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The purpose of this Committee is to provide education, training and solutions on significant current transportation issues facing insurance carriers, corporations and other entities and individuals. Both Fellows and Members are eligible for a Transportation Committee role; however, participation on the committee by Members, as well as by Vendors, Service Providers and Consultants, is preconditioned on the Member, Vendor, Service Provider or Consultant first nominating an insurance, claims or corporate Fellow who joins the committee.

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11/2/2020 Hello,
 
The Transportation Committee Town Hall will be held in place of the November Conference Call. If you haven’t already done so, please register for the Town Hall at this link:  Transportation Committee Town Hall
 
The Committee Chairs would also like you to complete this short survey so we can gather your questions for the Town Hall. The deadline for collecting questions is November 8th so the panel can select questions and prepare responses.
 
If you need assistance, please reach out to the committee’s CLM liaison at Khadijah.Johnson@theclm.org.
10/8/2020 Hello,
Please join us on Tuesday, December 8th at 1:30 pm ET for the Transportation Committee Town Hall: Cutting Edge Trends
In this interactive Town Hall discussion, panelists will respond to questions keeping Claims Professionals up at night; including discussion surrounding the role of truck drivers and trucking companies as heroes as they bring food and medicine to protect the safety of the community.
Anticipated topics include analysis of preventative measures taken by trucking companies, as well as the importance of early case analysis leading to a consistent defense theme that the driver and company should be revered, not feared, as Plaintiff’s attorneys would suggest. 
Plaintiffs’ attorneys’ attempts to analogize the pandemic, severe economic conditions, and social unrest to a Reptile Theory attack will be examined.  The panel will provide concrete examples on humanizing the defense as part of a theme that they are not a threat to the community, preventing nuclear verdicts. 
The panel will discuss Plaintiff’s argument that the technology of the fleet is not the safest and current changes in the Federal regulations.  The importance of securing any in-cab cameras, as well as any cameras at the scene, will also be addressed. 
Current trends will be discussed from the perspective of a trucking company, TPA, insurance carrier, and defense attorney. 
This Town Hall will be led by: Jim Foster, Joseph Pappalardo, Lea Kapral, Tom McLaughlin, Tammy Warn, and Charles Wendland.
Register here: Transportation Committee Town Hall
7/9/2020 Hello, 

Today's Transportation Committee Conference Call has been canceled. We will inform the committee of the rescheduled call. 

Thanks!
5/12/2020 Hello,
 
The Transportation Committee’s conference call is scheduled for Thursday, May 14th at 11:00 am EST. Here is your meeting info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1483902589

By Phone (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference
 
The agenda will be posted shortly in the notes section below.
 
5/8/2020 Hello,

CLM has extended our COVID-19 Webinar Series into the month of May. These webinars last 1 hour (50 minutes content, 10 minutes Q&A) and can be led by 2-4 CLM speakers.

If you have interest in participating in the webinar series, please submit your title, brief description (150-200 words) and list of speakers to the webinar subcommittee leadership below:

Joseph Golian – JGolian@dmclaw.com
Lea Kapral – lkapral@acuity.com
Leslie Leazer – Leslie.Leazer@knighttrans.com
Tamara Warn – twarn@cktrucking.com