As part of ICT’s continuing mission to provide information and resources on issues of importance to the Texas insurance market, ICT is proud to offer webinars to better meet the insurance industry’s educational needs.
Understanding the Impact of Nuclear Verdicts
Tuesday, January 26, 11:00 A.M. (Central)
Nuclear verdicts refer to large jury awards. As the number of nuclear verdicts grow and the size of the verdict increases, it places upwards pressure on the cost of insurance.
Guest Speaker: Daniel Murray, Senior Vice President, ATRI
Daniel Murray has more than 26 years of experience in a broad range of transportation fields including trucking research and economics, transportation safety technologies and autonomous vehicles. As Senior Vice President for the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), Mr. Murray is responsible for managing ATRI’s transportation research, testing and evaluation, and he leads multiple national activities including the U.S. DOT-sponsored Freight Mobility Initiative.
COVID-19 Business Interruption and Liability Claims
Tuesday, February 9, 11:00 A.M. (Central)
In this jam-packed webinar, get a Texas litigation and legislation update on all things COVID-19. What are lawmakers focused on, and how will it affect the P&C industry?
Guest Speakers: Steven Badger & Kristin Cummings,
Attorneys, Zelle LLP
Steve has become actively involved in the insurance industry response to business interruption claims arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to representing his clients in individual and class action matters, Steve is working with insurance industry trade groups in formulating and directing the overall response to the issues arising in these matters.
Since joining Zelle in 2006, Kristin’s practice has been dedicated to representing clients in a wide range of complex insurance-related matters in both first party and third party disputes. She has significant experience in the areas of general liability, commercial property, energy, builder's risk, errors and omissions, professional liability, workers compensation, construction defects, and bad faith.
Social Inflation's Impact on P&C
Wednesday, February 24, 11:00 A.M. (Central)
"Social Inflation" refers to the rising costs of insurance claims resulting from increasing litigation, broader definitions of liability, and more plaintiff-friendly legal decisions.
Guest Speaker: Lee Parsley, Texans for Lawsuit Reform
Lee Parsley has worked with TLR since 2002, and now serves as its general counsel. Lee leads a team of attorneys who help identify and research solutions to the challenges facing Texas’ legal system. Lee’s background in civil and appellate law has given him firsthand experience in navigating Texas’ courts. His experience in the legislative process helps TLR engage with lawmakers and stakeholders to ensure Texas is passing principled laws for a fair and efficient legal system.
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