Seminars and Continuing Education (CE) Courses for Insurance Professionals

Ethan GrossEthan Gross, JD
Vice President, COO

Stuart DorfStuart Dorf, JD
Sr. Vice President of Business Development

 

At Globe Midwest Adjusters International, we recognize the importance of sharing our vast knowledge of the adjustment process with our friends and clients throughout all industries- property management companies, agents and brokers, business owners, etc. Please take a look at the CE Courses and Seminars we offer and contact us if you are interested in more information regarding these topics. With our unique pre and post claim perspective, we can help people of all industries better protect themselves and their clients when they are faced with a property claim.

Course List:

  1. Avoiding Errors & Omissions Claims for Property Insurance Agents
  2. Tips on How to Avoid Errors & Omissions Claims
  3. Cannabis Seminar
  4. “Claims Happen” a Seminar for Property Management Professionals and Attorneys

1. Avoiding Errors & Omissions Claims for Property Insurance Agents 

1 hour – 1 Continuing Education Credit

Join Globe Midwest Adjusters International Principal, Ethan Gross, JD and Senior Vice President of Business Development, Stuart Dorf, JD as they present a continuing education course designed for property insurance agents. The one hour continuing education program will explore the most common errors and omission claims and how to avoid them. This segment is based on real life examples gleaned from years of handling property insurance claims. The course will also touch on the legal liability of agents for failure to place insurance or provide adequate insurance, based on current case law.

 

 2. Tips on How to Avoid Errors & Omissions Claims 

2 Hours — 2 Continuing Education Credits

Join Globe Midwest Adjusters International Principal, Ethan Gross, JD and Senior Vice President of Business Development, Stuart Dorf, JD as they present a continuing education course designed for property insurance agents and brokers. The two hour continuing education program is divided into two sessions. In session one, Mr. Dorf and Mr. Gross will speak on the legal liability insurance agents & brokers face when underwriting insurance; this session will include real-life scenarios. Session two will focus on how agents and brokers protect themselves against Errors & Omissions claims and will feature a “living checklist” that seminar attendees can take and incorporate into the risk management of their agencies.

 

 3. Cannabis Seminar

The rapid evolution of the Cannabis industry continues as more states are allowing recreational and medicinal marijuana production and sales. The increase in size and scope of production has spawned a real estate boom in many states where either new “state of the art” production facilities are being built, or older properties are being rehabbed for this use. As with most commercial properties, it is important for owners, operators and investors alike to protect their property and businesses against physical and economic loss via insurance coverages.

However by its very nature, the insurance buying process is invariably one of asymmetrical information with the buyer is usually on the short-end of the transactional stick. This can lead to major problems for the purchaser of insurance who may not understand the precise details of what is being purchased, yet is bound to the terms and conditions of the policy.

Moreover, when it is time to make a claim, most policyholders soon realize their insurance agents are not involved in the “claim process’, the claims process is not straight forward and the burden of proof is on the policyholder to “substantiate” their loss! It seems like a recipe for disaster.

Learn about best practices on a “pre-loss” and “post-loss” basis such as:

  • Understanding what questions to ask when searching for property insurance and how to educate yourself on selecting the right insurance agent;
  • Requirements that most insurance policies place on the policyholder; and
  • Understanding the insurance claims process and how to navigate in the event your property or business suffers a flood, fire or other insurable event.
 

4. “Claims Happen” a Seminar for Property Management Professionals and Attorneys

45 minutes 

There are things a property management company can do both before and after a loss occurs to ensure they are protected and/or compensated in the most efficient way possible. It is important for property managers to have access to trusted professional experts to help guide them through the complicated insurance process. For over 93 years, property management companies have called on Globe Midwest to effectively represent their clients to ensure they get back to business as quickly as possible and get everything they are entitled to under their insurance policy

In our 45 minute “Claims Happen” seminar, Globe’s public adjustment professionals offer insights and suggestions on a “pre” and “post” loss including:

  • Understanding costs and other factors when selecting an insurance broker and an insurance policy
  • Insurance claim process overview- it is the insured responsibility to capture all costs and coverages
  • Occupied Property Issues
  • Leasing Issues (owner versus tenant) – Who owns the damaged property? Who is responsible for repairs?
  • Understanding the language in your lease – specific wording that should be included in every lease
  • Vacant building issues
  • Managing and maximizing and insurance claims
 

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