Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Initiative on Disaster Preparedness & Response

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"Covers the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's series of podcasts, teleconferences, and live programs dedicated to disaster preparedness and response. It addresses issues arising out of disasters caused by foreign and domestic acts of terrorism, by negligent acts, by natural events and by threats to our cybersecurity and will confront the issues of preparedness, risk management, recovery and response, liability, insurance, claims and litigation."

Author: Randy Aliment is a partner at Williams Kastner in Seattle and chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section; Madeline Meacham is a deputy attorney for Boulder County, Colo.; Erin Ruehrwein is a marketing & sponsorship Manager at the American Bar Association; Larry Schiffer is a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf in New York City; Kathleen Strickland is a partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn Bentley in San Francisco; Dena DeNooyer Stroh practices at Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank in Dallas;

Related Categories: Insurance Law | Natural Disasters | Terrorism | Tort Law | ABA | Partner | Bar Associations | Cybersecurity

Recent Posts from Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Initiative on Disaster Preparedness & Response

5 Ways to Prepare for a Disaster
Posted: May 30, 2014, 7:13 am CDT
Was 2013 a Mild Disaster Year?
Posted: Jan 9, 2014, 4:27 pm CST
Surviving Floods: Anything Can Happen
Posted: Sep 20, 2013, 7:50 am CDT
Natural Catastrophe Developments
Posted: Jul 17, 2013, 7:38 am CDT
2013 Hurricane Season Is Upon Us
Posted: May 31, 2013, 2:16 pm CDT
When Tornadoes Strike
Posted: May 21, 2013, 12:19 pm CDT

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