Be Prepared for Even the Most Complicated Coverage Claims
Designed for professionals who want to develop further proficiency in handling complicated auto insurance coverage situations, this legal course examines select, sophisticated coverage issues and brings them to life with hypothetical situations and strategies for handling them. Spend the day in a good discussion of associated case law and exchange experiences with colleagues dealing with the same complex situations. Register today!
- Accurately allocate loss in insurance claims involving multiple tortfeasors.
- Stay up to date on the latest decisions regarding uninsured motorist offsets, stacking policies and “anti-stacking” policy language.
- Find out how the new CMS rules change Medicare set-asides and affect your settlements.
- Stay current on the latest case law and legislative decisions influencing auto insurance coverage.
- Explore ambiguous no-fault issues like defining “reasonable and necessary” medical care.
- Determine when working with a difficult client has crossed an ethical line.
- Exchange tips and concerns with colleagues and our experienced faculty.
- Multiple Tortfeasors
9:00 - 10:00, Gill A. Rogers
- The "Other Insurance" Provision
- Proceeding Against Both Insured and Uninsured Parties
- When Coverage Purports to be Excess Under Both Policies
- Representing the Insured in an Excess
- Stacking Insurance Coverage and Uninsured Motorist Offsets
10:15 - 11:15, Brooks C. White
- Stacking of Commercial and Personal Policies
- When is a Negligent Motorist Considered Underinsured?
- Uninsured Motorist Offsets: When is the Insurer Entitled to a Setoff?
- Medicare Set-Asides and the New CMS Rules
11:15 - 12:15, Brooks C. White
- Recovery Rights of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
- The New Rules and How They Will Affect Settlements
- Calculating Set-Aside Amounts
- Medicare's Interests - Do They Extend Beyond Settlement?
- Case Law and Legislative Update
1:15 - 2:15, Gill A. Rogers
- Advanced No-Fault Issues
2:15 - 3:15, J.G. "Gerry" Schulze
- Reasonable and Necessary Medical Care - What is it?
- Property Damage Issues
- Evaluation of a Total Loss
- Rejecting the Cheapest Estimate
- Independent Medical Exams and Second Opinions
- Wage Earner Disability Issues
- Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injury Issues
- Ethical Issues in Representation
3:30 - 4:30, J.G. "Gerry" Schulze
- The Client Who Lies
- Coverage Defeating Admissions
- Unethical Doctors and Your Client
- Unethical Insurance Adjusters and Your Client's Claim
This intermediate-to-advanced level seminar is geared towards professionals who want to develop further proficiency in handling complicated auto insurance coverage situations:
- Corporate Counsel
- Claims Counsel
- Claims Managers
- Other Insurance Professionals