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The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) was founded in 1986 by industry professionals who recognized the need for a forum for individuals involved in the field of professional liability. The Society is a non-profit organization with membership open to persons interested in the promotion and development of the professional liability industry. Membership consists of over 6,500 individuals, representing over 1,000 companies active in the many fields of professional liability. PLUS currently receives the support of more than 200 companies through corporate membership. PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, assistance to its members to help serve clients, and information regarding professional liability. The Society is continually seeking new means to fulfill its mission statement and better serve its members.
6 06, 2022

Moving Past the Pandemic: Working together with insureds and defense counsel to understand claim trends and manage plaintiffs’ tactics

By |2022-05-26T09:49:40-05:00June 6, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog, International Conference|0 Comments

Larry Griffin, Claims Team Leader - Professions, Beazley  Social inflation hit hard in 2018 and 2019.  As we continue to sort through its effects on the insurance industry, it really drove home the need for sustainable rates, but also new strategies to manage the emerging threats in the claims environment.  While there were dips in certain types of claims activity during the pandemic (including the suspension of most US jury trials), litigation activity is now rebounding.  Plaintiffs’ lawyers are advertising heavily again.  We expect to see more trials this year and next.  There may also be a backlog of potential [...]

1 06, 2022

Hearing from PLUS Volunteer Leaders: Part 5

By |2022-05-26T09:54:42-05:00June 1, 2022|@PLUS, Chapters, Events|0 Comments

This is our final installment of the PLUS Volunteer Leaders posts. It's been great being able to read the responses from so many of the leaders that help make PLUS such a great organization, and a great community. Their time, effort, and expertise are always appreciated. Read on to learn about these leaders' experiences with PLUS! The first, second, third, and fourth posts can all be found on the PLUS Blog. Max Carter What is your volunteer role(s) with PLUS? Member of the London Chapter Committee and Member of the Board of TrusteesWhy do you volunteer with PLUS? It’s a [...]

23 05, 2022

D&O Symposium Write-Up: “Current Developments in D&O Securities Litigation” with Jordan Eth

By |2022-05-23T11:45:07-05:00May 23, 2022|@PLUS, D&O Symposium, Events|0 Comments

Jordan Eth, Morrison Foerster Jordan is co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White Collar Defense Group. He is one of the leading securities litigators in the United States, known for his success in handling complex, high-stakes cases. He has more than 30 years of experience representing public companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, SEC investigations, derivative suits, M&A litigation, and internal investigations. Based on his and the Group’s recent successes, The Daily Journal named Jordan to its 2021 list of “Top 100 Lawyers” in California. He has also received a “California Lawyer Attorney of the [...]

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