WIND’s Webinar Series is offered at no charge to Windstorm Insurance Network members, as a member benefit. Members can also register up to four guests at no charge.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Business Interruptions and Lost Profits

A discussion of the handling of a Business Interruption and Lost Profits Claim involving a Hotel. The panel will discuss both the application of case law and accounting principles to the facts of the case.

Speakers:

Melissa Sims, Esq., Managing Member, Berk, Merchant & Sims, PLC

Jake Parsons, Esq., Managing Director, Stout Risius Ross, LLC

Meghan Moore, Esq., Attorney, Flaster Greenberg PC

Jeffrey Williams, CPA, MAFF, CGMA, Partner, Matson Driscoll & Damico LLP

Windstorm Insurance Network – Business Interruptions and Lost Profits Webinar has been submitted and approved for Adjuster and CLE credit for the following states: FL. The CE & CLE provider for this event, CEU Institute (national CLE provider -www.ceuinstitute.net) may seek credit for additional CLE states per request and approval from the sponsor (Windstorm Insurance Network) for this program. (SC CLE not included due to application restrictions.)

To get credit, you MUST BE REGISTERED for the program and log in with a Zoom account.

Cost:
WIND Members: no cost for current members; members can register up to 4 guests at no additional fee
Nonmembers: $25

Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

How to Calculate Depreciation – Replacement Cash Value vs. Actual Cash Value Claims

A detailed analysis of depreciation, methods of calculation and when and how it may be requested by a policyholder. The issue of waiver of depreciation and a detailed case law summarization of both federal and state courts regarding depreciation, with an emphasis on recent case law changes in the last two years.

Speakers:

David J. Pettinato, Esq., Policyholder Attorney, Older Lundy Koch & Martino

David C. Murray, JD, MBA, Policyholder Attorney, Murray + Murray

Thomas Keller, JD, Partner, Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Windstorm Insurance Network – How to Calculate Depreciation – Replacement Cash Value vs. Actual Cash Value Claims Webinar has been submitted for Adjuster and CLE credit for the following states: FL*. The CE & CLE provider for this event, CEU Institute (national CLE provider -www.ceuinstitute.net) may seek credit for additional CLE states per request and approval from the sponsor (Windstorm Insurance Network) for this program. (SC CLE not included due to application restrictions.) *pending state decision

To get credit, you MUST BE REGISTERED for the program and log in with a Zoom account.

Cost:
WIND Members: no cost for current members; members can register up to 4 guests at no additional fee
Nonmembers: $25

Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Wind Damage to Commercial Flat Roof Systems – Prove IT! Methods of Testing and the Correct Scope of Repair

Panelists will discuss the identification of wind damage to flat roof systems, Different testing applications (what they can and cannot prove); code and estimating items to consider; and how the test data relates to policy provisions and real life claim settlement.

Speakers:

Tara L. Stone, CEO, Stone Claims Group

Larry McCallister, Licensed Contractor, General Contractor, LJB Construction

Jason Bondurant, PE, RRC, Senior Professional Engineer, GCI Consultants 

John Runkle, PE, Vice President, Building Sciences, Intertek

Windstorm Insurance Network – Wind Damage to Commercial Flat Roof Systems – Prove IT! Methods of Testing and the Correct Scope of Repair Webinar has been approved for Adjuster and CLE credit for the following states: FL & CO. The CE & CLE provider for this event, CEU Institute (national CLE provider -www.ceuinstitute.net) may seek credit for additional CLE states per request and approval from the sponsor (Windstorm Insurance Network) for this program. (SC CLE not included due to application restrictions.)

To get credit, you MUST BE REGISTERED for the program and log in with a Zoom account.

Cost:
WIND Members: no cost for current members; members can register up to 4 guests at no additional fee
Nonmembers: $25

Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Insurance Policies 101: How to Properly Read and Review an Insurance Policy

Oftentimes, the written word from these popular insurance companies is anything but clear. Phrases like “sudden and accidental” from the Allstate policy are very ambiguous and difficult to explain. However, it is important to pay attention to all aspects of the policy to uncover language and contradictory statements that could support your case. The panel will review policies to explain this difference.

Speakers:

Michael A. Capilli, AIC, SPPA, Senior Vice President, Metro Public Adjustment, Inc.

Anthony J. DiUlio, JD, Partner/Owner/Attorney, Wheeler, DiUlio & Barnabei, P.C.

Ben Mandell, Independent Insurance Adjuster

Tyrone C. James, II, AIC, AINS, AIS, Litigation Claims Manager-Special Projects/Analytics, Olympus Insurance Company 

Windstorm Insurance Network – Insurance Policies 101: How to Properly Read and Review an Insurance Policy Webinar has been submitted for Adjuster and CLE credit for the following states: FL*. The CE & CLE provider for this event, CEU Institute (national CLE provider -www.ceuinstitute.net) may seek credit for additional CLE states per request and approval from the sponsor (Windstorm Insurance Network) for this program. (SC CLE not included due to application restrictions.) *pending state decision

To get credit, you MUST BE REGISTERED for the program and log in with a Zoom account.

Cost:
WIND Members: no cost for current members; members can register up to 4 guests at no additional fee
Nonmembers: $25

Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Please Raise Your Hand: Giving Testimony

The panelists will focus on how to give and receive testimony. The presentation provides an overview on the impacts of sworn testimony during all parts of litigation, from depositions to trial. Additionally, the presentation places an emphasis on professionalism throughout these proceedings.

Speakers:

Andrew P. Rock, Esq., Attorney, Rock Law Group

Ty Tyler, JD, Attorney, Tyler & Hamilton, P.A.

Windstorm Insurance Network – Please Raise Your Hand: Giving Testimony Webinar has been approved for Adjuster and CLE credit for the following states: FL & CO. The CE & CLE provider for this event, CEU Institute (national CLE provider -www.ceuinstitute.net) may seek credit for additional CLE states per request and approval from the sponsor (Windstorm Insurance Network) for this program. (SC CLE not included due to application restrictions.) *pending state decision

Registration will close at 11:00am ET the day of the event so that unique login access can be sent to all registrants. To get credit, you MUST:

  • Be registered for the webinar (e.g., not logging in with a link forwarded from someone else) and join the webinar via the link sent to you from noreply@zoom.us. This personalized link will be sent two days prior to the webinar and again around 30 minutes prior to the webinar.
  • Respond to the poll questions presented on screen during the sessions (polls will be announced, polls can not be answered by dial-in only participants
  • Request CE from a state where the session has been approved; if you want us to apply for another state, contact carol@windnetwork.com; note: some states may require a lead time that does not allow us to apply
Cost:
WIND Members: no cost for current members; members can register up to 4 guests at no additional fee
Nonmembers: $25