Event Calendar

Monday, May 20, 2024

On Demand: 2024 Annual Insurance Law Update

Start Date: 5/20/2024 8:00 AM PDT
End Date: 5/9/2029 5:00 PM PDT

Organization Name: WDTL

Maggie Sweeney
Email: maggie@wdtl.org
Phone: (206) 749-0319

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WDTL Members: $250

Non Members: $325

6.0 CLE Credits, including 1 Ethics

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Opening Remarks
Chair Ryan Hesselgesser, Forsberg & Umlauf
8:30-9:45 Insurance Case Law Update - Decisions from the Federal Bench
Sally Clements, Kennedys Law
Pam DeVet, Bullivant Houser
Galina Jakobson, Freeman Mathis & Gary
Owen Mooney, Bullivant Houser
Nicole Morrow, Forsberg & Umlauf
Discovery Disputes - Avoid losing the merits of the case through Discovery Sanctions
Jackie L. Jensen Erler, Wood Smith Henning & Berman
Panel Discussion: Preparing and Conducting a Dual Mediation of Coverage and Defense
Carl Forsberg, Forsberg & Umlauf
Matthew Pierce, Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell
Mary Rathbone, Moberg Law Group, P.S.
Paul Rosner, Soha & Lang
Rule 702: Daubert Update in Federal Court
Ryan Hesselgesser, Forsberg & Umlauf

Insurance/Coverage Implications from Data Privacy Laws
Michael Guadagno, Bullivant Houser
Panel Discussion: Ensuing Loss and Efficient Proximate Cause in Light of the Gardens Decision
Tom Ahearne, Foster Garvey
Dan Bentson, Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell
Al Donohue, Wilson Smith Cochran Dickerson
Bad Faith Setup - UIM & Pre-Suit Policy Limits Demands
Marilee Erickson, Reed McClure
AI in Practice
Jim Horne, Attorney at Law

Chair Ryan Hesselgesser, Forsberg & Umlauf
Ryan’s practice focuses on insurance coverage, alleged bad faith litigation, and general advice to insurers writing policies in Washington and Oregon. He handles both first- and third-party claims and advises clients regarding coverages over a wide variety of policies, including Commercial General Liability, Homeowners, Directors & Officers Liability, Construction, Environmental Liability, Technology, Professional Liability, Commercial Excess, Maritime and Automobile.

Ryan regularly conducts presentations on Washington insurance claims handling including alleged bad faith issues. He has significant experience with IFCA, CPA, and common law bad faith claims and Stipulated (Covenant) Judgments in Washington.

Fighting for justice and balance in civil courts.