The Healthcare Group is Off to Chicago for PLUS!

The 2018 PLUS Healthcare & Medical PL Symposium is taking place in Chicago this week, bringing hundreds of industry practitioners to one place to network and connect. OneBeacon Healthcare Group is pleased to be a silver sponsor for this year’s conference. Our team members look forward to meeting with brokers and connecting with colleagues to talk about our enhanced Physician Group product, as well as updates to the Managed Care and Medical Facilities products. We look forward to seeing you there!

We’re Busy at the CLM Conference This Week

The annual CLM Conference is the premier event for those in the claims and litigation management industry. This year, attendees from Government Risks, Healthcare Group and Management Liability are representing OneBeacon as panelist presenters at the conference in Houston, TX.

Daniele Freaner, who is part of OneBeacon Healthcare Group claims, is part of a presentation titled, “Danger Zone: Healthcare Liabilities Associated with Natural Disasters.” This session will identify the liability risks faced by healthcare providers or entities that can arise in natural disaster emergency situations, discuss ways to minimize those risks and provide possible defenses.

In the session titled, “A Higher Education for All: Title IX, Title VII and the New Administration,” Management Liability claim’s Jennifer Weinstein will be part of a panel that will discuss the new Title IV regulations and guidelines issued by the current administration, the evolving case law in this area, the conflicts with other sexual assault and discrimination laws and the impact on claims and their resolution. The session also will discuss what underwriters should watch for in light of the recent changes.

Government Risks’ Sarah Schmitz will participate in the session titled, “The Crossroads of Coverage, Liability and Sovereign Immunity.” Policies issued to governmental entities often state that the purchase of the policy is not a waiver of the entities’ sovereign immunity. Speakers will discuss what happens when plaintiffs challenge whether such language in the policy preserves the sovereign immunity, how courts have handled those challenges and practical tips for how to handle such situations.

OneBeacon looks forward to participating in these sessions, as well as the additional educational and networking opportunities at this conference!

 

Financial Services Attending ICBA in Las Vegas

OneBeacon Financial Services is excited to be in Las Vegas this week attending the ICBA Live 2018 convention. Held annually, this national event is one of the largest gatherings of community bankers. The educational opportunities keep bankers up-to-date on latest trends affecting their banks. Stop by booth #315 to see Barbara Winsor, Craig Collins and Becky Riekofski – they are ready to talk insurance solutions for community banks!

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Barbara Winsor, Craig Collins and Becky Riekofski stand at the Financial Services book at the annual ICBA conference.  

 

 

 

 

 

How to Read a Nautical Chart

As we near the end of the season, those of us in “winter weather” areas are counting down the days to spring and summer—and to getting our boats back in the water!  As we patiently wait for the start of our favorite season on the water, there is still plenty to be done on dry land; like brushing up on our navigation skills.

This month’s boating tip from our International Marine Underwriters discusses the importance of nautical charts and how to understand them. Read the full article here and check out other tips and insights at nmu.com and imu.com.

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Congratulations Academy Award Nominees

When you consider how a Hollywood film gets made, you may immediately think about the most publicized players- the actors, directors, producers and film studios involved.  And while they are all vital to the process (including the crews and technical experts who contribute their talents), did you know that none of it could happen without insurance?

We are proud to be the behind-the-scenes players, experts and consultants who can weigh in on everything from actor and location selection to stunt coordination and special effects.

As the industry gears up for its most anticipated award ceremony, the 90th Academy Awards, we would like to take a moment to congratulate the nominated films our Entertainment division has been very proud to support this year – “I, Tonya”, “All the Money in the World”, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri” and  “The Shape of Water.”

All of us at OneBeacon congratulate you on your achievements and wish you luck on Sunday!