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NASP Webinar-Subrogation Fires & Explosions Involving Death or Serious Injury

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Arson Investigators Subrogation Webinar Series (Joint Education Webinar with IAAI)
“Subrogation Fires & Explosions Involving Death or Serious Injury”
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 – 1 p.m. EST


Subrogation fires and explosions involving death or serious injury present complex ethical and legal issues to the investigator, subrogation unit and counsel. Subrogation essentials to be followed and guidance on navigating a loss with a death or injury component will be explored. Topics include investigator, insurer, and counsel coordination with government officials; transfer of scene; interview timing; NFPA 921, Chapter 25; and coordination issues involving the insured’s personal counsel.

Presenters – Dave Matejczyk – Roberts, Matejczyk & Ita & Brian Churchwell – Churchwell Fire Consultants

David Matejczyk, a partner at RMI, has participated in hundreds of fire scene and forensic lab examinations involving fires and explosions during his career, many involving deaths and serious injuries to insureds. A member of the first Board of Directors of NASP, he served as the chairman for three annual conferences of the organization. David is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law (JD), Gannon University (MPA) and Alliance College (BS). Dave also has over a decade of service as a past adjunct faculty member at the University of Akron.

Brian J. Churchwell graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He is a certified fire investigator (CFI), certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI) and professional engineer (PE) with over 20 years' experience in fire and explosion investigation. Brian is the President of Churchwell Fire Consultants, Inc. With his knowledge and background in electrical engineering, Brian applies the electrical engineering standards and principles to all types of fire losses as well as the forensic examination of physical evidence. This includes product failure analysis, evaluation of the operation of electrical systems and products, the analysis of electrical codes and standards, and the actions of the utility company’s installation personal, and equipment users.

To ensure access to the webinar prior to the start at 1 p.m. EST, IAAI members should register for this webinar no later than Monday, June 14, at 4 p.m. 

Registration Fee: Free to IAAI Members

Two-part registration process:

1. Register for this Event (below)

and    ***Very Important***

2. Register with NASP using the link contained in your confirmation email no later than June 14, 2021 by 4 p.m. EST to ensure access to the webinar.

After your registration is approved by NASP, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Contact Chris.Burt@firearson.com if you have any questions.


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