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||CleanAppellate Issues at Trial||Please join Carol for her third installment of the 2018 Appellate Webinar Series, “Appellate Issues at Trial.” Carol will cover common appellate preservation issues that occur pre, during and post-trial under Florida and Texas law. ...||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAppellate Standards of Review Under Florida and Texas Law||Appellate Standards of Review Under Florida and Texas Law by Carol Rooney||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLitigating First-Party Property Bad Faith Lawsuits||Lawsuits for First-Party Property bad faith present unique challenges to Florida insurers. In Part Two of this webinar series, we will discuss common issues insurers face when defending these lawsuits. We will explore allegations commonly made by...||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanATTORNEY'S FEES AND TAXABLE COST||The webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the legal authority and procedures for recovering attorney’s fees and taxable costs under Florida and Texas law in the trial and appellate courts. CE and CLE credit for adjusters and...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQUICK INVESTIGATING TIPS FOR FIRE SPRINKLER CLAIMS||This course will provide the adjuster and subrogation specialist with quick investigating tips for simple to complex issues involved with fire sprinkler system claims. The presentation will address origin and cause, system identification, and...||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFIRST-PARTY PROPERTY BAD FAITH IN FLORIDA||Increasingly, property insurers in Florida are being sued for bad faith. What accounts for this increase? Mainly, it has been driven by recent appellate court decisions that have eroded and all but eliminated any prerequisites to bad faith...||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHANDLING ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFIT ("AOB") CLAIMS IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANES IRMA AND HARVEY||The classic example of an AOB claim is the following: an insured suffers property damage and hires a repair contractor to repair that damage. The repair contractor requires the insured to execute a written document, usually entitled...||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoHANDLING ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFIT ("AOB") CLAIMS IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANES IRMA AND HARVEY||Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have damaged large areas of Florida, Texas, and Louisiana, as well as brought heavy rain and wind to Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. As insurers handle thousands of property damage claims in these areas, they...||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Art of Advocacy- Persuasive Writing and Oral Arguments||Carol Rooney's third webinar for the 2017 Appellate Webinar Series covers persuasive writing and oral advocacy which are essential skills for lawyers and claims professionals. This course will provide the tips and tools to improve your ability to...||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanINSURERS, POLICYHOLDERS, AND DEFENSE LAWYERS: THE INS AND OUTS OF THE TRIPARTITE RELATIONSHIP||Anthony Russo identifies and analyzes the nature of the relationship between the insurer and the policyholder, the policyholder and the lawyer, and the lawyer and the insurer. He explains the recent history and development of these rules since the...||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEXTRAORDINARY WRITS CERTIORARI PROHIBITION AND MANDAMUS||EXTRAORDINARY WRITS CERTIORARI PROHIBITION AND MANDAMUS||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPRESERVING ERROR FOR APPEAL IN FLORIDA STATE COURTS 2017||How to Win the Battle AND the War||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCORPORATE REPRESENTATIVE DEPOSITIONS||Corporate Representative Depositions are faced by most corporate defendants sometime during litigation, yet the decision of who or why an individual is chosen to testify is often given little thought. Are there some typically overlooked...||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHANDLING ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFIT ("AOB") CLAIMS||Why are AOB claims on the rise in First-Party Property Claims? How do you read an AOB, and what do you look for? What are the bad faith concerns? Which pitfalls are common in these types of claims? Watch as Tim Engelbrecht, a Partner at Butler...||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|