IMUA 2013 Annual Meeting Presentations

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  • Hydrofracking presented by Daniel Mason, Senior Vice President/Senior Claims Adjuster, MatthewsDaniel and Gerard Finley, CPCU, Senior Vice President, Casualty Treaty Underwriting, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. - Dan and Gerry presented an overview of hydrofacking  covering the process, scope, and magnitude. They discussed the perceived benefits, community response, exposures, operational risks, and lessons from losses.


  • Construction Project Management from the Owner's Perspective presented by Tim Diemand, Partner, Wiggin & Dana LLP; Raymond Szczucki, PE, ARM, Account Engineer, Inland Marine ACE USA; Stan Johnson, Managing Director, Disputes, and Investigations, Navigant Construction, Inc.; and Stephan Pitaniello, PE, CFCC, Managing Director, Global Construction Practice, Navigant Consulting, Inc. - Tim, Raymond, and Steve's presentation focused on construction process (owner/designer risk), forward risk management, evaluating property loss exposures and preservation strategies,  parties to and their interest in the contract, and project analysis/evaluation from the underwriter's perspective.



  • Property Valuation: What's it Worth to You? presented by Richard Lunt, Technical Director, Buisness Resilience, Zurich Services Corporation and  Phillip Moretti, Executive General Adjuster, Zurich Global Energy/Large Loss Property Claims -  Rick and Phillip discussed types of valuation and insurable property values, underwriter's role and tools for proper valuation, inaccurate values and and loss settlements. The presentation included case studies.