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IIBC – Class Action Lawsuits

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by Insurance Institute of BC
October 11, 2018
Insurance Institute of BC | 800 W. Pender St - #1110 | Vancouver | V6C 2V6

8am Check-in | 8 – 9am Hot Breakfast Buffet | 9 – 11am Seminar

Class-action lawsuits are generally complicated as they are costly to initiate, involve a large number of plaintiffs, and are time intensive. What does that mean for the insurance industry? Our legal experts will provide insight on how both insurers and claims professionals can manage the challenges experienced with these types of lawsuits. Brokers can gain a better understanding of class actions to assist clients who face potential class action exposure with obtaining appropriate insurance coverage.

Seminar Objectives:

  • Learn more about the “basics” of class action lawsuits including steps in the process and the timeline
  • Discuss the importance of providing a reliable opinion
  • Identify risks and pitfalls to keep clients informed and improve your practice
  • Examine the various factors the court considers in class action settlements

Audience | Brokers, adjusters, insurers

Seminar Presenters:
Brent Rentiers , Partner, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP
Emily Unrau,
Associate, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP


Number of Continuing Education Credits: 2 Technical

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 5, 2018 

Fees: The price for this seminar includes hot breakfast buffet and GST.
$125 CIP Society (Graduate) Members
$150 IIBC Current Members
+$80 Non-Members – IIBC Membership Fee of $80 (expiring May 31, 2019) is applicable. Please register manually.

Corporate Rate: $115 per Attendee for corporate groups of 8 or more (membership is additional for non-members). To register with a corporate rate, please contact Winnie Hon in advance at .

Winnie Hon , Seminars & Events Coordinator
E:  |  T: 1-250-216-9393

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