28 06, 2021

COVID-19 and Disability Discrimination Lawsuits Are Producing Professional Liability Claims

By |2021-06-28T11:39:02-05:00June 28, 2021|@PLUS, EPLI, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Tina Fletcher is the President of Ullico Casualty Group, LLC. Ms. Fletcher oversees all daily activities of Ullico's property and casualty department, which includes supervising teams of underwriting, claims, and marketing professionals.  She also manages Ullico Casualty Group's underwriting system and composes policy language to keep coverage up-to-date to meet the needs of the multiemployer and public plans. She is a frequent speaker on Professional Liability insurance for unions, multiemployer funds, and joint apprenticeship training committees. She serves on the board of trustees of the Ullico Inc. 401(k) Plan and on the committee of the Ullico Inc. Health and Welfare [...]

10 05, 2021

Ten Ways an Employer Can Reduce Their Chances of Being Sued for Discrimination

By |2021-05-10T15:47:32-05:00May 10, 2021|@PLUS, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Estelle Kokales McGrath is a shareholder in the Professional Liability Department in the Pittsburgh office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. She primarily concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law, public entity/civil rights, real estate, and insurance agent errors & omissions litigation in both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. She may be reached at ekmcgrath@mdwcg.com.     As a result of the pandemic, employers continue to face unique challenges as many of their employees continue to work from home. Employers are also facing economic realities, which are resulting in layoffs or elimination [...]

29 10, 2018

2018 PLUS Conference Preview: Pick a Topic on the Wheel of Misfortune

By |2018-10-29T10:30:49-05:00October 29, 2018|@PLUS, Events, International Conference|0 Comments

In just a over a week, this year's PLUS Conference will be underway, with incredible speakers, networking opportunities, and education sessions. Here is another exclusive look at one of these sessions happening at the conference. Claudia Costa will be moderating an Employment Practices Liability focused panel on Thursday, November 8, about the wide variety of liability issues that can occur in the workplace. Panelists for this session include Marci Houston, Carrie Kurzon, Thomas Lookstein, Jennifer Weinstein, and Laura Zaroski. The discussion will focus on trending claims and new directions in this every-changing branch of the industry. Below is the panel summary [...]

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