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Insuring Cannabis in Texas - 7/20/21 Insurance Law Webinar

sku Product SKU:  2021_Canna_Live

July 20, 2021 · 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT

Earn 1.0 hour MCLE credit!

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About the Webinar: The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas is proud to sponsor a Zoom webinar where attendees can learn about everything from the 2018 federal legislation legalizing hemp cultivation to the evolving status of medical marijuana in Texas. Learn from current cannabis and insurance coverage attorneys about the current state of legalization and insuring cannabis-related business activities.

Presenters: Lisa L. Pittman | Zuber Lawler LLP | Austin, Sarah Stogner | Stogner Legal | Midland & Kenny Eisman | HUB International Limited | New York

Sponsored by The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas in cooperation with The Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education

How the Webinar Works – Our Zoom portal uses your computer as a device to receive the seminar live in your office, home or any other location you choose. Registrants will receive an email the week of the seminar providing instructions for the webinar, including the special access/log-in link and passcode. When you login to join the meeting, follow the direct link or enter the meeting ID and passcode credentials and you will be patched into the webinar. Access details may not be shared.

Q&A - During the program, the audio and video will be streaming on your computer in "view/listen only" mode and you will be able to view the speaker's slides (if applicable). You will be given the opportunity to ask questions live using the Q&A or chat functions to be addressed either during or at the conclusion of the seminar.

Course Materials - A PDF or link to the course materials will be sent to registrants via email the week of the seminar if additional written materials are provided. Presentation slide copies may be provided after the webinar when permitted.

Registration Fees - The registration fee is $95 per site connection. (Current Insurance Law Section members receive a discount!) A site connection allows one person to log-in to the program and claim CLE credit. Additional participants from the same firm/company are $35 for each additional participant/connection. Only registered participants may claim CLE credit.

USD 95.0000

Anatomy of an Insurance Policy 2/24/21 Webinar Recording

sku Product SKU:  2021_AOIP_Recording

This purchase does NOT include participation in the live event. You are purchasing access to a recording of the webinar: "Anatomy of an Insurance Policy"

Recorded Wednesday, February 24 @ 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm Central

Earn up to 1.0 hour MCLE credit (no ethics) if filed by December 31, 2021!

About the Webinar: The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas is proud to sponsor a Zoom webinar with some of the preeminent insurance lawyers and mediators in Texas. Join us for a beginner's guide on how to review an insurance policy for the purpose of determining whether coverage exists. We will address the structure of a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy in particular, but the suggested approach will also apply to most other types of policies. We will dissect the various parts of a policy (e.g. declarations, insuring agreement, definitions, exclusions, conditions, etc.) and learn what impact they have on coverage. We will also note other considerations, such as regulatory notices, that may affect coverage. In the end, participants should gain a working understanding of how an insurance policy works.

Presenters: Linda M. Dedman | Dedman Law, PLLC | Dallas & Marjorie C. Nicol | Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP | Houston

*You will be receiving an email with a link to access the webinar recording along with a PDF copy of any slides or written materials used during the webinar. (NOTE: The access link cannot be shared. Only registered attendees/viewers are eligible to receive MCLE credit.)

USD 81.1900

Mediating Insurance Coverage Claims 1/26/21 Webinar Recording

sku Product SKU:  2021_MICC_Recording

This purchase does NOT include participation in the live event. You are purchasing access to a recording of the webinar: "Mediating Insurance Coverage Claims"

Recorded Tuesday, January 26, 2021 @ 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm Central

Earn up to 1.0 hour MCLE credit if filed by December 31, 2021!

About the Webinar: The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association ADR Section are proud to co-sponsor a Zoom webinar with some of the preeminent insurance lawyers and mediators in Texas. The panel of distinguished policyholder and insurer attorneys will discuss all aspects of mediating coverage cases, including: Zoom’s impact on mediations, how to prepare for coverage mediation, privilege and disclosure issues, and what are some issues that make insurance coverage mediations unique and some potential creative solutions for their resolution. While the panel will discuss insurance coverage issues it will also focus on general aspects of mediation, including how parties and the mediator should prepare for mediations and what the parties should expect from a mediator, including whether a mediation should be facilitative or evaluative. Time will be set aside for the panel to answer questions.

Featured Panelists:

Steven Schulwolf | Schulwolf Mediation, PLLC | Austin (Moderator)
Tamara D. Bruno | Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP | Houston
Beverly Godbey | Amy Stewart PC | Dallas
Catherine L. Hanna | Hanna & Plaut, L.L.P. | Austin
Daisy Khambatta | Kennedys CMK LLP | Austin
Peter Laun | Jones Day | Dallas
Jill A. Schaar | Locke Lord LLP | Houston
Paul J. Van Osselaer | Van Osselaer Dispute Resolution PLLC | Austin

Sponsored by The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas & Austin Bar Association ADR Section
in cooperation with The Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education

*You will be receiving an email with a link to access the webinar recording along with a PDF copy of any slides or written materials used during the webinar if permitted. (NOTE: The access link may not be shared. Only registered attendees/viewers are eligible to receive MCLE credit.)

USD 70.3600

UM/UIM: 3/25/20 Webinar Recording

sku Product SKU:  2020_UM-UIM_Recording

This purchase does NOT include participation in the live event. You are purchasing access to a recording of the webinar: "On the Road Again with UM/UIM: Is There a Brainard Detour on the Horizon?"

Recorded Wednesday, March 25 @ 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm Central

Earn up to 1.0 hour MCLE credit if filed in 2020!

About the Webinar: Two recent opinions issued by the San Antonio Court of Appeals have called into question the way that Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist cases are handled in Texas. In Allstate Insurance Company v. Irwin, 2019 WL 3937281 (Tex. App. - San Antonio August 21, 2019) and Allstate Fire and Casualty Co. v. Inclan, 2020 EL 373061 (Tex. App. - Corpus Christi, January 23, 2020), two intermediate courts have held that attorneys' fees are recoverable in UM/UIM declaratory judgment actions and in State Farm Mutual Automobile Association v. Cook, 2019 WL 4453763 (Tex. App. - San Antonio September 18, 2019) the San Antonio Court of Appeals held, in a matter of first impression, that an insurer can act in bad faith by failing to reasonably investigate or delaying payment on a claim for UM benefits until after the insured obtains a judgment establishing the liability and uninsured status of the other motorist. Meanwhile, litigants continue to squabble about the scope of discovery in UM/UIM cases, with mixed messages coming from the various intermediate courts and the Texas Supreme Court showing little willingness to review those decisions. What's a practitioner to do? In this webinar, Shawn Mechler, an attorney who regularly represents policyholders in UM/UIM cases and who authored the brief in the Irwin case, will discuss the question with Catherine L. Hanna, an attorney who represents insurance carriers.

Presented by: Catherine L. Hanna, Hanna & Plaut, L.L.P., Austin, Texas (Carrier) & Shawn M. Mechler, Crosley Law Firm, P.C., San Antonio, Texas (Policyholder)

*You will be receiving access to a mp4 video file of the webinar and emailed separately the copies of any slides or written materials used during the webinar. (NOTE: File sizes can be large and may take several minutes to download or begin playing depending on your connection and computer's processing speed.)

USD 81.1900

Insurance Appraisal: 7/17/19 Webinar Recording

sku Product SKU:  2019_Appraisal_Recording

This purchase does NOT include participation in the live event. You are purchasing access to a recording of the webinar: "The Supreme Court Weighs In: Insurance Appraisal in Texas after Ortiz and Barbara Technologies"

Recorded Wednesday, July 17th @ 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm Central

Earn up to 1.0 hour MCLE credit if filed in 2019!

About the Webinar: On June 30, 2019, The Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in two watershed cases long-awaited by insurance lawyers. In Barbara Technologies v. State Farm Lloyds and Ortiz v. State Farm Lloyds, the court provided much needed clarification of the interplay between insurance policy appraisal clauses and lawsuits involving breach of contract, bad faith, and Insurance Code violations, including of the Prompt Payment of Claims Act. Understanding the significance of these decisions is important for lawyers representing policyholders and carriers alike. This webinar sponsored by the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, and featuring prominent lawyers from each side of the docket, will explain the holdings of these cases and their implications for practitioners.

Presented by: William J. Chriss, Chair, Insurance Law Section, Corpus Christi, Texas (Policyholder) & Lisa A. Songy, Immediate Past Chair, Insurance Law Section, Dallas, Texas (Carrier)

*You will be receiving access to a downloadable mp4 video file of the webinar and emailed separately the copies of any slides or written materials used during the webinar. (NOTE: File sizes can be large and may take several minutes to download depending on your computer's speed.)

USD 70.0000

THE GATHERING STORM: 1/11/18 Webinar Recording

sku Product SKU:  2018_GatheringStorm_Record

You are purchasing access to a recording of the following webinar: "The Gathering Storm: What to Expect from the Anticipated Flood of Harvey-Related Litigation"

Held Thursday, January 11th @ 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm Central

Earn up to 1.0 hour MCLE credit if filed in 2018!

About the Webinar: Jeff Raizner will talk about issues deriving from Hurricane Harvey as it relates to 3 main types of potential claims that we'll see play out in litigation over the next few years and how they correlate with each other. First, there are the inverse condemnation claims for people affected by the Addicks and Barker dam releases and the various actions that have been filed with the Court of Federal Claims. We'll give an overview on the status of the litigation and a brief case law overview on federal takings. Next will be windstorm claims that property owners may have under a commercial property or homeowners policy, how the recent changes to the Texas Insurance Code will play into future litigation, the benefits of consolidating litigation, and lessons from Ike. And finally, there will be a brief discussion on how litigation over flood claims differ from litigation under the Texas Insurance Code related to windstorm claims, set against the backdrop of the various NFIP policies vs. private policies. Presented by: Jeffrey L. Raizner, Raizner Slania LLP, Houston, Texas

*You will be receiving access to a downloadable mp4 video file of the webinar and emailed separately the copies of any slides or written materials used during the webinar. (NOTE: File sizes can be large and may take several minutes to download depending on your computer's speed.)

USD 60.0000