Wednesday, November 15, 2017

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Registration

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Reception with Sponsors

Thursday, November 16, 2017

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Registration

7:30 am - 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast with Sponsors

8:15 am - 9:15 am

General Session

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshops I

  • A Loss Trifecta: Bytes, Bankruptcy, & Business Interruption
  • Common Disputes & Emerging Issues in the Large Commercial Roofing Loss
  • Contents Restoration on a Large Loss Scale
  • Coverage, Scope, Investigation & Adjustment of a Large Residential Fire Loss
  • Multiple First-Notice Suits Alleging Daycare Gave Melatonin to Children
  • The Water Intrusion Claim that Ate New Jersey
  • Urban Renewal Claims
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Lunch on Your Own

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Workshops II

    • Anatomy of a Catastrophic Burn Case
    • Avoid Red Herrings, Red Tape & Red Faces
    • Builders Risk: When Reality is Stranger than Fiction
    • Ensuing Loss: Current Challenges Property Claims
    • Recent Battles Over Appraisal: When Worlds Collide
    • When a Collapse Claim Involves More than a Collapse
    • Widespread CAT Event & Contingent Business Interruption Coverage
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

      Refreshment Break with Sponsors

      3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

      Workshops III

      • A Loss Trifecta: Bytes, Bankruptcy, & Business Interruption
      • Coverage, Scope, Investigation & Adjustment of a Large Residential Fire Loss
      • Handling the Multi-Million Dollar Negligent Security Claim
      • Multiple First-Notice Suits Alleging Daycare Gave Melatonin to Children
      • Navigating the Changing Seas of Assignment of Benefits
      • Urban Renewal Claims
      • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

        Reception with Sponsors

        Friday, November 17, 2017

        7:30 am - 12:30 pm

        Registration

        7:30 am - 8:00 am

        Continental Breakfast with Sponsors

        8:00 am - 10:00 am

        Workshops IV

        • Anatomy of a Catastrophic Burn Case
        • Common Disputes & Emerging Issues in the Large Commercial Roofing Loss
        • Contents Restoration on a Large Loss Scale
        • Ensuing Loss: Current Challenges Property Claims
        • The Water Intrusion Claim that Ate New Jersey
        • When a Collapse Claim Involves More than a Collapse
        • 10:00 am - 10:30 am

          Refreshment Break with Sponsors

          10:30 am - 12:30 pm

          Workshops V

          • Avoid Red Herrings, Red Tape & Red Faces
          • Builders Risk: When Reality is Stranger than Fiction
          • Handling the Multi-Million Dollar Negligent Security Claim
          • Navigating the Changing Seas of Assignment of Benefits
          • Recent Battles Over Appraisal: When Worlds Collide
          • Widespread CAT Event & Contingent Business Interruption Coverage

          • Join a prominent gathering of top-notch claim professionals and service providers from across the nation in Fort Worth, where we'll:

            • Evaluate a variety of large loss claim scenarios through interactive workshops and learn with the industry's best and brightest
            • Share knowledge, insight, and experience in adjustment and resolution strategies with large loss claim professionals
            • Connect with large loss adjusters and service providers from hundreds of disciplines and specialty areas

            Adjuster-led workshops encourage active audience participation, and provide an opportunity to learn from and with many of the industry's leading experts and performers. Classes are offered in three large-loss tracks:

            • Commercial Lines, Property Claims
            • Personal Lines, Property Claims
            • Casualty Claims

            Who Should Attend? Large loss claims adjusters and managers, supervisors, general adjusters and EGAs, complex case managers, senior claims management, and service providers who work with these claims. This is an excellent program for those who aspire to or are being groomed to adjust large and complex property and casualty claims within their respective organizations.


            Presenters with significant knowledge and industry experience as well as variety.

            The high quality of the presentations and the high quality of the audiences -- experienced adjusters with lots of useful contributions.

            Chance to expand to additional perspectives.

            The people...always the people. PLRB staff is always outstanding, the speakers are prepared, and the attendees are eager to mingle and learn!

            Register Now!

            Avoid Red Herrings, Red Tape & Red Faces

            • Casualty claim with breach of privacy, first amendment, co-employment, immigration, concealed carry, and default issues
            • Recognize dangerous conditions that may result in premises liability claims
            • Implement a rapid response team to investigate and retains experts to preserve evidence and privilege
            • Reduce insured's potential liability, minimize damages, and avoid or set aside default judgment
            • Avoid potential ethical issues that arise when attorneys become investigators or represent employers and employees with potential conflicts of interest

            Urban Renewal Claims

            • Identify coverage issues related to weather and construction techniques in a downtown environment including historic buildings
            • Analysis regarding first-party and third-party claims including number of deductibles, warranties on the policy, and additional coverage
            • Provide strategies related to the difficulties of construction and associated risks involved when working within the city environment
            • Describe risk management techniques when working next to existing buildings including condition assessments and vibration monitoring
            • Determine new and pre-existing damages related to the demolition, shoring, and new construction

            Recent Battles Over Appraisal: When Worlds Collide

            • Determine whether and when a claim is appropriate for resolution by appraisal
            • Respond to an appraisal demand when appraisal is not an appropriate strategy or means of claim resolution
            • Evaluate whether the appointed appraiser and umpire are "qualified" (e.g., competent and impartial)
            • Timing and mechanics for objecting to an "unqualified" appraiser or umpire
            • Basis and timing for seeking to vacate an appraisal award

            PLRB greatly appreciates the following claims service providers for their outstanding support for the 2017 Large Loss Conference.

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