Wednesday, April 11, 2012


PDI’s Young Lawyers Committee is pleased to announce:

A series of CLE programs for young defense lawyers in North and Central Pennsylvania focusing on representing insurance clients:


April 19, 2012: “General Principles of Insurance Claim Handling, Ethical Issues Arising in the Tripartite Relationship, and Considerations in Handling Non-Litigation Claims – Part I”: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Dauphin County Bar Association in Harrisburg.

June 21, 2012: “Considerations in Handling Non-Litigation Claims – Part II and Insurance Bad Faith and How to Avoid It”: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at ? in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

July 19, 2012: “Defense Counsel and Claim Representative Interaction from the Insurer’s Perspective”: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at PDI’s 2012 Annual Conference at Bedford Springs

This is the chance for young defense lawyers to learn about casualty insurance companies, the basics of liability insurance policies, the claim handling process, the relationships among the insurer, insured and defense counsel, and what insurance claim representatives expect from defense counsel in handling insurance claim. Learn also about the nuances of representing insurers in non-litigation claims. Finally, learn about the state of insurance bad faith in Pennsylvania, and how counsel cam help insurers avoid bad faith litigation. Program presenters are well known defense counsel and insurance company representatives.


These are intended as intensive programs for groups of around 25.

To reserve your spot, call PDI at 800-734-0737, fax to 900-734-0732 or e-mail us at


$75 per session, which includes lunch

$150 for all three sessions

Make checks payable to “PDI”

Name(s): _____________________________________________

Firm: _________________________________________________

All three programs _____

Program 1____ Program 2 ____ Program 3 ____

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