Youth Sports Concussions: Risk Management and Liability Issues
Speakers: Rudy Castellani, MD, Western Michigan University School of Medicine | Anthony Corleto, JD | Todd Maugans, MD, Nemours Children’s Hospital
The medical concerns and media focus around concussions in amateur sports have been literal game changers for young athletes. In this session, a pediatric neurologist, a neuropathologist and an attorney will focus on the medical research, risk management action steps, and education of those who manage or are exposed to concussions within youth sports organizations.
Mock Summary Judgment and Appeal: Wind, Water & Worse
Speakers: James Nolan, Smith, Rolfes, & Skavdahl Company, L.P.A. | George M. Wallace, Wallace, Brown & Schwartz
Enjoy a bit of old-fashioned theater at the Annual Meeting during this mock trial, based on an actual case. You will witness a rousing dramatization of an argument around a motion for summary judgment in the trial court and an appeal by the losing party before three appellate justices. In the process, you will learn about the mechanics of insurance coverage litigation, how legal issues are framed and preserved, the differences between trial and appellate courts, and the way in which those courts analyze coverage disputes, as well as about the range of issues and policy provisions that lead to coverage determinations in multiparty, multicausal losses.
What You Don’t Know About Wildfires … Can Cost You
Speakers: Pat Durland, Stone Creek Fire LLC | Faith Ann Heinsch, S&K Global Solutions
An expert in wildfire mitigation and a scientist focused on wildland fire behavior and danger rating will distinguish between the myths and realities of wildfires. The presenters will examine the effects of climate trends, review the mechanics of structural wildfire losses, and explain how wildfire loss exposures can be quantified and wildfire losses mitigated.
Cyber Risk Insurance: Today’s Landscape and Future Projections
Speakers: Libby Benet | Dan Navarro | Michael Wilcox, Cisco
A diverse panel of experts will give an overview of cyber risk insurance and the current landscape from the points of view of insurers and IT security. We’ll include a moderated Q&A segment to address coverages, cyber risk mitigation, preparation for a cyber breach, and a look at the future of cyber risk management.