Join Protective Insurance at our annual Claims & Safety Seminar on Oct. 9 – 10, 2019!

Protective Insurance’s Claims & Safety Seminar is a two-day event that focuses on the latest risk management and technology trends in the commercial auto industry.

This year, we are excited to welcome distinguished industry experts to speak at Claims & Safety, including keynote speaker, Jesus Villahermosa of Crisis Reality Training, Inc. All sessions cover topics that are informative, engaging and filled with insight on how to better protect your employees and fleet.

Claims & Safety Seminar is free to attend—we believe that the value of this information is priceless, and we are happy to share it with our valued partners.

Register by Friday, Sept. 6 to reserve your spot!


Wednesday, Oct. 9 

Noon – 1:00 p.m.


1 – 2 p.m.

Session 1: Driving Safety Manuals & Defense in Litigation
David Hall, Wilson Elser & Gerry Krisa, R+L Carriers

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Session 2: Social Media & Other Investigation Tools in Claims Management
Jim Goss, GII-PII

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Session 3: Return to Work with Focus on Trucking
Mary Bennett & Kristy Needham, ReEmployAbility, Inc.

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Session 4: Motivations and Mitigations Relating to Cyber Crime
Ron Pelletier, Pondurance

6 – 10 p.m.

Cocktails, Dinner & Entertainment
Protective Insurance Headquarters

Thursday, Oct. 10 

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.


8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address
Jesus Villahermosa, Crisis Reality Training, Inc.

10:30 – 11 a.m.


11 – Noon

Session 5: Pot, Hemp & CBD Oil: How Drug Testing is Affected
Dr. Simo, HireRight


Closing Remarks & Boxed Lunch
Guests are able to eat at the hotel or take it with them.

OSHA Training Course

Prior to the Claims + Safety Seminar, we invite you to join us for an optional 10-hour OSHA General Industry Training Course from Oct. 8 – 9. If you are interested in attending, be sure to mark it on the form when registering.

Training topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health Act, general duty clause, citations
  • Safety and health program design, recordkeeping
  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Emergency action planning and fire prevention
  • Electrical safety
  • Hazard communication
  • Machine guarding
  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazardous materials

At the end of this session, participants will be better able to:

  1. Understand the role of OSHA and how to look up standards
  2. Identify common safety exposures in a facility or operation
  3. Improve and develop new programs for compliance
  4. Be a stronger safety leader and help prevent accidents

The course includes a copy of the OSHA General Industry Compliance Manual as well as the presentation materials. Upon completion of the training, participants will receive a wallet-size course completion card issued by the OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer.

Hosted at Protective Insurance's corporate office

111 Congressional Blvd.
Carmel, IN 46032


Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel
11925 N. Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032 

All guests are responsible for booking their own hotel room(s) via Protective's Claims & Safety hotel reservation link. Protective will be paying for one night stay per company. All other nights and additional employees from the same company will be at the guest's expense.

Book your hotel for Claims & Safety here.

Event contact:

Katina Tooley
Event Planner
(812) 447-0037