NOTE: A 30 minute break has been added to this Webcast Encore
NOTE: In order to obtain credit for this webcast it MUST be viewed on 7/18/2017 starting at 9 am CST, because this program is being broadcast at that date and time, the credit is considered unlimited (live) credit by OBA/MCLE.
CLE CREDIT: This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 7 hours of mandatory CLE credit, including 0 hours of ethics.
TUITION: Registration for the webcast is $200. Seniors may register for $75 and members licensed 2 years or less may register for $100.
NOTE: This program is NOT approved for Texas credit. The Texas Bar will not permit members to submit online programs for Texas credit.
CHECKPOINTS: This program will contain random checkpoints. In order to submit credit for this program, you must confirm your presence at the checkpoints. If you do not meet the checkpoint requirement you may not receive credit for the live program. The checkpoint submission is entirely dependent on your successful completion of the system check.
NOTE: At the end of the program click on the “Credit Submission Tab” to go to your credit profile and begin the credit submission process. Please remember to submit credit on the day of the event.
Ryan Fulda, Schaffer Herring PLLC - Tulsa
Randy Long, Rhodes Hieronymus Jones Tucker & Gable – Tulsa
This CLE will begin with an overview of the fundamentals of uninsured/underinsured motorist law in Oklahoma. The program will proceed with an analysis of more specific topics and emerging issues.
Introduction: What is UM Coverage?
Fundamentals: UM Statute and Unique Aspects of UM
Who is an insured?
Events Creating an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist
Determining the Amount of Coverage
Cases Involving Accidents/Injuries related to (arguably) intentional acts.
Suits and Settlements with the Tortfeasor, Subrogation Claims
Accidents Arising out of Use, Ownership, and Maintenance of the Vehicle
Bad Faith: UM Carrier’s Duty to Investigate
Bad Faith: Lowball offers, The “Legitimate Dispute” (Garnett v. Geico, Geico v. Quine) and releases.
The Statute of Limitations
Discovery of Claim File
Use of Expert Witnesses
Attorney Fees and Prejudgment Interest