Thursday, October 12, 2023
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
From personal homeowners and auto coverage to the Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy, every lawyer needs to understand the basics of insurance law.
YOU WILL LEARN:
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:05 – 10:05 a.m.
Get the Foundations of Insurance Policy Interpretation and Construction
Get real practical tips for reading and applying insurance policies. Learn how to interpret ambiguous policy terms. Understand reservation of rights letters and denials of coverage and what to do about them.
– Joseph A. Wetch, Jr.
10:05 – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
The Basics of Uninsured/Underinsured and Excess Coverage and Bad Faith Claims
Learn the requisites for claims, limitations on coverage and exclusions. Understand Minnesota’s Bad Faith Law and what remedies are available when asserting a bad faith claim.
– Peter M. Lindberg, Janine M. Loetscher & Jeffrey R. Mulder
11:15 – 11:25 a.m.
11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Understand Homeowners Policies – What They Cover and What They Don’t
Perhaps the most basic personal insurance coverage is the homeowners policy. Learn about dwelling protection, personal property protection and liability coverage, including for animals, home businesses and social host liability.
– Jenneane L. Jansen & Kris E. Palmer
12:25 – 1:10 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)
1:10 – 2:10 p.m.
No-Fault Case Law and Arbitration Update
Hear from an experienced practitioner and arbitrator about the latest no-fault cases and arbitration trends in 2023.
– Kelly Sofio
2:10 – 2:20 p.m.
2:20 – 3:20 p.m.
Master the Commercial General Liability (CGL) Policy
Get the foundations for interpreting the most common commercial insurance, the CGL policy. Learn the key terminology, coverages, exceptions and exclusions.
– Beth A. Jenson Prouty
3:20 – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Get the Essentials of Workers’ Compensation Coverage
Learn who is a covered employee and who is not. Discover what are compensable injuries. Understand Workers’ Compensation procedures and the Office of Administrative Hearings.
– Katie H. Storms
Friday, August 25, 2023
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Monday, September 18, 2023
Thursday, October 12, 2023
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.
$295 MSBA members / $295 paralegals / $345 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.