26 10, 2020

Will Insurance Agents be the Next Target for COVID-Related Business Losses?

By |2020-10-26T11:09:23-05:00October 26, 2020|@PLUS, Guest Blog|0 Comments

Emily Sides BondsPartner, Jones Walker LLP Emily is a partner in the Birmingham office of Jones Walker LLP.  Emily is licensed in Alabama and Mississippi and has been handling professional liability litigation, including the defense of insurance agents and brokers, for 30 years. Like some of you, I have been following decisions around the country relating to insurance coverage for COVID-related business losses with interest.  Last week, I read an opinion of a federal district judge in my home state of Alabama denying coverage for an optometrist in Mobile for loss of business income due to the forced closure of [...]

17 08, 2017

Medical: Is it BI or BI?

By |2017-07-31T08:44:37-05:00August 17, 2017|Cyber, Guest Blog, International Conference, Med PL|0 Comments

Lynn Sessions will moderate a panel at the 2017 PLUS conference called "Medical: Is it BI or BI?," which will discuss which policies should respond when multiple lines of insurance are affected at the same time. Sessions is both an RN and a lawyer who focuses her practice specifically on healthcare law. She previously worked for Texas Children's Hospital in a variety of different areas, and is now a partner at Baker & Hostetler LLP, and concentrates on healthcare privacy. The panel will focus specifically on ransom-ware attacks on medical facilities, and how they could potentially cause both business interruption [...]

25 08, 2016

Diversity & Inclusion Institute conference to feature Second City

By |2016-08-25T08:46:21-05:00August 25, 2016|Guest Blog|0 Comments

A branch of the comedy empire that helped shape American theater for nearly 50 years will use the power of improv to demonstrate the benefits of greater workplace diversity and inclusion during the commercial insurance industry’s Diversity & Inclusion Institute Conference in Chicago this September. Second City Works, the B2B side of The Second City, the world’s leading comedy theater and school of improvisation, will showcase its groundbreaking Diversity & Inclusion programming at an interactive workshop featuring comedic scenes to educate and inform about diversity, and bring to life the practice of improv to build skills for more inclusive teams. [...]

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