11th National

Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Valuing Risk, Controlling Exposures, and Defending the New Face of EPLI Claims

Monday, January 23, 2006

About


Are you prepared for the new face of EPL claims?

At the beginning of every year, leaders from the employment practices liability insurance and labor & employment legal communities come from all over the country to New York City to review the year's EPLI developments and plan ahead for the following twelve months.

Employment practice related lawsuits are continuing to mount in both frequency and severity. Federal and state employment laws have expanded employees' rights in the workplace, opening the way for new causes of action. In addition to the professional plaintiffs' bar, third parties are now more frequently seeking legal recourse for alleged discrimination and harassment.

To help you avoid and defend against the growing number of claims, the American Conference Institute's 11th Annual EPLI publication will provide you with the timeliest, practical information geared to protecting yourself and your client in 2006. Top insurance executives, brokers, in-house counsel, leading employment attorneys and other market experts will provide you with valuable information and insights on:*
  • Hot spots in discrimination claims
  • Brokers' view on new coverages and add-ons that clients are demanding in 2006
  • Nipping EPL class actions in the bud
  • Underwriting risk for companies with a presence in various states and countries
  • Managing the time and cost of litigation in retaliation claims


*American Conference Institute cannot guarantee that every presentation will be included in the publication.

Contents & Contributors

About


Are you prepared for the new face of EPL claims?

At the beginning of every year, leaders from the employment practices liability insurance and labor & employment legal communities come from all over the country to New York City to review the year's EPLI developments and plan ahead for the following twelve months.

Employment practice related lawsuits are continuing to mount in both frequency and severity. Federal and state employment laws have expanded employees' rights in the workplace, opening the way for new causes of action. In addition to the professional plaintiffs' bar, third parties are now more frequently seeking legal recourse for alleged discrimination and harassment.

To help you avoid and defend against the growing number of claims, the American Conference Institute's 11th Annual EPLI publication will provide you with the timeliest, practical information geared to protecting yourself and your client in 2006. Top insurance executives, brokers, in-house counsel, leading employment attorneys and other market experts will provide you with valuable information and insights on:*
  • Hot spots in discrimination claims
  • Brokers' view on new coverages and add-ons that clients are demanding in 2006
  • Nipping EPL class actions in the bud
  • Underwriting risk for companies with a presence in various states and countries
  • Managing the time and cost of litigation in retaliation claims


*American Conference Institute cannot guarantee that every presentation will be included in the publication.

Contents & Contributors


THE BETTERLEY REPORT: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY INSURANCE MARKET SURVEY 2005
Richard S. Betterley, CMC, Betterley Risk Consultants, Inc.

WHERE THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR EPLI ARE HEADED
William H. Connolly, Jr., CPCU, William H. Connolly & Co.

NEW DEVELOPMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLASS ACTIONS IN 2005 - 2006
Lori Almon, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Wendi Boyden, Lexington Insurance Company
Gerald L. Maatman, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

SLICE OF THE PIE
Bob Boik, Domino's Pizza, Inc.

ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE IN EPL CASES: THE DEFENSE PERSPECTIVE
Leslie A. Lanusse, Adams and Reese LLP
Treva Grandpre-Cadres, Adams and Reese LLP

ENHANCING THE CARRIER & DEFENSE COUNSEL RELATIONSHIP
Dan Moretti, Landman, Corsi, Ballaine & Ford
Jason Fogg, Monitor Liability Managers, Inc.

PREVENTING AND DEFENDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND GENDER BIAS DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS
Michael J. Lotito, Jackson Lewis

REDUCING LIABILITY AND DAMAGE AWARDS IN RETALIATION CLAIMS Wade E. Ballard, Ford & Harrison

ECONOMIC & EXPEDIENT RESOLUTION OF EMPLOYMENT CASES
Eric A. Schneider, Anderson McPharlin & Conners LLP

EFFECTIVE TECHNIQUES FOR EARLY MEDIATION OF CLAIMS
Michael W. Hawkins, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

PREVENTING AND ADDRESSING WORKPLACE HARASSMENT PROBLEMS
Gerald L. Maatman, Seyfarth Shaw LLP



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