Insurance Industry News from ProgramBusiness.comProfessional Liability
Agents, brokers and insurance professionals in and near the Santa Barbara area can earn up to 6 C.E. Credits on April 7, 2003. Fred Fisher, President of ProgramBusiness Storefront E.L.M. Insurance Brokers http://www.programbusiness.com/tracking/sftracker.asp?SFid=192 will be the instructor.
The Insurance Professionals of Santa Barbara are sponsoring three two-credit continuing education seminars at the Ogilvy-Hill Insurance Conference Room on Monday, April 7, 2003. The address is 418 Chapala Street, between Haley & Gutierrez in Santa Barbara. Fred Fisher, president of E.L.M. Insurance Brokers, a leader in professional liability products for insurance agents in California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Kansas and Wyoming will be the instructor.
April 7 - CE Class Schedule
10:00 - Noon - attendees can earn 2 CE Credits and learn about "Preventing E&O".
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. - "Cyberspace Liability"
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. - "Employment Practices Liability"
Space is limited, so interested parties are encouraged to sign up as quickly as possible. A nominal handling charge of $15 per person, per session will be collected. Contact Alison Hansen at email@example.com or call her at (805) 966-4101 with a list of attendees.
About Fred Fisher
Frederick J. Fisher, J.D., President of E.L.M. has been actively involved in the professional liability arena for almost 30 years. In addition to experience in underwriting, adjustment, investigation and resolution of Professional Liability claims, he has lectured extensively and has authored over 50 articles in trade journals and periodicals. For realtors, he wrote BROKER BEWARE, Selling Real Estate within the Law. He is active in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) and has been a member of their board of trustees, served on the executive committee, and chaired the finance and budget committee, and the communication committee. In addition, he held the offices of secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. he remains a member of the industry review panel responsible for overseeing the RPLU Examination and is the senior technical advisor for The Professional Liability Manual publication by the International Risk Management Institute. This manual is required reading for the RPLU professional designation sponsored by The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). He testifies regularly as an expert witness in cases dealing with the duties and obligations of professionals as well as on coverage and claims-made issues. He recently introduced a new website, www.e-insurebynet.com whereby agents/broker and consumers can complete a real time, on line request for a professional liability coverage, have the information forwarded to various markets who have an appetite for that particular risk and then receive an indication back – many times within the hour.
About E.L.M. Insurance Brokers, Inc.
E.L.M. is making available to agencies its applications for accountants & bookkeepers, architects & engineers, attorneys, computer & generic consultants, directors & officers (for-profit and nonprofit), employment practices liability, insurance agents & brokers, miscellaneous liability, mortgage brokers and real estate brokers. In addition, these applications and more are online at E.L.M.’s popular web site – www.e-insurebynet.com . E.L.M. Insurance Brokers, Inc., formerly Frederick John Fisher Insurance & Surplus Lines Broker, has specialized in professional liability programs for more than 28 years. E.L.M. Insurance Brokers, Inc. is located at 9100 S. SepulClick for the whole story...