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Best’s Insurance Law Podcast series examines key topics in the insurance industry from an attorney’s point of view. Featured panelists are top lawyers from firms profiled in Best's Insurance Professional Resources, a highly selective online service showcasing only firms recommended by their clients for outstanding service to the insurance industry. Published by AM Best, Best's Insurance Professional Resources is a claims industry resource that features qualified legal counsel, independent insurance adjusting services and expert service providers since 1928. AM Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

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Best’s Insurance Law Podcast series examines key topics in the insurance industry from an attorney’s point of view. Featured panelists are top lawyers from firms profiled in Best's Insurance Professional Resources, a highly selective online service showcasing only firms recommended by their clients for outstanding service to the insurance industry. Published by AM Best, Best's Insurance Professional Resources is a claims industry resource that features qualified legal counsel, independent insurance adjusting services and expert service providers since 1928. AM Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
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Very informative

By incognito82 - Aug 04 2017
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Easy to understand, useful program

Excellent. Very informative on a wide variety of legal issues.

By Marckava - Jan 11 2012
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Well done! The guest experts are articulate and the subjects are relevant, yet quite varied.

iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
1
2
0
2

Very informative

By incognito82 - Aug 04 2017
Read more
Easy to understand, useful program

Excellent. Very informative on a wide variety of legal issues.

By Marckava - Jan 11 2012
Read more
Well done! The guest experts are articulate and the subjects are relevant, yet quite varied.
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Best's Insurance Law Podcast

Latest release on Feb 04, 2020

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Best’s Insurance Law Podcast series examines key topics in the insurance industry from an attorney’s point of view. Featured panelists are top lawyers from firms profiled in Best's Insurance Professional Resources, a highly selective online service showcasing only firms recommended by their clients for outstanding service to the insurance industry. Published by AM Best, Best's Insurance Professional Resources is a claims industry resource that features qualified legal counsel, independent insurance adjusting services and expert service providers since 1928. AM Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

Rank #1: A Landmark California Court of Appeals Ruling on the Stacking of Policies - Episode #31

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Attorney Roger Simpson from the Cotkin & Collins law firm in Los Angeles, California on a landmark California Court of Appeals ruling on the stacking of policies related to the Stringfellow insurance case.

Jun 05 2009

14mins

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Rank #2: Managing the Difficult Claim

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Attorney Jeff Vernis from the law firm Vernis & Bowling in Florida discusses reasons that claims that become unmanageable and what Claims Professionals can do to gain control.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

May 23 2019

9mins

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Rank #3: Updates in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

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Attorney Charles (CJ) Haddick, Jr., a shareholder of the Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. law firm discusses recent bad faith decisions and significant insurance coverage developments.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Feb 28 2018

13mins

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Rank #4: Water Claims Could Become the New Arson

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Attorney Shelly Lee Griffin from the law firm of Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C. addresses fraudulent water claims, how they are being committed and what adjusters and special investigators should look for when investigating claims.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Mar 28 2019

24mins

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Rank #5: Legal Fallout from Failure to Make Timely Payments - Episode #63

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Attorney Bob Mich, Jr. from the Law Offices of Kay & Andersen, LLC, on a case involving a coverage matter arising from insurer and agent conduct and the failure of the insured to make a timely premium payment.

Mar 30 2012

9mins

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Rank #6: Attorney Daniel Raab on Limitation of Liability - Episode #44

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Attorney Daniel Raab, from the Daniel W. Raab, PA firm in Miami, discusses a recent transportation case and how limitation of liability impacts the transportation and insurance industries.

Jun 07 2010

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Rank #7: Elimination of Joint and Several Liability in Tort Cases - Episode #53

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Attorney Renee DeMoss from the law firm of GableGotwals in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the elimination of joint and several liability in tort cases.

May 18 2011

12mins

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Rank #8: Litigating to win in the insurance defense industry

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Attorney Irwin Kramer from the law firm of Kramer & Connolly in Baltimore, Maryland discusses a law firm's demonstration of win potential through current metrics and the importance to the insurance industry.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Directories of Recommended Attorneys & Adjuster, including Expert Service Providers.

Jun 13 2016

14mins

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Rank #9: Attorneys Discuss the Medicare Secondary Payer Act - Episode #57

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Attorneys Daniel Santaniello and Reinaldo (Rey) Alvarez from the Florida law firm of Luks, Santaniello, Petrillo & Jones, discuss the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and how to address Medicare in liability settlements.

Aug 30 2011

18mins

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Rank #10: Attorney on Bad Faith in Florida Insurance Impact - Episode # 91

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Attorney Charles C. Lemley at the law firm of Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C. discusses bad faith liability in the state of Florida and what insurers should be aware of.

Jun 03 2014

9mins

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Rank #11: Supplemental Uninsured Developments in New York State - Episode #37

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Attorney Jessica Desany from the law firm of Carter, Conboy, Case, Blackmore, Maloney & Laird, P.C. on SUM coverage or Supplemental Uninsured Developments in New York State.

Oct 06 2009

15mins

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Rank #12: Insurer's Liability for Cell Phone Use, Texting - Episode #61

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Attorney Jay Tentinger from the Tentinger Law Firm, P.A. in Eagan, Minnesota, discusses cell phone use and texting and the liability for insurers.

Mar 08 2012

14mins

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Rank #13: Negligent Security Issues Related to Terrorist Attacks in Shopping Centers - Episode #34

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Attorneys Jack Luks and Tony Petrillo from the law firm of Luks, Santaniello, Perez, Petrillo, Gold & James in Florida discuss negligent security issues related to terrorist attacks in shopping centers.

Jul 27 2009

22mins

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Rank #14: Insurance Coverage in the Motion Picture Industry - Episode #43

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Attorney Jaymeson Pegue from the law firm of Nelson, Thompson, Pegue & Thornton, A.P.C. in Los Angeles, discusses insurance coverage matters involving actors in the motion picture industry.

May 04 2010

22mins

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Rank #15: Attorney Gives Primer on Insurers' Reservation of Rights - Episode # 102

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Attorney Charlie Lemley, from the law firm of Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C., discusses factors insurers should consider in deciding whether to offer independent counsel when defending an insured under a reservation of rights.

Feb 05 2015

8mins

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Rank #16: Defending Construction Claims Under the New York Labor Law Statutes

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Peter Read and Jay Rava, Shareholders and Co-Chairs, New York Construction and Labor Law Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin discuss litigating and defending New York construction claims and the most relevant statutes at play with these cases.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Dec 27 2018

17mins

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Rank #17: Attorney Dan Raab on Limitations of Liability - Episode #52

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Attorney Dan Raab from the Daniel W. Raab, P.A. firm in Miami on a limitations of liability case under Montreal Protocol.

May 06 2011

16mins

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Rank #18: The Impact of Sports Law on the Insurance Industry - Episode #35

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Attorney Al Goldberger from the Goldberger & Goldberger law firm in Clifton, New Jersey discusses a case in Texas involving Midwest Employers Casualty Company and the impact of sports law on the insurance industry.

Aug 10 2009

15mins

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Rank #19: Legal Complexity of Construction Litigation

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Attorney Terry Lavy from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling discusses the legal complexity and challenges of construction defect litigation and the impact on insurance carriers and insurers, and significant construction cases in the state of Florida.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Mar 14 2017

13mins

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Rank #20: How a Tri-partite Relationship Impacts the Insurance Industry - Episode # 89

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Attorney Sid Degan with the law firm of Degan, Blanchard & Nash in Louisiana on the complex "tri-partite relationship" that exists between attorneys, insurers and insureds and how it impacts the insurance industry.

Mar 04 2014

10mins

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What Insurers and Defense Counsel Should Know About E-Discovery

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Attorney Jim Boyers from the law firm Wooden McLaughlin LLP discusses how insurers and counsel can ensure discovery of all relevant data and avoid claims of spoliation.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Insurance Professional Resources, including Qualified Member attorneys, adjusters and expert service providers.

Feb 04 2020

15mins

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What New York Child Victims Act Means for Insurers

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Attorney Florina Altshiler from the law firm of Russo & Toner discusses the impact of the Child Victim Act on claims in New York and what insurance carriers should be aware of.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Insurance Professional Resources, including Qualified Member attorneys, adjusters and expert service providers. 

Jan 07 2020

13mins

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Navigating Florida Workers' Compensation Claims

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Attorney Jeff Kerley from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling in Florida discusses the complexity of handling Florida Workers' Compensation Claims.

Nov 19 2019

13mins

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Enterprise Risk Management Strategies

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Expert Service Providers Sean Murphy and LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers from Courtroom Sciences, Inc. discuss Enterprise Risk Management and challenges facing insurance carriers and other corporations.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers

Oct 21 2019

15mins

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How Vocational Rehabilitation Impacts Claims

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Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies addresses vocational rehabilitation in the US and Canada and the impact on claims.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers

Sep 26 2019

13mins

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The Insurance Impact of Class Action Settlements

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Attorneys Matthew Berkowitz, Brian O'Shea and Samantha Lewis from the law firm Carr Maloney P.C. in Washington, D.C. address class action settlements and impact on claims.

Sep 03 2019

13mins

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The Internet is Forever: Social Media's Role in Claims Litigation

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Attorneys Jim Boyers and Robert Simmons from the law firm Wooden McLaughlin discuss the importance of social media in cases and the ethical obligations attorneys have with respect to preserving clients' social media ESI.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jul 30 2019

22mins

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The Approaching Wave of Autonomous Vehicles Drives New Risks to Insurers

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Attorneys Heather Fine and Vlada Tasich from the law firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin examine the expected impact of autonomous vehicles and how it will change the risk environment for insurers.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jun 27 2019

11mins

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Managing the Difficult Claim

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Attorney Jeff Vernis from the law firm Vernis & Bowling in Florida discusses reasons that claims that become unmanageable and what Claims Professionals can do to gain control.

Special thanks to our sponsor, AM Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

May 23 2019

9mins

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The Growth of Class Action Lawsuits Involving Data Breaches

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Attorneys Matt Berkowitz and Brian O'Shea from the law firm Carr Maloney P.C. in Washington, DC discuss data breach class actions and what companies can do to protect their businesses from significant exposure.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Apr 25 2019

14mins

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Water Claims Could Become the New Arson

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Attorney Shelly Lee Griffin from the law firm of Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C. addresses fraudulent water claims, how they are being committed and what adjusters and special investigators should look for when investigating claims.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Mar 28 2019

24mins

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Home Modification and Impact on Claims

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Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies discusses home modifications in the US and Canada and the impact on insurance claims.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Feb 28 2019

10mins

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How Expert Insurance Service Providers Provide Trial Testimony

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Fred Fisher from Fisher Consulting Group discusses when expert testimony is best applied in an insurance claims trial and the styles of depositions employed.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jan 31 2019

18mins

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Defending Construction Claims Under the New York Labor Law Statutes

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Peter Read and Jay Rava, Shareholders and Co-Chairs, New York Construction and Labor Law Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin discuss litigating and defending New York construction claims and the most relevant statutes at play with these cases.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Dec 27 2018

17mins

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Managing the Expense of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Discovery Claims

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Attorney John J. Cloherty, III from the law firm Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP discusses what types of cases typically involve Electronically Stored Information (ESI) discovery and how they are impacting claims and mitigating related expenses.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Nov 28 2018

23mins

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How Expert Witnesses Should Handle Attempts to Ghost Write Reports and Impact on Liability Claims

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Expert Service Provider Dr. Janine McCartney discusses why experts are sometimes approached to endorse or accept ghost-written reports, why this practice is typically considered illegal and unethical, and why it has become an issue in claims cases.

Oct 25 2018

14mins

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Toxicology: A Small Dose of Science for Attorneys and Insurance Claims Professionals

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Expert Service Provider Dr. Allison Muller from Acri Muller Consulting, LLC discusses toxicology and common pitfalls that attorneys should be aware of when looking at test results.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Sep 26 2018

16mins

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Vehicle Modification and Impact on Claims

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Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies discusses vehicle modifications in the US and Canada and the impact on insurance claims.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Aug 29 2018

10mins

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Emerging Global Cyber Ransom Threats Require a Strategic Response From the C-Suite

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Attorneys Ed Lewis from Weightmans LLP, David Mackenzie from Blaney McMurtry LLP and David Shannon with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin discuss emerging cyber threats and associated global risks.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jul 31 2018

14mins

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The Safe Sport Authorization Act and Protecting Young Victims

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Attorney Alan S. Goldberger discusses Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act; who is impacted by the law, types of insurance coverages, and the potential impact on claims.

Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jun 21 2018

13mins

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iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
1
2
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2

Very informative

By incognito82 - Aug 04 2017
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Easy to understand, useful program

Excellent. Very informative on a wide variety of legal issues.

By Marckava - Jan 11 2012
Read more
Well done! The guest experts are articulate and the subjects are relevant, yet quite varied.