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Continuing Education

PM03 - FEMA Funding & Insurance Recovery

3 Hours — 3 Continuing Education Credits
Presenter: Paul Migdal, Esq.
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Course Description

Large-scale disasters are not uncommon and range from earthquakes and wildfires to snowstorms and tidal waves. Disasters regularly prompt a Federal declaration of a disaster area and this has a dramatic effect on insurance. In a declared disaster, local government, tribal government and eligible non-profit organizations (hospitals, schools, and municipal works) can apply for financial assistance through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

Lessons from this class will enable you to play a valuable role in protecting your client or organization from financial disaster following a physical disaster. Having good insurance coverage in place and understanding how FEMA works is essential to securing, and keeping, Public Assistance Program funds.

Who Should Attend

  • Agents/Brokers (Courses qualify for insurance CE units)
  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Business Professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Fraternal Organization Members
  • Trade Association Members

Why You Should Attend

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Paul Migdal, Esq. is an experienced public insurance adjuster, disaster recovery consultant, attorney, insurance industry insider, and is a Principal with The Greenspan Co./Adjusters International. With more than 40 years of experience in the insurance industry, Paul is a recognized expert on the topics of insurance, risk management, financial recovery and claims.

In Paul’s continuing education classes, he shares valuable knowledge about how insurance policies and types of coverage actually apply in different disaster scenarios. Insurance concepts and details are presented clearly and with examples, so insurance agents & brokers and other insurance and business professionals are more successful when a fire, flood, collapse or other disaster strikes the insurance policyholder.

Paul’s teaching style is conversational and entertaining and his courses consistently earn A+ reviews from participants. Approved by the Departments of Insurance for Arizona, California, Nevada, and other states as well, Paul’s roster of CE courses is growing. In addition to Paul’s qualifications as an experienced attorney and licensed public insurance adjuster, Paul has several teaching credentials. These include accreditation as a college-level educator by the California Department of Education and Paul has taught at several colleges. Paul is frequently invited to speak on insurance topics at industry conferences and teach CE courses at insurance brokerages across the Western States. Audiences include: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., CPCU Society, IBA West’s Big “I” Day, IIABCal, General Southwest Insurance Agency, International Assoc. of Insurance Professionals, InterWest, NV Independent Insurance Agents Assoc., Willis Insurance Brokers, and many more.

What Past Attendees Have To Say

  • Instructor made content accessible and intriguing. Kept my attention throughout, was a great learning experience.

    Simone Youngblood
    McClatchy Insurance Agency
    Sacramento, CA