Professional Notes & Events
- Nov 29, 2012 - Speaker at 2012 ACI Bad Faith Litigation Conference
Partner Michael Newman will be a panelist at the 2012 ACI Bad Faith Litigation Conference (November 28-29, 2012 | Orlando, FL): Mitigating the Potential for Punitive Damages and Responding to Punitive Damage Claims When They Arise.
- Oct 02, 2012 - Speaker at International Bar Association Annual Conference: “Are Lawyers’ Fees Fair and Reasonable”
San Francisco partner Jack Pierce has been invited to speak at the International Bar Association's Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland on October 2, 2012, at a Joint Session of the European Regional Forum, the Law Firm Management Committee and the Professional Ethics Committee. He will be on a panel of international speakers discussing the evaluation of the reasonableness of attorneys fees and costs in international disputes. ("Are Lawyers' Fees Fair and Reasonable In All The Circumstances")
- Oct 01, 2012 - Speaker at International Claim Association: Mock Disputed Disability Claim Mediation
Marty Rosen will be speaking on Mock Disputed Disability Claim Mediation at the International Claim Association (September 30 - October 1, 2012 | Orlando, FL).
If you have ever thought about using a mediated approach to resolving a disputed claim or wondered what goes on in an actual mediation, join us for this workshop. We will present a mediated resolution to a disputed disability claim. The presenters will include a defense attorney, plaintiff’s attorney, mediator, and an insurance company representative. Suitable for disability professionals with varying levels of experience and expertise.
Joining Marty on the panel are: Leonor Lagomasino, Carlton Fields PA; Thomas Kane, Florida State and Federally Certified Mediator; Ronda Tranter, Unum; & Robert Dubiel, MetLife.
Download the conference brochure here (pdf).
- Aug 21, 2012 - Robert Hess to Present at Western Claim Conference
Insurers are taking a lot of heat for not making enough efforts to find beneficiaries or others who are entitled to policy proceeds. At the 2012 Western Claim Conference, Robert Hess will provide a legal update regarding unclaimed life insurance benefits.
- Jul 27, 2012 - Steven Weinstein to Present at ACIC Annul Conference
Steven Weinstein will present on the How to Get Your Rate Filing Approved Without a Hearing Even if There are Intervenors! with Vanessa Wells, partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, and Robert Hoffman, partner, SNR Denton LLP, at the 23rd Annual Association of California Insurance Companies' (ACIC) General Counsel Seminar in Las Vegas (July 25-27, 2012).
- Jul 26, 2012 - Robert Cerny to Present at ACIC Annual Conference
Robert Cerny will present on Super Group Internet Marketing at the 23rd Annual Association of California Insurance Companies' (ACIC) General Counsel Seminar in Las Vegas (July 25-27, 2012).
- Jul 26, 2012 - Robert Hogeboom to Present at ACIC Annual Conference
Robert Hogeboom will present on How OSC Claims Actions Undermine the Claims Examination Process and Use of the Fair Claims Practices Regulations at the 23rd Annual Association of California Insurance Companies' (ACIC) General Counsel Seminar in Las Vegas (July 25-27, 2012).
- Mar 28, 2012 - David McMahon to Present at Annual Council on Litigation Management Conference
San Francisco partner David McMahon will lead a panel discussion at the CLM annual conference (March 28-30 | San Diego, CA), "Oil and Water Do Not Mix - But When They Do, There Will be Litigation."
This series of case studies are designed to provide a primer on oil spill related litigation and the differing regulations, statutes and case law which the claims professional mus be conversant with to capably handle such matters.
- Feb 28, 2012 - Speaker at 2012 Eastern Claim Conference: Disability Jeopardy!
Brush up on your disability knowledge! Win valuable prizes! Attend a session you’re certain not to sleep through!
Join Barger & Wolen's Martin Rosen, an experienced litigator, and Carrie Barnes, Esq., Counsel, Disability Management Services, as they review best practices, applicable law and other aspects of handling disability claims in a fun, game-show format.
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