Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor and Amputee Heather Abbott to Speak at WIND Regional Symposium -- One-day Educational Seminar on Windstorm/Property Insurance Claims

The concerns of property insurance and the perils facing the industry and consumers are some of the key issues to be addressed at the Fifth Annual Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) Regional Symposium on May 9, 2014 at the Hilton Penn Station in Newark, NJ.

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Newark, NJ (PRWEB) May 07, 2014

The concerns of property insurance and the perils facing the industry and consumers are some of the key issues to be addressed at the Fifth Annual Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) Regional Symposium on May 9, 2014 at the Hilton Penn Station in Newark, NJ.

The one-day educational event will feature top industry representatives, and will provide an opportunity for insurance professionals from many disciplines to discuss and educate themselves on subjects important to those engaged in property/windstorm insurance claims.

This year’s theme is “Superstorm Sandy: Lessons Learned: Now What?” In addition, keynote speaker, Boston Marathon Survivor and Amputee, Heather Abbott, will speak on “Overcoming Adversity.” Heather will share her story while inspiring attendees with her contagious optimism and remarkable recovery and triumph over tragedy.    

Educational sessions will offer small-setting venues for learning and networking in an interactive and informal educational setting. Facilitators will generate valuable discussion topics, while encouraging the exchanging of ideas and knowledge in the property/windstorm insurance claims industry. In addition, attendees can earn CE credits for multiple states and bar associations, as well as network with leading industry professionals.

Topics include: “High Value Complex Claims: A Difference in Kind or Degree?,” “Late Notice, Supplemental Claims and Other Post Loss Policy Condition Issues,” “Ethics and Professionalism for Adjusters,” “Appraisal Nuts and Bolts” and “Anti-Current Causation: Wind or Flood"

For more information and to register online, visit http://www.windnetwork.com. Walk-in registration will also be available onsite.

The Windstorm Insurance Network is the first educational member organization for property/windstorm claims industry professionals. It was formed in 1999 with the goal of bringing a diverse industry group together to review and discuss windstorm-related insurance issues and concerns.

CONTACT:             
Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc.
2929 Langley Avenue, Ste. 203
Pensacola, Fla. 32504
Michelle Griffin, Executive Director
Office: 850.473.0601 • Cell: 850.221.6337 • Fax: 850.473.0603     
Email: mgriffin(at)windnetwork(dot)com
Association Website: http://www.windnetwork.com


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