Seminars & Workshops

McCarthy Wilson is committed to legal education for its clients, its attorneys and support staff, and the legal profession as a whole. Our attorneys actively participate in preparing programs, publishing educational materials and conducting internal and external seminars and workshops on a variety of legal issues. Our attorneys, their clients and their colleagues in the legal profession benefit from our educational forums. We are available to prepare custom presentations for clients and professional organizations. Please contact us for additional information.

 

Recent seminars include:

Clark, Jonathan R. and Cox, Jr., Ronald W., Maryland and Virginia Condominium Law: Handling Third-Party Liability Claims, Allstate Insurance Company, Summer CLE Seminar (August 26, 2009). In this seminar Jon and Ron presented the statutory provisions of both the Maryland and Virginia Condominium Acts and discussed the practical application in third-party liability claims. The seminar focused on the recent amendment to the Maryland statute that became effective June 1, 2009. Among other changes, the amendment mandates that after a casualty loss, the condominium association is required to repair and/or replace damage to the common elements and units, exclusive of improvements and betterments installed in units by unit owners other than the developer. For more information amount this topic, to schedule a presentation, or to obtain a copy of the seminar materials, please feel free to contact the firm or Jon directly.

 

Clark, Jonathan R., Subrogation Claims against a Tenant, Erie Insurance Group, Spring CLE Seminar (March 27, 2009). In this seminar Jon continued an ongoing series of subrogation seminars and discussed subrogation actions by a landlord’s insurance carrier against a tenant. The seminar focused on the principle of whether a tenant is deemed to be a co-insured of the landlord under the landlord’s insurance policy and whether the lease provisions permit such subrogation actions. The case precedent of Rausch v Allstate Ins. Co., 388 Md. 690, 882 A.2d 801 (2005) was analyzed in detail. For more information amount this topic, to schedule a presentation, or to obtain a copy of the seminar materials, please feel free to contact the firm or Jon directly.

 

Hetherington, Robert B., and Evans, Richard W., Right-of-Way Issues In Maryland Automobile Tort Law, Encompass Insurance, Spring CLE Seminar (April 16, 2009). In this seminar, Bob and Rick continued the firm's educational series on complex insurance investigation, coverage and defense issues facing claimants, adjusters, and counsel with regard to right-of-way cases under current Maryland law. For more information about this subject, to schedule a presentation, or to obtain a copy of the seminar materials, please feel free to contact the firm or Bob directly.

 

Evans, Richard W., and Cox, Ronald W., Jr., 2009 Real Estate Program, Professional Indemnity Agency, Spring CLE Seminar (March 5, 2009). In this seminar, Rick and Ron presented a “nuts and bolts” program on some of the fundamental legal principles involved in residential and commercial real estate transactions, including the role, relationship and law governing the parties, agents, brokers, abstractors, insurers, and lenders involved in the purchase, sale, and settlement process. For more information about this subject, to schedule a presentation, or to obtain a copy of the seminar materials, please feel free to contact the firm or Rick directly.

 

Ryan, Thomas P., and Evans, Richard W., Update on First Party Lack of Good Faith Claims in Maryland, Utica National Insurance, Fall CLE Seminar (October 21, 2008). In this seminar, Tom and Rick continued the firm's educational series on the recent and significant changes to Maryland insurance law dealing with the new “lack of good faith” statute in first-party insurance claims, using recent data and case study analysis since the enactment of the statute. This is a major change to Maryland insurance law, and as a result, this presentation has been given to a number of clients and professional associations by many of the attorneys in the firm. For more information about this subject, to schedule a presentation, or to obtain a copy of the seminar materials, please feel free to contact the firm or Tom directly.

 

 

 

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