Since Lether & Associates was founded, our firm has made the training of our attorneys and education of our clients a priority. The firm regularly presents seminars, in-house training and regularly publishes updates on important cases on developments in the insurance industry.

Based upon the favorable response we have received from clients and attorneys throughout the country, Lether & Associates has decided to present a free course at our Lake Union Office on October 25, 2017. The course will address coverage issues and extra contractual claims in the Northwest. The course will specifically focus on Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska. The course is approved for 5.5 CE credits in the State of Washington. Snacks and beverages will be provided throughout the day of the course.

The seminar agenda is as follows:

9:30AM  (15 minutes)   Introduction on Coverage and Extra-Contractual Claims
9:45AM (45 minutes)    Liability Insurance Claims- Duty to Defend and Duty to Indemnify in Washington and Oregon
10:30AM (30 minutes)   Additional Insured Claims and Risk Transfer Issues
11:00AM (60 minutes)   Extra Contractual Issues in Washington and Oregon

  • IFCA
  • Bad Faith
  • CPA Claims
  • Negligence Claims
  • Attorney Fee Claims

12:00PM (30 minutes)  Specific Areas of Concern Involving Claims Handling
12:30PM (60-minute break) Lunch
1:30PM (60 minutes)   First Party Property Insurance Claims Issues

  • Efficient Proximate Cause Rule Involving Property Claims’
  • Common Coverage Issues and Exclusions

2:30PM (60 minutes)    Fraud and Compliance Issues in Property Claims
3:30PM (30 minutes)    Questions

The speakers will include Tom Lether as well as other members of our firm. We hope that you are able to attend. If interested, please RSVP by October 11th, so we can secure a spot for you. Once again, this seminar is free and we hope to have you join us.