Itching & Twitching: Litigation Trends

Mar 27
Webinar

Itching & Twitching: Litigation Trends

Mar 27 2018 - Mar 27 2018

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Itching and Twitching: Litigation Trends for Talc, Fibromyalgia, PTSD and Other Emerging Risks  

Presented by the Agent & Broker, Claims, and Regulatory & Legislative Interest Groups

Tuesday, March 27, 2018  2:00 pm Eastern
(note: a previous email incorrectly stated the date as 3/28)

What it’s about:

We all remember the asbestos craze of the late 20th century, when insureds and insurers realized that a serious health hazard was surrounding them in the very tiles, drywall and ceilings of their homes and workplaces. Since then, insurance professionals have been continuously on the lookout for the next risk and how to protect insureds.

This is a "must-attend" webinar if you haven't yet heard about the following three emerging risks and their litigation trends:

  • Talc: a potentially dangerous mineral being questioned for its ongoing use in both cosmetics and building materials

  • Fibromyalgia: a chronic pain syndrome that is shaking up personal injury litigation

  • PTSD: a difficult to define mental disorder at the center of today's mental health debate

Two lawyers will share their first-hand experience with these little-known risks and how litigation trends will impact insurance professionals.
 


Cost

Individual Pricing:

CPCU Society members: FREE
Nonmembers: $79

Group Pricing (Unlimited Participants at One Location):

CPCU Society members: FREE
Nonmembers: $189

Non-CPCU Society Members: To purchase this recorded webinar, please contact MemberResources@theinstitutes.org


Continuing Education for CPCUs

CPCUs who attend will be awarded one credit hour towards the CE for CPCUs program. Learn more about Continuing Education for CPCUs here.

 

Seymour Everett III, Esq., CPCU

Seymour “Sy” Everett, III is a founding partner of Everett Dorey, LLP.  Mr. Everett is a leading litigator in California and is routinely retained as trial counsel in complex and challenging cases throughout the state.  He represents corporations, non-profits, cities, public agencies, special districts, school districts, police officers and individuals in all aspects of litigation. Cases include catastrophic injuries, asbestos, toxic tort, habitability, mold, general liability, wildland fires, business interference, libel, slander, environmental and administrative compliance. Mr. Everett holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting (CPCU) designation and is a former adjunct professor at USC School of Law. 

 

Samantha Dorey

Samantha E. Dorey is a founding partner of Everett Dorey LLP. She specializes in complex civil litigation with an emphasis in catastrophic injury, public entity defense, mass tort, asbestos litigation and environmental law.  Ms. Dorey represents property owners, property managers, cities, and corporations in all aspects of litigation.  She also regularly advises clients on non-litigated matters, including development of risk management protocols and procedures related to property management and environmental issues. Ms. Dorey is also an Adjunct Professor at Chapman University School of Law where she teaches a course on litigation strategy and civil procedure in California and federal courts. 

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