Everyone involved with automobile and trucking claims is aware of the complex liability, insurance coverage and regulatory issues associated with the successful handling of these claims. A solid understanding of potential issues can often be the difference between a successful outcome and a bad result with adverse consequences.
The purpose of this seminar is to provide attendees with practical and up-to-date information on common issues related to the prosecution, defense and handling of automobile and trucking claims. The experienced faculty will cover a variety of topics ranging from insurance coverage and the latest case and regulatory developments to practical litigation advice and case resolution.
- Latest insurance and regulatory developments
- Plaintiff and defense litigation strategies
- Insurance coverage and bad faith
- Case valuation and settlement
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
B. Insurer's And Insured's Obligations
C. Coverages And Exclusions
D. Applications/Examples/Practical Considerations
II. Coverage Disputes/Reservation
Of Rights/Insurance Code/
B. Insurer's And Insured's Obligations – Tilly Doctrine
C. Duty To Defend/Duty To Indemnify/Reservation Of Rights
D. Bad Faith/Insurance Code/Fair Settlement
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
III. DOT/Trucking Law
A. Legal Duties Of A Driver
B. Legal Duties Of An Employer
C. Legal Requirements In The Event Of An Accident
IV. Special Issues/Legislative
A. Update On HB4 (Cleanup)
B. Legislative Changes Post-HB4
C. Impact And Future Outlook
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Investigating/Litigating The
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
VI. Investigating/Litigating The
B. Causes Of Action
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Insurance Issues – Plaintiff's
B. Finding The Coverage (Who Do I Sue?)
C. Maintaining The Coverage (How Do I Plead?)
D. Obtaining The Coverage (How Do I Get The Proceeds?)
E. Avoiding Exclusions And Properly 'Stowerizing' The Insurer
F. Bad Faith
VIII. Panel Discussion
A. Case Valuation
C. Dispute Resolution
D. Coverage Disputes