WSAJ's 37th Insurance Law Seminar 2015

Date: 01/23/2015

WSAJ's 37th Annual Insurance Law Seminar:  Looking Back & Thinking Forward 

Chairpersons:  Isaac Ruiz & Ken Friedman
Seattle: Friday, January 23, 2015 • Seatac Marriott

6.75 CLE Credits Approved

For Plaintiff's Practitioners Only!

             8:20-8:30    Welcome and Introduction
Ken Friedman, Seattle
Isaac Ruiz, Seattle

             8:30-9:05    What's Happening with Cedell v. Farmers Insurance Co. 
Shannon Kilpatrick, Seattle

             9:05-9:35    What's the Latest on the Insurance Fair Conduct Act • Isaac Ruiz, Seattle

           9:35-10:10    UIM Claims Splitting • Kyle Olive, Seattle

         10:10-10:25    Break

         10:25-10:55    Discovering the Ins and Outs of PIP Claims • Janelle Carney, Spokane

         10:55-11:45    Conducting Discovery in Bad Faith Cases • Rick Berry,  Phoenix, Arizona

           11:45-1:00    EAGLE Recognition Lunch (included in tuition)

         1:00 to 1:40   What's New in the Appellate Courts • Brian Harnetiaux, Spokane 

             1:40-2:10    Insurance Subrogation Under Washington Law • Shelly Speir, Tacoma

             2:10-2:50    Class Actions in Insurance Cases and Anti-SLAPP Update • Ian Birk, Seattle

             2:50-3:35    “But I Thought Warren Buffet Was a Good Guy”—Loss Portfolio Transfers, Resolute Management, and Institutional Bad Faith • Frank Cordell, Seattle

             3:35-3:50    Break

             3:50-4:25    Observations on the Use of Bad Faith Experts by a Former Defense Lawyer •
Dennis Smith, Seattle

             4:25-5:00    Trying IFCA Cases and Enhanced Damages • Ken Friedman, Seattle