Frequency and Severity in LTC Facility Claims

From the 2014 Medical PL Symposium, Chuck Colburn (CNA) and Kim Martin (Kindred Healthcare) discuss claim frequency and severity relating to long-term care facilities, specifically with electronic health records and e-discovery.

For more great PLUS content register now for the 2014 PLUS Conference, November 5-7 in Las Vegas.

PLUS members can view this entire session in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

Secrecy Obligation and Concerns for Directors and Officers

In this clip from the 2014 PLUS Hong Kong Professional Liability Regional Symposium, Patrick Ko, Senior Manager – Financial Lines Department for AIG in Hong Kong looks at how the secrecy obligation of section 378 regulations could put directors and officers in a difficult spot.

PLUS members: Watch the entire clip of this panel discussion (click on “International” in the Multimedia Library) for more on this issue and others impacting the Hong Kong insurance market. For more on the evolving professional liability marketplace in Asia don’t miss the upcoming Singapore PL Regional Symposium, 21 August at the Singapore Cricket Club!

Midwest Chapter Golfs!

If you weren’t there, then you must be kicking yourself today!

On a picture perfect summer’s day, the PLUS Midwest Chapter held its annual golf outing at Cog Hill in Lemont, Illinois, July 9, 2014.  We had over 220 players, again, on two different courses and we recorded the following results for each course:

  Course #1 Course #3
Longest Drive


(W) Katie Klement

(M) Drew Desmarais


(W) Amanda Coleman

(M) Michael Zera


Closest to the Pin (W) Dawn Gonzalez

(M) Jordan Borio

(W) Sue Spear

(M) Chris Janis

1st Place Peter Clough

Scott Ammer

Gene Mason

Rob Roth

Matt Ruge

Zach Tanham

Kilauren McShea

Mike Zera

2nd Place* Tim Wayne

Brooke Lewark

Neal Tatarelis

Bud Reynolds

Chris Janis

Brad Speiss

Patrick O’Donoghue

[Friend of Chris]

*Three-way tie breaker for 2nd on Course #1

Thanks to our magnificent chapter co-chairs: Jeremy Schokora and Al Roberts.  To our spectacular volunteers: Nate Stortzum, Michelle McArdle, Natalie Limber, Chris Nadeau, Angela Cox, John Immordino, Rose Marie Reed, Joanne Snow, Dave Wilford, Rick Cavaliere and Peggy Reetz.  And of course, as always, our awesome event coordinators: Wanda and Patrick.  We raised close to $3,000 from the raffle and course contests.

For a terrific event – thanks to our sponsors!

EVENT Great American Insurance Group

Wilford Conrad LLP

Water Bottle McMahon Berger, PC
Reception AXIS Insurance
Lunch ECC Insurance Brokers

Kerns Frost & Pearlman

Breakfast Chicago Underwriting Group
Driving Range Ironshore Insurance
Single Hole Baugh, Dalton, Carlson & Ryan, LLC


Boundas, Skarzynski, Walsh & Black, LLC


General Reinsurance

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLC

Congrats to all on a delightful day!