Mealeys Practical Training for the Claims Professional

Venue: The Westin Hotel

Location: Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 04, 2004 End Date/Time: Mar 04, 2004
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Thursday March 4, 2004

8:00 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

Mark Cahill, Choate Hall & Stewart

9:15 How Big Is Your Coverage? Additional Named Insured Issues

R. Nicholas Gimbel, McCarter & English

James Veach, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass

10:15 Morning Break

10:30 Labor and Employment Claims

Christine Wichers, Choate Hall & Stewart

11:15 Construction Defect and Mold Claims

Harry Lee, Steptoe & Johnson

Keith Moskowitz, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

12:15 Lunch Break

1:45 A New Spin On "Old" Claims: Handling Asbestos and Silica
Mary Beth Forshaw, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

3:00 Break-Out Session: Interactive Session Based On a Surprise Mock Claim

Attendees will break-out into groups after being presented with a fictitious claim, with the goal of trying to spot the key issues, and discuss how to go about handlingthe work-up and potential resolution of the claim. The group will then meet back together for a panel discussion of the issues.

Speakers to be announced

4:15 Top Ten Issues To Raise When You Are Presented With a Claim

John Yang, Wiley Rein & Fielding

5:15 Adjourn