* The New York Insurance Association hosted the New York Auto Forum--A Look at the Road Ahead on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Auto insurance writers and insurance professionals heard from industry experts on a variety of trending topics.
Skip Short, member, Short & Billy and Barry Levy, partner, Rivkin Radler shared colorful anecdotes from their many years as litigators in the fields of no-fault automobile insurance fraud during their presentation Stories from the No-Fault Battlefield & The Fight Against Fraud.
* Robert Sinclair, manager, media relations, AAA Northeast and Ben Lieberman, co-founder, Alliance Combatting Distracted Driving and Distracted Operators Risk Casualties talked about the latest research and efforts to address the current distracted driving epidemic during their Impact of Distracted Driving & Possible Solutions presentation.
A talk on Trends in Auto Claims was given by Sandee Perfetto, coverage director, personal auto/umbrella product development, ISO where she discussed the challenges of auto safety and structure versus the advancements in technology and comfort including the latest on autonomous vehicles.
The Fireside Chat with Legislators featured Senator James Seward, New York State Senate Insurance Committee Chair; Senator Neil Breslin, New York State Senate Insurance Committee Ranking Member; Assemblymember Kevin Cahill, New York State Assembly Insurance Committee Chair and was moderated by Kristofer Snader, senior director government relations at Nationwide. The participants gathered fireside to have a conversation regarding insurance trends and legislation, including topics of fraud, modernization, photo inspections and distracted driving.
THE NEW YORK INSURANCE ASSOCIATION SETS COURSE FOR 2019
The New York Insurance Association held its Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The Annual Meeting is a yearly event that sets the course for the following year. NYIA's officers and board of directors for 2019 were elected and as part of the...