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Northwest Insurance Law Conference October 28-19, 2021

October 28 - October 29

This program is designed to provide practitioners and insurance professionals with an update on new developments affecting the insurance industry in the Pacific Northwest.  The program will be beneficial to anyone associated with the insurance industry, particularly those involved in insurance claims.  The program will feature attorneys from Washington, Idaho, and Oregon with a range of experience in representing insurers and policyholders and also features a Judicial Panel discussion about insurance cases that should not be missed.

Agenda For Thursday, October 28, 2021
9:00 PDT INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW OF DAY ONE

Emily S. Miller, Program Co-Chair
Miller Insurance Law LLC

Eric J. Neal, Program Co-Chair
Lether Law Group

9:10 COVID LITIGATION

Tristan Swanson
Miller Nash LLP

10:00 INSURANCE AND BANKRUPTCY

Navigating the automatic stay; impact on coverage – the policy, insurance proceeds, deductibles, and self-insured retentions

Justin D. Leonard
Leonard Law Group LLC

10:45 BREAK
11:00 FIRST PARTY CLAIMS

James L. Guse
Barker Martin PS

Daniel S. Houser
Houser Law PLLC

12:00 MIDDAY BREAK
1:15 NURSING HOME AND ASSISTED LIVING COVERAGE

Challenges in insuring assisted living facilities; avoiding “tail” and limiting risk; particular coverage concerns; typical exclusions and limitations

Eric J. Neal
Lether Law Group

2:00 WHAT IS “BAD FAITH”?

Lloyd Bernstein
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

Ryan J. Hesselgesser
Forsberg & Umlauf PS

3:00 BREAK
3:15 WHAT ARE “BERMUDA POLICIES”?

James M. Davis
Perkins Coie LLP

4:00 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR SEXUAL ABUSE

Samuel Colito
Lether Law Group

Gabriel J. Le Chevallier
Parsons Farnell & Grein LLP

Eric J. Neal
Lether Law Group

5:00 ADJOURN
Agenda For Friday, October 29, 2021
9:00 PDT INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW OF DAY TWO

Emily S. Miller, Program Co-Chair
Miller Insurance Law LLC

Eric J. Neal, Program Co-Chair
Lether Law Group

9:10 INSURANCE CASE LAW UPDATE

Washington, Oregon, and Idaho Updates

Robert S. May
Kilmer Voorhees & Laurick PC

James P. Murphy, (Invited)
Murphy Armstrong & Felton LLP

Gary Sparling
Soha & Lang PS

Kyle Sturm
Foreman Sturm & Thede LLP

10:45 BREAK
11:00 “WRONGLY DECIDED!” – A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF SELECT INSURANCE CASES

Insurance experts discuss why they believe select cases have been wrongly decided within the applicable legal framework, including Oregon and Washington

Emily S. Miller
Miller Insurance Law LLC

Terri A. Sutton, CPCU, AU
Cozen O’Connor

12:15 MIDDAY BREAK
1:30 INSURANCE LAW PRACTICE TIPS

Thomas Lether
Lether Law Group

Paul A. Mockford
Parsons Farnell & Grein LLP

2:30 CHOICE OF LAW – “THE RABBIT HOLE”

For coverage, bad faith, and attorney fees

Shanelle A Honda
Miller Nash LLP

Seth H. Row
Miller Nash LLP

3:30 BREAK
3:45 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND EV POLICIES

• Storms – Increased Strength & Moisture
• Fire
• Shorelines and Landscapes
• DNR Perspectives – What Constitutes a Suit?
• 1st Party Claims
• Shuttered Restaurants
• Pollution – Water & Land
• Dry Cleaner Update
• Railroad Policies – “Total Pollution Coverage”
• Case Study: Jaw v. ProBuilder

Crystal S. Chase
Stoel Rives LLP

Kevin S. Mapes
Bateman Seidel Miner Blomgren Chellis & Gram PC

5:00 ADJOURN

 

Details

Start:
October 28
End:
October 29
Event Category:
https://www.theseminargroup.net/seminardetl.aspx?id=6143

Organizer

The Seminar Group

Venue

The Seminar Group
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