Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance Claims
This program will be held virtually. All program materials will be available to download on virtual website.
This seminar features lawyers with a depth of experience in complex insurance issues. The topics are designed to tackle practical problems that trial lawyers confront frequently in their dealings with insurance cases. The speakers will both delve into the finer points of UM/UIM and provide tips on how to navigate everyday challenges. We hope that you can join us for a day of learning and collaboration as we dig into UM/UIM issues.
Registration includes seminar materials (in electronic format) and 6.5 CLE hours (incl 1.0 ethics hour).
Topics & Speakers
Welcoming Remarks - Program Chair
Overview of UM and UIM Coverage, and Investigating Coverage
Determining Total UM/UIM Coverage, Stacking, and Credits
Presenting the UM/UIM Claim Pre-Suit, and Deciding Whether to File Suit or Demand Arbitration
Handling a Lawsuit Involving UM/UIM Coverage
Arbitrating UM/UIM Claims: Best Practices
Arbitration Hearing Best Practices from an Arbitrator's Perspective
Let’s Settle This Outside -- Ethics Considerations in Settlements
|250.00||NCAJ Attorney Member (2-5 years licensure)|
|185.00||NCAJ Public Service Member|
|140.00||NCAJ Legal Assistant Member|
|99.00||NCAJ New Admittee Member|
|185.00||NCAJ Retired Member|
|FREE||CLE Season Ticket Holder|
|FREE||*Judicial Law Clerk|
|25.00||Law School Students (must be NCAJ member)|
Thanks to Our Sponsors
Milner Settlements | Bryan Milner is a Senior Structured Settlement Consultant with Milner Settlements through Sage Settlement Consulting. He has been working with attorneys and their clients in North Carolina for over 19 years, and continues to be a strong supporter of NCAJ. Bryan takes on a compassionate, comprehensive approach. He understands the important and complex financial decisions that face individuals and families who are receiving settlements. He provides creative structured settlement options and helps the attorney navigate the complexities of settlement-related issues such as Medicare Set-Asides, Trusts, Lien Resolution, etc. He also assists attorneys with designing fee structures for their contingency fees. Bryan is a committee member of the newly formed American Association of Settlement Consultants (AASC).
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