This Blog covers the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's series of podcasts, teleconferences, and live programs dedicated to Disaster Preparedness and Response. It addresses issues arising out of disasters caused by foreign and domestic acts of terrorism, by negligent acts, by natural events and by threats to our cyber-security and will confront the issues of preparedness, risk management, recovery and response, liability, insurance, claims and litigation.
This Business Insurance article talks about the draft Senate bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program as including the formation of a National Commission on Natural Catastrophe Risk Management and Insurance. The ABA/TIPS Spring Meeting in Charleston, SC on May 17, 2012 will focus on Disasters Caused by Acts of Nature. Check the TIPS Disaster Initiative home page for information as the program develops as well as information for all the podcasts, teleconferences, and live programs.