Sessions

Ideas. Concepts. Products.

Breakout Sessions are geared towards small and middle-market companies focusing on risk management, technology, claims, and litigation management. General Sessions focus on industry trends affecting businesses today while providing the instruments to realize and reach their full potential.

General Sessions

Paradigm Shift in the Market

A kickoff of the 2021 Risk Management Summit with a discussion on the paradigm that is transforming the industry today.

eMaxx Board of Directors Roundtable

A discussion from the Board of Directors of eMaxx Assurance Group of Companies who will provide insight and prospective on the paradigm shift occurring in the industry today.

Controlling your Destiny through Variable Cost Captive Solutions

This session will discuss the fastest growing segment of the commercial insurance industry today and variable cost solutions for policyholders to have more control over insurance costs.

Vehicle Risk Management Technology

A discussion from risk management providers on the latest technology that provides the ability for members to implement measures to reduce the frequency and severity of claims through the adoption of necessary safety measures.

Mitigating Punitive Damage Exposure through Claims Management

In today’s environment, with social inflation and more plaintiffs using the Reptile Theory, more Juries award punitive damages, creating significant exposure for companies involved in some industries. This session aims to explore and understand these tactics and the risk exposures they create, and to educate attendees on tactics to defend against them to mitigate the risk of punitive damages.

Breakout Sessions

Alternative Risk Solutions & Insurance

eCaptiv Introduction and Refresher

This session will review the eMaxx variable cost captive program offerings providing a summary of each specific program.

Premium Financing Opportunities

FIRST Insurance Funding will provide an overview of premium financing program for variable cost captive programs.

Property Insurance Market Solutions

Learn about importance of understanding property insurance and how this can save you from being underinsured or having no insurance coverage.

Claims Management

Impacting the Outcome of Loss Time Workers Compensation Cases

For handling lost time Worker Compensation claims, this session explores strategies to get injured employees back to work quickly and moving the claims towards closure.

Deploying Telemedicine in Worker Compensation Claims

This session will identify Telemedicine methods and how they can introduce new technologies into the Worker Compensation claim process, including virtual Nurse/Physician triage, and how these resources can positively impact experience modifications and claim costs.

Pre-Emptive First Strike Liability Release Program

For some claims, a proactive and preemptive first strike approach can result in quick settlement and closure with full liability release. This session explores initiatives used by some to settle claims quickly and avoid expensive and protracted litigation.

COVID-19 and Workers Compensation 

A discussion about the impact and ramifications of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation claims and what can be done to best protect your business.

Challenges of Pursuing Subrogation Claims

This session will identify the challenges of pursuing subrogation claims and collecting amounts owed due to fault of others.

Costs and Benefits of Rapid Response to Catastrophic Claims

This session will review the advantages of deploying rapid response, and the implementation of evidence preservation techniques including vehicle technologies currently used on catastrophic claims to build defenses and mitigate losses.

Litigation Management

Identifying and Combating Third Party Litigation Funding

As social inflation expands, more investors are pursuing Third Party Litigation Funding, driving up claims costs and insurance rates in all areas. This session revisits the dynamics of Third Party Litigation Funding and how companies can effectively combat this trend when faced with a claim driven by plaintiffs funded by third party investors. Today as third-party investors provide funds to plaintiffs to purse lawsuits against companies. Learn about how litigation funding is helping to drive up claim severity and tactics to fight against this growing issue in the industry.

Contractual Risk Transfer and Indemnification

The pitfalls of risk transfer and indemnification and techniques that could be used to limit exposure while your company is in the contract negotiation process.

Trail Tactics to Defend Against the Reptile Theory

The Reptile Theory is a plaintiff’s strategy that seeks to appeal to the primal instincts of jurors in a lawsuit. This session highlights indicators and defense strategies when a plaintiff’s attorney is exercising special techniques designed to inflame jurors.

Defense Counsel Relationships and Expectations in Litigation Defense 

This session will discuss the choice of a defense counsel, what makes some better than others, setting budgets and expectations, and the keys to effective litigation management for a favorable outcome.

Judicial Hellholes and Nuclear Verdicts

This session will explore locations in the United States designated as “judicial hellholes” and discuss nuclear verdicts.

Advanced Mediation Strategies

This session will review advanced approaches in effectively settling and mediating complex cases.

Risk Management

Understanding ISNetworld

ISNetworld (ISN) is becoming more popular in the tracking and certification of vendor and suppliers. The session will focus on the ISNetworld platform and how it help manage risk, support sustainability as well as strengthen relationships.

Monitoring FMCSA SaferSys

FMCSA Safety and Fitness Electronic Reords (SAFER) system offers company’s safety data and related services to industry and the public. This session will focus on providing your company the ability to manage safety data and related information.

Proactive OSHA Compliance

A discussion about best practices and ensuring that workplace conditions comply with OSHA standards.

Importance of Safety Committees and Effective Safety Bonus Programs

This session will provide a roadmap of establishing and implementing a Safety Committee bringing workers and management together in a cooperative effort to promote health in the workplace. Members will provide a roadmap for effective safety bonus programs.

Cyber Security Protection Strategies

Cyber attacks are a growing concern for companies today, and has increasingly become a question of not if but when. This session will explore strategies to protect businesses, customers, and data against these imminent threats.

Comprehensive Fleet Management Program

This session is designed to help your company develop a comprehensive safety program for managers and employees.

Technology

Autonomous Vehicles and Claims Litigation

A presentation on the status of implementation of robot cars, case studies of accidents involving current similar technologies, technical and legal challenges to implementation and what the lawsuit of the future might look like.

Using Telematics Data to Change Driver Behavior

The modification of driver behavior can be a challenge. With the shortage of commercial drivers in the transportation industry, companies are reticent to terminate a driver for speeding and aggressive driving. This session will focus on the process to change driver behavior over time through technology, education, and positive reinforcement.

Importance of Online Training and Learning Management Systems

There is a lack of understanding by drivers on the ramifications of their actions behind the wheel. This session will explore the benefits of telematics and learning management systems in educating employees and changing behavior over time.

Sessions Agenda

Day 2, Thursday, October 21

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMOpening Session
Paradigm Shift in the Market
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMGeneral Session
eMaxx Board of Directors Roundtable
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMGeneral Session
Controlling your Destiny through Variable Cost Captives
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMGeneral Session
Mitigating Punitive Damage Exposure through Claims Management
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMGeneral Session
Vehicle Risk Management Technology Solutions

Day 3, Friday, October 22

9:00 AM - 10:00 AMBreakout Session
eCaptiv Introduction and Refresher
Impacting the Outcome of Lost Time Workers Compensation Cases
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation
Pre-Emptive First Strike Liability Release Program
Identifying and Combating Third Party Litigation Funding
Understanding ISNetworld
Monitoring FMCSA
Using Telematics Data to Change Driver Behavior
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMBreakout Session
eCaptiv Introduction and Refresher
Impacting the Outcome of Lost Time Workers Compensation Cases
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation
Pre-Emptive First Strike Liability Release Program
Identifying and Combating Third Party Litigation Funding
Understanding ISNetworld
Monitoring FMCSA
Using Telematics Data to Change Driver Behavior
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMBreakout Session
Premium Financing Opportunities
Deploying Telemedicine in Worker Compensation Claims
Challenges of Pursuing Subrogation Claims
Trial Tactics to Defense Against the Reptile Theory
Defense Counsel Relationships and Expectations in Litigation Defense
Proactive OSHA Compliance
Importance of Safety Committees and Effective Safety Bonus Programs
Contractual Risk Transfer and Indemnification
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMBreakout Session
Keynote Address
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMBreakout Session
Premium Financing Opportunities
Deploying Telemedicine in Worker Compensation Claims
Challenges of Pursuing Subrogation Claims
Trial Tactics to Defense Against the Reptile Theory
Defense Counsel Relationships and Expectations in Litigation Defense
Proactive OSHA Compliance
Importance of Safety Committees and Effective Safety Bonus Programs
Contractual Risk Transfer and Indemnification
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMBreakout Session
Property Insurance Market Solutions
Autonomous Vehicles and Claims Litigation
Cost and Benefits of Rapid Response to Catastrophic Claims
Judicial Hellholes and Nuclear Verdicts
Advanced Mediation Strategies
Cyber Security Protection Strategies
Comprehensive Fleet Management Program
Importance of Online Training and Learning Management Systems
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMBreakout Session
Property Insurance Market Solutions
Autonomous Vehicles and Claims Litigation
Cost and Benefits of Rapid Response to Catastrophic Claims
Judicial Hellholes and Nuclear Verdicts
Advanced Mediation Strategies
Cyber Security Protection Strategies
Comprehensive Fleet Management Program
Importance of Online Training and Learning Management Systems

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