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NASP Webinar One Dimensional vs Two Dimensional Fire Investigation Experts February 17, 2017

Date: Feb 17, 2017
Location: Online Webinar
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Arson Investigators Subrogation NASP Webinar Series –
in Partnership with IAAI
“One Dimensional vs Two Dimensional Fire Investigation Experts”
Friday, February 17, 2017 1PM EST

How to distinguish between a one-dimensional expert who appears to have all of the requisites expertise in his or her field; versus a two-dimensional expert who not only has the requisite expertise, but has developed a crucial second dimension – an ability to properly testify at deposition and trial.

Competent Experts - The Selection and Vetting Process
A. How, who, when, why and where to obtain an expert
B. Proper coordination of investigation with other experts
C. Preservation of scene and evidence
D. Which experts are needed to eliminate accidental causation
E. Keeping the expert focused on their role in the investigation

Proper knowledge and application of NFPA 921 and 1033 - 30 Minutes
A. What is the relationship between 921 and 1033.
B. Changes and impact of the recently released 2014 version of NFPA 1033 and the soon to be released 2014 version of NFPA 921.
C. How the updates to these guides and standards will impact fire investigators, policyholders, insurers, and their attorneys who take these cases to trial.
D. Whether NFPA 921 is a “standard” or a “guide.”
E. How these so-called standards affect the expert opinions being rendered by Origin and Cause Fire Experts.
F. How attorneys are using 921 to trip people up on minor details.

Rick Hammond; Partner in the Chicago office of the law firm of HeplerBroom, LLC
Roger Krupp; IAAI-CFI, SIU Team Manager State Farm
Sandy Parker; Senior Property Specialist III Liberty Mutual

Registration Fee: Payment to
IAAI Members: FREE
Non-members: $100. USD
Non-member Group Rate: $60 per person (3 or more from the same company)*
*Please contact Rosana Palacios to register groups.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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