DRI To Present Claims Seminar

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 01:00

DRI has scheduled a CLE program titled Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Claims Seminar.

The program, aimed at both defense attorneys and corporate counsel for insurers and health care providers, will take place Wednesday-Friday, April 23-25 at the InterContinental San Francisco, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco. Sessions will run from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on day one, 7 am to 4:45 p.m. on day two, and 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on day three.

Among the discussion topics will be: the latest decisions on life, health and disability insurance; practical recommendations and legal considerations for an ERISA litigation practice; an extract of key bad faith law and its evolution; guidance on the issues when a claimant files suit when the claim is ongoing, and special issues surrounding benefit plans issued to Native American tribes.

Among the speakers are Yvette Ostolaza, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Simeon D. Rapoport, assistant counsel and director of litigation, Standard Insurance Co, and Jeffrey A. Styres, associate counsel, Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (312) 795-1101 or visit www.dri.org.