Mealeys Bad Faith Conference

Venue: The Westin Hotel

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 22, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 23, 2003
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Monday, September 22, 2003



8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast



8:45 Introduction and Opening Remarks

William Barker, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

Philip Maxwell, Longley & Maxwell



9:00 The State of Punitive Damages After the Campbell Decision

MODERATORS: William Barker, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

Philip Maxwell, Longley & Maxwell

L. Rich Humpherys, Christensen & Jensen

Shelia Birnbaum, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Evan Tager, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw

Arnold Levinson, Pillsbury & Levinson



10:15 Potential Liability Arising Out of Class Actions

Jeffrey Lennard, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

Michael Bidart, Shernoff Bidart & Darras



11:00 Morning Break



11:15 Risk Reduction Procedures of Companies

MODERATOR: William Barker, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

Benjamin Love, Cowles & Thompson

Charles Cavas, MetLife Auto & Home Insurance Company

Stephen Johnson, Farmers Insurance Company

Seth Ingall, GEICO

Joe Radogno, Insurance Company



12:45 Networking Luncheon



1:45 Health Disability and Managed Care Bad Faith Issues

George Parker Young, Law Offices of George Parker Young

John Scott, Scott Yung



3:00 Afternoon Break



3:15 Bad Faith Arising From Mold Claims

Thomas Brown, Hecker Brown Sherry & Johnson

Additional speaker to be announced



4:15 Putting Litigation Conduct on Trial

Floyd Bienstock, Steptoe & Johnson

Additional speaker to be announced



5:15 Networking Reception



Tuesday, September 23, 2003



7:45 Continental Breakfast



8:00 BONUS SESSION

Ethics Session: Conflicts of Interest In the Tripartite Relationship of Insurance Defense Counsel

Katherine Eastmoore Giddings, Katz, Kutter, Alderman & Bryant



9:00 The Duty to Defend, the Duty to Settle, Sweetheart Settlements, and Liability in Excess of Policy Limits

Philip Maxwell, Longley & Maxwell

William Barker, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

Additional speaker to be announced



10:15 Morning Break



10:30 Procedural Guide to Trying a Bad Faith Case: Working Up a Bad Faith Case for Trial - For the Experienced Bad Faith Litigator

H. Robert Powell, Hughes & Luce

Additional Speaker to be announced



11:30 Emerging Bad Faith Issues

Bennett Cooper, Steptoe & Johnson

Additional Speaker to be announced



12:15 Adjourn


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99 South 17th Street
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
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