Information Release



Contact:   Hugh Strawn




Date:   June 8, 2015  


Effective Litigation Management

Casualty Claims Session

PLRB Western Regional Adjusters Conference


Effectively managing litigation is a professional skill important for the casualty adjuster to master.  The PLRB Western Regional Adjusters Conference will feature "Effective Litigation Management," with Muliha Khan, JD, of Zupkus and Angell, to assist in the development of this vital skill.


Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel

Site of the PLRB Regional Adjusters Conference

June 16 & 17, 2015


"Effective Litigation Management" is one of nine casualty adjusting sessions offered at the Western Regional Adjusters Conference.  Following the session attendees will know how to:


  Evaluate issues involving coverage, duties to insureds with self-insured retentions, choice of counsel, and multiple insureds;

  Identify resources for analysis of liability determinations in complex, multi-party cases;

  Explore authority and resolution methodologies; and

  Examine approaches to avoiding bad faith exposure.


In addition to the casualty session there are 14 property adjusting sessions offered.  One of those sessions is "Agricultural and Farm Equipment Losses and Adjustments," with Thomas Powell of BPO Technical Services. 


The Western Regional Adjusters Conference convenes Tuesday, June 16, with the opening General Session.  The keynote speaker is Kyson Johnson, Prosecuting Team Director for the Texas Department of Insurance, Fraud Division. 


The Western Regional Insurance Services Expo, with 97 property and casualty claims service providers, is also featured at the conference. 


The conference, which closes on Wednesday, June 17, is offering adjuster continuing education credit at no cost for Texas, Oklahoma, and Florida. 


Complete information regarding the PLRB Western Regional Adjusters Conference is available here. 


The Property & Liability Resource Bureau is a not-for-profit association of property and casualty insurance companies.  It is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.