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March CE Madness

Crowne Plaza, Edison

Schedule of events

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Register 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • NJCE: 4 GEN
E&O—Practical Solutions for the Insurance Professional ^FF ^UM

Catherine L. Trischan, CPCU, CIC, CRM, AU, AAI, CRIS, ARM, MLIS

This course begins with a general discussion of the errors and omissions exposures faced by all insurance producers. We will discuss the costs of E&O to the agency as well as the sources of E&O claims and an agent's standard of care. We will look at common areas of E&O and discuss specific measures that can be taken to help an agency reduce the probability of a successful E&O claim being made against it. Lastly, we will look at the E&O claim process and discuss what an agency should and should not do in an E&O situation.

^FF Denotes this course has been approved for E&O loss preventioncredit by Fireman's Fund.
^UM Denotes this course has beenapproved for E&O loss prevention credit by Utica Mutual.
Call thePIA E&O Department for details: (800) 424-4244.


Register 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • NJCE: 4 GEN
Court Cases Where Courts Have Found Coverage for Dummies

Robin Federici, CPCU, AAI, ARM, AINS, AIS, CPIW

There are always those "crazy" stories of insurance claims being paidfor the foolish acts of insureds. Why are our insureds making poor decisionsand then looking to their insurance carrier to pay for their tomfoolery?We will review recent court cases to see where the courts havefound "coverage for dummies" under both commercial and personallines policies—and getting a good laugh out of a serious subject.


Register 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. • NJCE: 3 ETH
Ethics—Is It Relevant to Insurance?

Robin Federici, CPCU, AAI, ARM, AINS, AIS, CPIW

This intermediate ethics course combines lecture with class participation. The interactive portion of the program encourages the participants to discuss the issue of ethics as it relates to the insurance industry and our working environment.


Register 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. • NJCE: 3 GEN
A Detailed Look at Commercial Property

Steven D. Lyon, CPCU, CIC, CRM, AAI, ARM, CRIS, AIS

This course will cover the following topics: Commercial property conditions, Building, Business personal property, Labor, materials and services you furnish, Tenants improvements and betterments, Property of others and insurance to value—the "real" replacement cost.


Register 5-8 p.m. • NJCE: 3 GEN
Insuring the Lease Exposure

Steven D. Lyon, CPCU, CIC, CRM, AAI, ARM, CRIS, AIS

This course will cover the following topics: History of leasing, Concept of leasing, How a lease works, Types of leases, Types of real property leased, Auto leases, Business property/equipment leases, Building leases, Lease insurance, Retention, Liabilities and much more.


Thurs. March 26, 2015

Register 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • NJCE: 4 GEN
A Complete Guide to the Business Auto Policy

Steven D. Lyon, CPCU, CIC, CRM, AAI, ARM, CRIS, AIS

This course will cover the following topics: Who is an insured, Drive other car coverage, Employee hired autos, Lessor - additional insured and loss payee, Designated insured, Hired auto specified as covered auto you own, Employee as lessor, Employee as insureds, Other endorsements, Insuring agreement, Right and duty to defend against a suit, Liability coverage and much more.


Register 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. • NJCE: 3 GEN
Contractual Liability Confusion

Steven D. Lyon, CPCU, CIC, CRM, AAI, ARM, CRIS, AIS

This course will cover the following topics: Liability to others, Indemnity agreements, Contractual liability insurance vs. additional insured, Overlooked benefits of indemnity agreements, Policy exclusions and contractual liability and much more!


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