PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Bob Furjanic, president of Pleasantville-based marine insurance brokerage firm Four Anchors Worldwide LLC, was the only marine brokerage industry representative to speak at the American Conference Institute’s fourth annual forum on admiralty and maritime claims and litigation. It was held in Houston on Wednesday, Feb. 4 and Thursday, Feb. 5.
The conference brought together high-level legal and insurance professionals from close to 30 private firms and federal government departments to discuss complex issues surrounding admiralty and maritime litigation.
They included representatives of the U.S. Dept. of Justice, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Maritime Administration, AIG, Chevron, Swiss Re America Holding Corporation and Tulane University Law School, to name a few.
Furjanic, who has more than 30 years of experience in the maritime brokerage business, spoke about new developments in marine insurance claims, including mid-ocean forensic weather analysis and claim procedures/presentations for reporting and handling.
Furjanic also participated on a panel covering such topics as the obligation of good faith, reservation of rights issues, new developments in surveying, general average adjusting and loss control engineering and causations giving rise to “bad faith” allegations.
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