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February 2018
 
Auto Accident Insurance 2018
 
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Specialists in the field will reveal the hot topics in litigating UM/UIM cases in Colorado – from both the Policyholders’ and Insurers’ Perspectives. Do not miss this unique opportunity to hear plaintiff and defense counsel discuss strategies at the same time!
 
Attendees will learn:
 
- How to Handle Common (and Some Not-So-Common) Issues Which Arise in UM/UIM Litigation
- Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid During the Litigation of UM/UIM Lawsuits
- The Essentials of the Latest Colorado Case Law Which Directly Impact UM/UIM Litigation
- New Strategies for Success in this Highly Litigious Practice Area
 
Knowledge of these important topics is essential to any attorney involved in automobile insurance law and the litigation of automobile accident cases.
 
Colorado Automobile Accident Litigation and Insurance Handbook, 3rd Edition, will save you countless hours of research time by providing the case or statute on point for every issue that might arise in handling an automobile accident case. Colorado Automobile Accident Litigation and Insurance Handbook, 3rd Edition, is a required element of the class.
 
Who Should Attend:
 
Tort & Insurance Attorneys
Personal Injury Attorneys
Litigation Attorneys
 
 
CBA-CLE Publications to Watch For:
Colorado Law of Insurance Bad Faith, 4th Edition, ZCLOIB15B
And
Handbook of Colorado Wrongful Death Law, 3rd Edition ZWDLHC15B
 
 
 
 
 
Agenda:
 
8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
9:00 am
Important Developments in Automobile Insurance Law
- Exhaustion Clauses in UIM Policies Are Unenforceable
- UIM Insurers Have No Obligation to Provide “Gap” Coverage
- Passengers in Single Vehicle Accidents Are Not Entitled to Recover Both Liability and UIM Benefits Under the Driver’s Policy
- An Insurer May Not Reduce the Amount of an Insured’s UM/UIM Benefits by Amounts Paid Under Medical Payments Coverage
- UM/UIM Causation Issues: Insureds Assaulted by Assailant Wielding Golf Club Were Not Entitled to UM/UIM Coverage
- Since a Person Can Have More Than One Residence, Provision in UM/UIM Policy Limiting Definition of Resident Relative to Person Who Maintains Primary Residence with Named Insured is Unenforceable
Presented by Gregory R. Giometti, Esq., and Michael D. Bellamy, Esq.
 
10:00 am
Networking Break
 
10:15 am
Important Developments in Automobile Insurance Law
- Waiver of UM/UIM Coverage by One Named Insured, Acting with Apparent of Implied Authority, Is Enforceable Against Second Named Insured
- Under C.R.S. 10-3-1115 & -1116, an Insurer May Have an Obligation to Pay UM/UIM Benefits on a “Piecemeal” Basis
- Filing and Obtaining Judgment Against Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Is Prerequisite for Insured to Recover Prejudgment Interest as Part of a UM/UIM Claim
- For Purposes of UIM SOL, Receipt of Payment of Settlement Does Not Equate With Receipt of Settlement Check, but Means Settlement Agreement Must Be Final
- Under McHaffie Rule, Where Employer Admits Potential Liability for Employee Driver’s Negligent Conduct Under Respondeat Superior, Plaintiff May Not Maintain Direct Claims Against Employer for Negligent Entrustment or Negligent Hiring, Training or Supervision of Driver
- Car Dealer Has No Duty to Inquire into Customer’s Driving History or Record Before Selling a Car
Presented by Gregory R. Giometti, Esq., and Michael D. Bellamy, Esq.
 
11:15 am
Hot Topics In Litigating UM/UIM Cases in Colorado – Policyholders’ and Insurers’ Perspectives
- When Does a UM/UIM Claim Arise, Triggering an Insurer’s Duty to Investigate?
- Timing, Extent and Scope of an Insurer’s Duty to Investigate a UM/UIM Claim
- Insured’s Duty to Provide Documents and Information to Insurer to Support UM/UIM Claim in Context of Insured’s Duty to Cooperate
- Use of Investigatory Tools by an Insurer in a UM/UIM Claim – Medical Records Reviews, IMEs and EUOs – Insured’s Duty to Cooperate
Presented by Jon F. Sands, Esq., Jeremy A. Sitcoff, Esq., and Moderator Gregory R. Giometti, Esq.
 
12:15 pm
Lunch Break (On Your Own)
 
1:15 pm
Hot Topics In Litigating UM/UIM Cases in Colorado – Policyholders’ and Insurers’ Perspectives
- Duty of Insurer to Provide Reasonable Explanation, Under Policy and Law, of Claim Decision to Pay or Deny Claim for UM/UIM Benefits
- Duty of Insurer to Make Advance Payments of “Undisputed Amounts” of UM/UIM Benefits
- Quality of Medical Evidence Necessary to Support Claims for UM/UIM Benefits – Sufficiency of Treating Physicians’ Records
- Challenging the Admissibility of Experts’ Opinions Under Rule 702 – Experts’ Qualifications and Reliability of Methodology
Presented by Jon F. Sands, Esq., Jeremy A. Sitcoff, Esq., and Moderator Gregory R. Giometti, Esq.
 
2:15 pm
Hot Topics In Litigating UM/UIM Cases in Colorado – Policyholders’ and Insurers’ Perspectives
- Litigating UM/UIM Claims in the Context of Colorado’s Statutory Bad Faith Scheme – Does Every Delay/Denial of Benefits Constitute Statutory Bad Faith?  
- When Does an Insurer Have a “Reasonable Basis” for Denying/Delaying Payment of a UM/UIM Claim?
- Strategies of Litigating UM/UIM Claims – Plaintiffs’ Perspective versus Insurers’ Perspective
- How Juries Perceive Insureds and Insurers in UM/UIM/Bad Faith Litigation – Successful Techniques in Litigating Cases and Mistakes and Pitfalls to Avoid
Presented by Jon F. Sands, Esq., Jeremy A. Sitcoff, Esq., and Moderator Gregory R. Giometti, Esq.
 
3:15 pm
Adjourn
  •   Standard Price
    $468.00 USD
  •   Member Price
    $408.00 USD
  •   General Credits
    6.00
  •   Ethics Credits
    0.00
Live Seminar Date
2/20/2018
Expiration Date
12/31/2020
Non-Member Price
$468.00 USD
Member Price
$408.00 USD
Product Code
TI022018J
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