12:55-1:20       Take Care of the Equipment:  Property Damage Coverages, Diminished Value, Loss of Use, Additional Necessary Repairs, Preferred Body Shops,' and Subrogation under Meas v State Farm & Averill v Farmers
Steve Hansen, Tacoma

1:20-1:45         Winning in Overtime:  Excess Verdicts & Assignment of 3rd party cases
Ed Le, Renton

1:45-2:10         Call in the Backups:  How to get auto claims covered by health insurance
Carrie Umland, University Place

2:10-2:25         BREAK

2:25-2:50         No Yellow Flags Here!  Subrogation 101, 201, and 301: Mahler, Winters, Hamm, Thiringer, Sherry, and ERISA
Elizabeth Lepley, Bellevue   

2:50-3:15         Football Means Soccer to the Rest of the World - There’s More to Life than Auto Cases:  Commercial and Homeowner Claims
Tim Bearb, Seattle

3:15-3:30         Hail Mary Pass: Last chance to ask questions.  Take this opportunity to meet the speakers in small group settings.