Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Cargo Seminar

7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
Location: Abbey
8:30 am - 8:40 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
Presented by: James A. Wescoe, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP
Location: Abbey
8:40 am - 9:30 am The View from the C-Suite: The business of Brokers
Presented by: Jeffrey Simmons, GlobalTranz
Location: Abbey
9:30 am - 10:30 am A Primer on Brokers and Their Role in Cargo Claims
Presented by: James A. Wescoe, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP
Location: Abbey
10:30 am - 11:00 am Break
Location: Abbey
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Preemption as a Defense in Broker Claims
Presented by: Marc S. Blubaugh, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP
Location: Abbey
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
Location: Conferee Dining
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Landmines in Broker Claims: How to Avoid and Defuse
Presented by: Daniel R. Sonneborn, Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios, LLP
Location: Abbey
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break
Location: Abbey
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Broker Contracts: The Basics and More
Presented by: C. Fredric Marcinak III, Fox Rothschild, LLP
Location: Abbey
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Insurance and its Role in Broker-Involved Claims
Presented by: James A. Wescoe, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP
Location: Abbey
4:15 pm - 4:25 pm Closing Remarks
Location: Abbey
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Welcome Reception
Location: Courtyard West
  Dinner on Your Own

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Skills Course Seminar

7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
Location: Abbey
8:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
Location: Abbey
8:30 am - 9:15 am Fact Pattern & Introduction to Trucks and Trucking Part I
Presented by: Tom McLaughlin, Transport Corporation of America
Location: Abbey
9:15 am - 10:30 am Anatomy of a Truck
Presented by: Tom McLaughlin, Transport Corporation of America and Steven W. Rickard, Steven W. Rickard & Associates
Location: Abbey
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
Location: Abbey
10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Basic Accident Reconstruction
Presented by: Steven W. Rickard, Steven W. Rickard & Associates
Location: Abbey

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
Location: Conferee Dining
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Introduction to Experts
Presented by: Timothy Roth, Gallagher Sharp, LLP
Location: Abbey

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break
Location: Abbey
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm DOT Regulation & Compliance
Presented by: Tom McLaughlin, Transport Corporation of America and Timothy Roth, Gallagher Sharp, LLP
Location: Abbey
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Utilization of Accident Resources at the Scene & Claims Handling: Essential & General Principals
Presented by: Tom McLaughlin, Transport Corporation of America; Sara Miemiec, Schneider National, Inc.; Kelly Milam, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP; Patrick Sullivan, Great West Risk Management
Location: Abbey
  Dinner on Your Own

Friday, April 5, 2019
Skills Course Seminar

7:15 am - 8:15 am Breakfast
Location: Abbey
8:15 am - 9:00 am Small Group Session
Location: Abbey
9:00 am - 9:50 am Negligent Hiring, Retention & Supervision
Presented by: Kelly Milam, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
Location: Abbey
9:50 am - 10:00 am Break
Location: Abbey
10:00 am - 10:50 am Claims Handling: Essential & General Principles
Presented by: Tom McLaughlin, Transport Corporation of America; Sara Miemiec, Schneider National, Inc.; Patrick Sullivan, Great West Casualty
Location: Abbey
10:50 am - 11:40 am

Effects of State Laws & Insurance Coverage
Presented by: Patrick Sullivan, Great West Casualty
Location: Abbey

11:40 am - 12:40 pm

Working Lunch

Adjusters
Overview of State Laws
Presented by: Timothy Roth, Gallagher Sharp, LLP
Location: Abbey

Attorneys
Client-Driver & Attorney-Client Relations: Tricks of the Trade Dealing with Plaintiff Attorneys: Simple Case Strategies
Presented by:Kevin Gray, Harrington, Foxx, Dubrow & Canter, LLP and Kelly Milam, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
Location: Xavier

12:40 pm - 12:50 pm

Break
Location: Abbey

12:50 pm - 1:35 pm Handling Minor Injury Claims
Presented by: Kelly Milam, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
Location: Abbey
1:35 pm - 2:20 pm Negotiation Strategies
Presented by: Kevin Gray, Harrington, Foxx, Dubrow & Canter, LLP
Location: Abbey
2:20 pm - 3:05 pm Trial Techniques & Litigation Strategies
Presented by: Kevin Gray, Harrington, Foxx, Dubrow & Canter, LLP
Location: Abbey