Training & Presentations

TDI Courses Offered at No Charge To You

As part of our services, we offer training and presentations, many of which have been accredited for continuing education hours by the Texas Department of Insurance.

Current training and presentations offered are listed below; however, if you have a topic in which you are interested, please contact us. We can prepare training and presentations that are tailored to your needs.

An Adjuster's Guide to Litigation

  • Does thinking (or talking) about litigation make your eyes roll back in your head?
  • Have you ever really wondered what a Motion for Summary Judgment was?
1.0 General

Claims Handling – Judging a Book by Its Cover

  • Seriously, how hard can it be to take a recorded statement?
  • And why do I need to handle claims the same way every time?
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General

Employment Law in Texas: Just the Facts

  • When can I not fire somebody in Texas?
  • Is wrongful termination such a big deal?
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General

Ethical Concerns for Adjusters: Preserving Evidence and Negotiating Settlements Under Texas Law

  • What actions by an adjuster are considered "bad faith?"
  • How do I protect myself against a bad faith claim?
1.0
Ethics

Ethical Considerations for Insurance Adjusters

  • Why can't I have the same lawyer do a coverage opinion and then defend the insured?
  • Do I really have to tell a claimant that the statute of limitations is going to run?
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Ethics

Ethical Considerations for Insurance Adjusters

  • Why can't I have the same lawyer do a coverage opinion and then defend the insured?
  • Do I really have to tell a claimant that the statute of limitations is going to run?
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Ethics

Ethically Navigating the Claims Process

  • What are the standards that govern ethical file handling?
  • What is the tripartite relationship? What is my role, and what is my attorney's role?
  • What is the Stowers doctrine and how is it applied?
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Ethics

General Liability Claims Handling: Everything You Need to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

  • What does a plaintiff have to prove to establish liability for the criminal acts of a third party?
  • Is negligent entrustment still a valid cause of action in Texas?
3.0 General

Investigation Methods

  • Ever wonder what the plaintiff puts on her Facebook page?
  • Ever wonder if the claimant is really being honest when he says he can't use his hands anymore?
  • Learn how internet investigation and surveillance can be used to your advantage and could reduce your exposure on a claim.
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Ethics

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General

Legal Update: Stowers Doctrine, Premises Liability and Trauma

  • What are the prerequisites that activate a Stowers duty?
  • What is needed to satisfy a premises liability cause of action?
  • What should I expect in traumatic brain injury litigation?
1.5 General

Litigation Management Essentials

  • What are some best practices for litigation management?
  • What are the three key questions to ask in evaluating a case?
  • What should you be thinking about when you're heading to mediation?
1.0
Ethics

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General

Monster Trucks: How Plaintiff Lawyers Are Villainizing the Trucking Industry and How to Deal With It

  • What new tactics are attorneys using to get large verdicts against trucking companies?
  • What strategies can you use to combat these aggressive attacks on the trucking industry?
1.0 General

Negotiations: Let's Make a Deal

  • What are the purposes and goals of negotiation?
  • What are some best practices to ensure my negotiations are ethical and effective?
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Ethics

Premises Liability in Texas – Keys to Successful Claims Handling

  • What is a premises liability claim and how can I defend against it?
  • What does an injured party have to show to prove liability?
1.5 General

Spoliation in Texas: How to Avoid It

  • What documents do you need to keep around? And for how long?
  • Been accused of spoliation? Now what?
1.0 General

Texas-Specific Trucking Issues

  • What information should your company gather after an accident?
  • What is spoliation and what can your company do to avoid it?
  • What is the importance of taking and giving an effective deposition?
  • This course explores these issues as well as issues related to arbitration clauses, arbitration, and Texas nonsubscriber law.
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Ethics

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General

Texas Trucking Litigation: What Every Trucking Company Needs to Know

  • Do I need to take a statement from my driver after an accident?
  • Can we get rid of logs six months after an accident?
2.0 General

The Anatomy of A Lawsuit

  • Ever feel sort of lost in the maze of the court system and how it all works?
  • Not sure what happens after your claim turns into a litigation file?
  • Maybe there is an alternative to litigation to get your case closed.
  • Learn how the Texas court system works and is organized while also learning about alternatives to litigation.
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General

The Essential Tools for Nonsubscriber Adjusters

  • What does it really mean to be a nonsubscriber?
  • Keep up to date with the latest case law affecting nonsubscribers to workers' compensation.
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General

The Stowers Doctrine

  • What is it?
  • How do I know if a Stowers demand is valid?
  • What do I do when presented with a Stowers demand?
1.0
Ethics

The Stowers Doctrine and Negotiations

  • What style of negotiator do you want to be?
  • What's the best way to "win" a negotiation?
  • How does the Stowers Doctrine affect settlement negotiations?
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Ethics

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General

We Did What? How to Respond to the Catastrophic Accident.

  • Why can't I wait around for a couple of weeks to investigate the serious accident?
  • When should I hire an attorney after an accident?
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General

We Did What? How to Respond to the Catastrophic Accident.

  • Why can't I wait around for a couple of weeks to investigate the serious accident?
  • When should I hire an attorney after an accident?
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General