Contracts and Insurance: Protect Your Consulting Business from Legal Liability

Contracts and Insurance: Protect Your Consulting Business from Legal Liability

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Legal trouble and contract issues can severely cripple or destroy a company.  So what do you need to do to mitigate your liability? Join our speakers, as they discuss tips about contracts and insurance that can keep you and your business free from legal heartache.


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What You Will Learn

  • The importance of a good contract and insurance policy
  • High risk areas of practice and how to mitigate possible problems/issues
  • Actual claims made against chemists and chemical engineers
  • Approximate cost and typical limits of liability most insureds carry
  • And much more!


Webinar Details

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2012

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Fee: Free


Meet Your Experts:

Henry CiFuentes has twelve years of Risk Management/Underwriting experience and is currently the Vice President of Hays Companies of Washington, D.C. He was responsible for casualty underwriting and servicing of affinity insurance programs in the late 1990′s at AON.  Henry has successfully managed multiple national affinity programs and assisted in developing others from the ground up at Hays Companies.  Henry manages a group of account managers and account executives in the affinity division specializing in Professional Liability coverage.  In addition, Henry is involved in the day-to-day consulting, underwriting and advising of clients and association partners.  Henry graduated with a B.S. in Management/Finance from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Marymount University.


Samantha Riley represents the interests of primary and excess insurers and re-insurers. She handles coverage and general commercial litigation, with specific experience in pre- and post-trial activity, including drafting complaints, discovery, dispositive and trial motions, appellate briefs, as well as conducting depositions. Ms. Riley provides complex coverage opinions, analyzes reinsurance agreements, negotiates cost-sharing arrangements among multiple insurers, and participates in mediation and settlement negotiations.


John Whittle has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Glasgow University, a PhD. in Organic Chemistry from Imperial College, University of London.  He was on the faculty of the Department of Chemistry, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas 1969-2011.  From 1999 until he retired in 2011, he was also Director of Risk Management.




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ACS Webinars™ does not endorse any products or services. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Chemical Society.



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