GARAN LUCOW MILLER

GRAND RAPIDS SPRING BREAKFAST SEMINAR

April 21, 2016 at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park 

 

You and your co-workers are invited to attend our Annual Spring Breakfast Seminar at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  After the seminar, please enjoy all of the indoor and outdoor garden areas as our guests, including the always wonderful Butterflies Are Blooming exhibit.

If you are able to attend this complimentary client event, please R.S.V.P., along with the full names and number of attendees, to Lynn Beatty at lbeatty@garanlucow.com or call our office at 616-742-5500.  We look forward to seeing you at the gardens.

For a printable Agenda, click HERE.

AGENDA

8:00 – 8:25 a.m.       Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:25 – 8:30 a.m.       Welcome and Introduction

 

L. Ladd Culbertson, Moderator

8:30 – 8:50 a.m.       Michigan Third-Party (Automobile Negligence and Premises Liability) Updates

 

How courts have applied McCormick v Carrier and Lugo v Ameritech over the past year

Speaker: Berton K. May

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 8:50 – 9:10 a.m.       The Effect of Covenant v State Farm on First Party No-Fault (PIP) Settlements and the Continued

                                 Importance of Properly Drafted Releases and Dismissal Orders

Speaker: Paul W. Gipson

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9:10 – 9:30 a.m.         Recent Challenges to the Innocent Third Party Rule in PIP Cases

 

Speaker: Tara L. Velting

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9:30 – 10:00 a.m.       Utilizing Proprietary Software to Effortlessly Track and Document the Online Activity of

                                  Claimants or Plaintiffs

 

Guest Speaker: Curt De Vries, President of Fraudsniffr

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10:00 – 10:15 a.m.      Break

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.      Michigan First Party No-Fault (PIP) Updates

A comprehensive review of significant court decisions over the past year

Speaker: Emily L. Partridge

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11:30 – 11:50 a.m.     Utilizing the Bankruptcy Code as a Tool for Insurers to Recover Benefits Paid to Insureds as the Result

                                   of Fraudulent Claims

Speaker: Courtney A. Krause

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11:50 – 12:05 p.m.     Uber and Self-Driving Vehicles: the Implications on Coverage and Liability from

Developing Technology

Speaker: David A. Couch

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12:05 – 12:15 p.m.    Question and Answer Session with the Panel of Speakers