Seminar: Issues Affecting Insurance Carriers

September 30, 2010 at 10:00am5:00pm
Columbus Marriott Northwest
5605 Blazer Parkway

Please join the Dinsmore & Shohl Insurance Practice Group in Columbus, Ohio, as we discuss a variety of topical issues affecting insurance carriers in today's evolving insurance world.  The seminar will include remarks by Mary Jo Hudson, the Ohio Superintendent of Insurance, and Jury Consultant Dan Jacks will speak on Finding Jurors Who Can't Be Persuaded.  In addition, an array of Dinsmore & Shohl insurance attorneys from Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia will address seven topics ranging from bad faith and coverage issues to evidentiary issues effecting extra contractual insurance cases and the impact of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act on claims resolution.

There is no charge for the seminar, and lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.


9:30 - 10:00 AM


10:00 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:05 - 10:35 AM

Remarks by the Director
Guest Speaker Mary Jo Hudson, Ohio Superintendent of Insurance

10:35 - 11:10 AM

Strategies for Dealing with Public Adjusters
Gregory Harrison, Esq.

11:10 - 11:45 AM            

The Impact of the Unfair Claims Practices Act on Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
Perry Oxley, Esq.

11:45 - 1:15 PM    

Lunch provided by Dinsmore & Shohl

1:15 - 2:00 PM

Finding Jurors Who Can't Be Persuaded
Guest Speaker Dan Jacks, Ph.D., R&D Strategic Solutions 

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Mediation - Beyond Shuttle Diplomacy
Jill Endicott, Esq.

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Insurance Coverage for IP Claims under Advertising Injury Provisions
Richard Porotsky, Esq.

3:00 - 3:15 PM


3:15 - 3:50 PM

Is Your Claim File a Smoking Gun? Maintaining, Documenting and Protecting The Claim File
Mindy Barfield, Esq.

3:50 - 4:25 PM

Insurer Obligations and Concerns Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
Stephen Schweller, Esq.

4:25 - 5:00 PM

Liability for Prejudgment Interest and Attorney's Fees
Brian Sullivan, Esq.