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Products Liability

Product liability is a hot topic that continues to intrigue many. Examine the challenges of product liability in Canada, the U.S., and international trade, the coverage that meets those challenges, claims issues, and current trends and jurisdictional issues. Members $110 / Non-Members $180

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Online via webinar
Presenter: Melanie Needham
Contact: Rochelle Mighty

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Gain a practical understanding of underwriting practices for products liability in international trade (Canada to the U.S., China to Canada, etc.), considering the whole manufacturer-wholesaler-retail process.

3.0 CE credits for General and Adjuster licences


  • Introduction to product liability
  • Origin of products liability law
  • Canadian, American, and international judicial and regulatory systems as they applies
  • Internal factors influencing products exposure
  • Rating tools and underwriting resources mostly in the Canadian market
  • Underwriting considerations for U.S. products export
  • Emerging risks in product liability
  • Trends

Who should attend

Team leaders and managers, brokers, adjusters, and risk managers


Member $110
Non-Member $180

Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM (facilitator)

With over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Melanie has held various positions including management, underwriting, risk management, and business analyst. As a facilitator (licensing courses in Ontario, as well as CIP and CRM courses across Canada), Melanie was awarded the Insurance Institute’s Instructor of the Year award numerous times and the national Emerging Leader award (2011). She is the president of MRD Training and Consulting Inc. and is highly respected in the industry.

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