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The Insurance Law Podcast is a series that examines timely insurance issues from an attorney's point of view. Each installment features guest speakers that are prominent attorneys from across the country who specialize in insurance defense. All podcasts are published by A.M. Best and available for download. Transcripts of our podcasts are available. Please visit our Insurance Law Podcast home page to see our complete podcast series and view recent transcripts.
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    Georgia Valued Policy Law
Posted: Thur., Mar., 29, 2018
Attorney Eric Mull from Drew Eckl & Farnham discusses recent changes to Georgia's Valued Policy law and their impact on the claims industry.
Posted: Wed., Feb., 28, 2018
Attorney Charles (CJ) Haddick, Jr., a shareholder of the Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. law firm discusses recent bad faith decisions and significant insurance coverage developments.
Posted: Tue., Jan., 23, 2018
CPAs Derek Royster and Matthew Curtis from RGL Forensics address valuation testimony, including the application of the Daubert standard in cases and the impact on claims.
To listen to these podcasts and others, visit our Podcast Archive.
We would like to thank all of the participating attorneys and their firms for their input and support as we continue to produce these informative and valuable discussions.

How Smart Data Is Remaking Insurance Claims
New tools and greater availability of third-party data is changing how insurers evaluate claims, screen for fraud and settle cases faster, increasingly ahead of actual notice. A panel of claims professionals examines what tools are being used, what types and sources of data are making the greatest impact, and the issues insurers face as they rely more heavily on data-based claims automation. Panelists include:
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What This Year's Catastrophes Revealed About Real-World Claims Handling
Adjusters and other claims professionals examine the claims response to recent storms, including the role of drones, sensors, new data sources and other tools to gather data, investigate cases and adjust claims. This webinar also looks at related regulatory, legal and privacy issues.
Panelists include:
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