Events & Speaking Engagements

<< Return to Events & Speaking Engagements List

Register Today for KD's First Party Property Conference in Tampa, Florida

April 1, 2019


 
It is our pleasure to invite all claims professionals to our First Party Property Conference on April 26 in Tampa, Florida!

The event is complimentary and is designed to provide guests with information that will assist them in claims handling and management.

All courses have been approved by the State of Florida, and attendees will be eligible to receive up to six Florida Continuing Education Credits.

The great program we have lined up is as follows:

Playing Roulette with Policy Conditions

Speakers: Valerie Dondero and William Sabinson

This course will provide an overview of an insured’s obligations under a property insurance policy after a loss occurs and once the claim is submitted to the carrier. Guests will learn how a failure to comply with those obligations can affect coverage and any subsequent litigation, and why it is important to understand the applicable legal principles at the adjusting level of handling the claim.

 

Florida Hold 'Em Poker: Evaluating and Defending Attorney Fee Claims

Speakers: Michael Balducci, Caryn Bellus, Michael Clarke, Jarred Dichek, and Michael Walsh

This course will teach insurance professionals how to evaluate and defend attorney fee claims. It will include an overview of procedures and practices and will go over how to assess hours and rates claimed, fee entitlement and how to contest the claim presented under the applicable law.

 

CRAPS - Civil Remedy Anatomy, Protocols, and Solutions

Speakers: Bretton Albrecht and Charles Watkins

This presentation will provide a basic primer on civil remedy notices of insurer violations (CRNs) under Florida’s bad faith statute, §624.155, Fla. Stat. It will address what they are and why they are important, as well as the requirements for a CRN and CRN responses. It will also touch on the confession of judgment rule and its relationship to “curing” a CRN.

 

Virtual Slots: Technology Solutions for First-Party Coverage and Claims

Speakers: Stuart Poage and Daniel Mercher, P.E. of Focus Forensics

This panel discussion and presentation will focus on the use of modern technology including 3D scanners, drone, and computer animation to assist property insurers, their insureds, and defense counsel in firs-party matters beginning with the underwriting process, through anticipated loss analysis, and resulting insurance claims and litigation. The changing world and decreasing cost of technological aids have changed the way properties are designed, insured, forensically analyzed, and litigated. Examples of some of the new tools and their applications will be shown as part of the presentation.

 

Blackjack! - 25% (Not “21”) on Litigating Roofing Claims

Speakers: Jonathan Aihie, Jessica Murray and Stephanie Seligman

The course will provide an overview of how to maneuver through and properly adjuster a roofing claim, how to issue spot and address roofing issues within a public adjuster’s estimate and field adjuster’s estimate, how to calculate a roof replacement, when repair is a viable option and what you should expect from your field adjuster on any roofing claim.

 

At the End – The House Always Wins: Analyzing & Determining Coverage for Wind & Water Damage Claims

Speakers: Anthony Atala, Sarah Goldberg, and Katherine Moon

This presentation will focus on analyzing whether a loss is the result of wind and/or rain to assist claims examiners, insurance industry professionals and defense counsel in first-party homeowners and commercial matters to properly analyze the cause of damage, particularly for a Hurricane loss, and make an early determination as to coverage. The course will also address evolving case law in the area of concurrent causation and valued policy law, which should be considered in determining whether a loss is covered under a homeowners or commercial insurance policy.


Space is limited, so register today!

For questions or registration information, please contact Aileen Diaz at ad@kubickidraper.com.
 

locations

Miami

Miami Office

9100 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

view location | map location

Miami-Dade

Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

view location | map location
Monroe
Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

view location | map location
Broward
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

view location | map location

Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie

Tampa

Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

view location | map location
Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota
Orlando

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

view location | map location
Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole
Ocala

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

view location | map location
Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia
Jacksonville

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

view location | map location
Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union
Pensacola

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

view location | map location

Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton

Tallahassee

Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

view location | map location

Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

view location | map location

Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee

Mobile

Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

view location | map location

Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

Seattle

Seattle Office

800 5th Avenue, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98104

T: 206.453.3030 F: 206.829.9046

view location | map location
King | Pierce | Snohomish 

hover over location name to preview, or click it for full details

Our Firm

our hi(story)

In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 100 attorneys.

ourattorneys

Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat.

find an attorney

ourDIVERSITY

Kubicki Draper is committed to fostering an environment of equal opportunity for success and believes diversity is not only a moral imperative, but is also sound business practice.

Read More

ourPractices

In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

browse our practice areas

ourresults

Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

preview our results

ourreach

With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

browse our practice areas