Information Release

Contact: Hugh O. Strawn

Date: March 11, 2016

Criminal Acts, Catastrophic Crime and Terrorism

PLRB Claims Conference
April 17 to 20, 2016
Casualty Campus

The damage and bodily injury caused by criminal acts often result in a casualty insurance claim and complex litigation. One of the Casualty Campus sessions at the 2016 Claims Conference will be "Criminal Acts, Catastrophic Crime and Terrorism," presented by Bradford S. Purcell, JD, Partner, Purcell & Wardrope Chartered, Chicago, Illinois.

At the conclusion of the session, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify who is potentially liable for criminal acts, including terrorism;
  • Review the theories of liability against typical target defendants;
  • Evaluate defenses available for the target defendants; and
  • Describe the unique challenges and exposures with litigation arising out of criminal acts.

The 2016 Claims Conference features continuing education for casualty adjusters with sessions facilitated by insurance professionals. Over two dozen casualty campus sessions are available out of the 100 sessions offered for the continued professional development of both property and casualty adjusters.

The Property & Liability Resource Bureau 2016 Claims Conference will be held April 17 to 20 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Registration is open to property and casualty insurance professionals who work for or represent insurance companies.

The 2016 Insurance Services Expo will be held Monday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 19 in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Nearly 300 exhibitors will exhibit with products and services to assist insurers in providing claims services to policyholders.

The Expo showcases skilled national and regional providers of casualty adjustment services, such as legal firms and legal billing review firms. Attendees are invited to enjoy a complimentary lunch with the exhibitors in the Expo hall on both Monday and Tuesday of the conference. They will have an opportunity to enhance their professional development by connecting with a large network of subject matter experts and industry partners during the lunch break.

Complete information and registration is available at .

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