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The 2017 Large Loss Conference has been approved for continuing education for adjusters in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas, CPCU and RPA have also approved the Conference for CE Credit.  The Conference has been approved for MCLE credit from Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois and The Florida Bar.


APPROVALS as of October 19

The Florida Dept. of Financial Services approved the 2017 Large Loss Conference for up to 10 hours of adjuster optional credit.  This course has been designated by the Florida Department of Financial Services as ADVANCED level. It is intended for the student who has significant knowledge of the subject matter and who has significant experience in the subject matter area.”

All 16 workshops can earn 2 hours each for CE 3-24c - Adjuster Optional.  You must attend the full two-hour workshop to receive credit for that session and obtain presenters’ signatures for those workshops you attend to receive credit  

Partial credit is available.  You do not need to attend classes in all 5 time periods to receive CE credits.


The North Carolina Dept. of Insurance has approved the Large Loss Conference for 6 hours of NC General Insurance credit for Thursday, November 16; and Friday, November 17 for 4 hours of NC General Insurance credit.  You must attend a full day of sessions and the entire session in order to receive credit for an individual day. Credit for Thursday must include attendance at the General Session.  Partial credit is not available.


Delaware Department of Insurance, The Oklahoma Department of Insurance and Texas Department of Insurance have approved all sixteen (16) workshops for continuing education for adjusters for 2 hours of general credit each. 


CPCUs attending this program will be awarded 10 points under the Continuing Professional Development program for CPCUs. 

The Society of Registered Professional Adjusters (RPA) will award up to 10.0 CE Credits for the successful completion of the Large Loss Conference.  After you attend the Conference, submission forms are available online at The new forms acknowledge that our members are trustworthy, ethical, and professional.


The Florida Bar has approved the 2017 Large Loss for up to 12.0 hours CLER (Continuing Legal Education Requirements).  The Course Number is 1705929N.   You may attend sessions focusing on legal issues to get credit.  Florida Bar requires you to submit your attendance hours on-line at


NEW!  Mandatory Continuing Legal Education:  PLRB is an accredited CLE provider of the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois.  The Large Loss Conference is eligible for up to 10.0 hours of General MCLE Credits.  In addition, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism approved the substance of PLRB 2017 Large Loss Conference for 2.00 hours professional responsibility credit. 

  • Recent Battles Over Appraisal: When Worlds Collide (2.0 hours of credit)

You must attend the full 2-hour workshop to receive credit for the workshop. 

Attendees who wish to receive an IL MCLE Certificate of Attendance must sign the attendance roster and submit their completed, signed form onsite at registration or email to PLRB at  Please have presenters sign your attendance form as you attend workshops. 


Join a prominent gathering of top-notch claim professionals and service providers from across the nation in Fort Worth, where we'll:

  • Evaluate a variety of large loss claim scenarios through interactive workshops and learn with the industry's best and brightest
  • Share knowledge, insight, and experience in adjustment and resolution strategies with large loss claim professionals
  • Connect with large loss adjusters and service providers from hundreds of disciplines and specialty areas

Adjuster-led workshops encourage active audience participation, and provide an opportunity to learn from and with many of the industry's leading experts and performers. Classes are offered in three large-loss tracks:

  • Commercial Lines, Property Claims
  • Personal Lines, Property Claims
  • Casualty Claims

Who Should Attend? Large loss claims adjusters and managers, supervisors, general adjusters and EGAs, complex case managers, senior claims management, and service providers who work with these claims. This is an excellent program for those who aspire to or are being groomed to adjust large and complex property and casualty claims within their respective organizations.

Presenters with significant knowledge and industry experience as well as variety.

The high quality of the presentations and the high quality of the audiences -- experienced adjusters with lots of useful contributions.

Chance to expand to additional perspectives.

The people...always the people. PLRB staff is always outstanding, the speakers are prepared, and the attendees are eager to mingle and learn!

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Avoid Red Herrings, Red Tape & Red Faces

  • Casualty claim with breach of privacy, first amendment, co-employment, immigration, concealed carry, and default issues
  • Recognize dangerous conditions that may result in premises liability claims
  • Implement a rapid response team to investigate and retains experts to preserve evidence and privilege
  • Reduce insured's potential liability, minimize damages, and avoid or set aside default judgment
  • Avoid potential ethical issues that arise when attorneys become investigators or represent employers and employees with potential conflicts of interest

Urban Renewal Claims

  • Identify coverage issues related to weather and construction techniques in a downtown environment including historic buildings
  • Analysis regarding first-party and third-party claims including number of deductibles, warranties on the policy, and additional coverage
  • Provide strategies related to the difficulties of construction and associated risks involved when working within the city environment
  • Describe risk management techniques when working next to existing buildings including condition assessments and vibration monitoring
  • Determine new and pre-existing damages related to the demolition, shoring, and new construction

Recent Battles Over Appraisal: When Worlds Collide

  • Determine whether and when a claim is appropriate for resolution by appraisal
  • Respond to an appraisal demand when appraisal is not an appropriate strategy or means of claim resolution
  • Evaluate whether the appointed appraiser and umpire are "qualified" (e.g., competent and impartial)
  • Timing and mechanics for objecting to an "unqualified" appraiser or umpire
  • Basis and timing for seeking to vacate an appraisal award

PLRB greatly appreciates the following claims service providers for their outstanding support for the 2017 Large Loss Conference.



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