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MAPIA’s Education Seminar & Business Meeting

The next business meeting and education seminar for the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (MAPIA) will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 450 Totten Pond Rd, Waltham, MA 02451 from 10am-3:30pm. Lunch will be provided. Advanced Restoration and American Mobile Homes will be sponsoring our event. Per current CDC guidelines, unvaccinated individuals will be required to wear a mask. Please RSVP to chloe@swerling.com or call with any questions: 781-416-1000 x124.

All attendees must be a paid member if they wish to attend and stay at the event to receive credits. So, if you haven’t already, please mail in your renewal check. Please note: Membership is $400 per adjuster, and the optional $100 for adding your weblink to the MAPIA Member Page is charged just once per company.

Our presenters will be Anthony J. Antonellis, Christopher M. Reilly and Brendan L. Labbe from Sloane & Walsh, LLP.  They will be discussing legal basics, reasonable care to maintain heat, policy conditions & examinations under oath, Proofs of Loss, collapse, suit limitation provisions, Reference and much more.

MAPIA’s Spring Education Seminar 5/12/2021

The spring education seminar for MAPIA is scheduled to be held via Zoom webinar on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 10am to 3pm. William Schneider, Esq. will present on legal issues in property claim adjustments, and Glen Ricciardelli, CPA will present on business interruption claims in the time of Covid-19. Our sponsors will be The Dry Cleaner by Val and Federal Environmental Group.

9/30/2020 Education Seminar

Due to Covid-19, our 9/30/20 seminar will be held virtually via Zoom. 

The business meeting and education seminar for the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (MAPIA) is still scheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Due to Covid-related concerns, we will now be conducting it virtually via Zoom. Please RSVP via email to chloe@swerling.com by September 15, 2020. If you are a paid MAPIA member, you will receive the Zoom invitation via email before the seminar begins.

Brian Goodman, Esq. and Kelly Donohue, Esq. will present on Fraud Claims Against Public Adjusters, and Paul Mahoney and Andrew Williams, P.E. will present on Origins & Cause Investigations and Subrogation. It will be sponsored by Board Up Kingz and Rice Corp. Members attending this virtual seminar will earn 4 continuing education credits.

 

9/25/19 Meeting at Newton Marriott

The business meeting and education seminar for the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (MAPIA) will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel – 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts from 9am-3pm.  Lunch will be provided.  Sal’s Dry Cleaning and American Mobile Homes will be sponsoring our event.  Please RSVP to chloe@swerling.com or call with any questions: 781-416-1000 x124.

All attendees must be a paid member if they wish to attend and stay at the event to receive credits.  So, if you haven’t already, please mail in your renewal check.

Our presenters will be Anthony J. Antonellis, Christopher M. Reilly and Brendan L. Labbe from Sloane & Walsh, LLP.   They will be discussing contract law, direct physical loss, causation, burdens of proof, policy conditions, common application questions and issues, Reference, bad faith, case law updates, and other miscellaneous issues.

We have received approval from Massachusetts for 4 continuing education credits.

We will also be holding our annual business meeting and choosing officers and board members.  If you are interested in serving, please contact Michael Maddaleni at mike@mmpublicadjusters.com as he is chairing the Nominating Committee.

Annual Meeting September 27, 2018

The Annual Meeting and education seminar for the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (MAPIA) will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:30pm at the Newton Marriott2345 Commonwealth Avenue · Newton, Massachusetts.  Lunch will be provided.  Servicemaster by Gilmore and The Dry Cleaner by Val will be sponsoring our event.

Please RSVP to Diane Swerling at diane@swerling.com or call her with any questions at 781-416-1000.

All attendees must be a paid member if they wish to attend and stay at the event in order to receive credits.

Tony Antonellis and Chris Reilly from Sloane & Walsh LLP will be our speakers for the day discussing property insurance law updates such as maintaining heat, examinations under oath, proofs of loss, collapse, Reference, BI/EE claims, subrogation and much more.  We have been approved by Massachusetts and New Hampshire for 4 continuing education credits.

Please email Mark Petrocelli at mark@petrocelliadjusters.com if you have any industry trends you would like to be discussed at the meeting.

Please visit our website www.mapia.net to download membership applications.  The application can be found on the Membership Page by clicking on “Membership Form”.  Applications and payments for 2018 need to be received right away.  Membership is $400 per member and an additional $100 if you would like a link on our website.  You must be a paid member to attend the meeting and round table.

If you interested in serving on the Board please contact Michael Maddaleni at mike@mmpublicadjusters.com as he is chairing our Nominating committee.