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Christian Stegmaier, Brian Comer, and Pete Dworjanyn present at the 2015 Primerus Defense Institute (PDI) Convocation.

Three Collins & Lacy, P.C. attorneys were selected as presenters for the 2015 Primerus Defense Institute (PDI) Convocation held in Amelia Island, Florida on April 23-26.

The Convocation is an annual event where experienced insurance coverage and defense attorneys, in-house counsel, risk management and other insurance executives gather to share best practices. This year’s theme was “Strategies for Addressing Emerging Issues Facing Clients and Counsel in the 21st Century”.

Christian Stegmaier, chair of the firm’s Retail & Hospitality Practice Group, spoke on a timely legal topic titled: Reptile Theory – What is it and How Does it Work? The Defense Response – Defending the Company Witnesses & Powerfully Persuading Juries.

Brian Comer, chair of the firm’s Products Liability Practice Group, gave a presentation titled: Products Liability Implications of 3-D printing and Driverless/Autonomous Cars

Pete Dworjanyn, chair of the firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group, served as a panelist discussing Additional Insured and excess coverage issues.

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About Collins & Lacy, P.C.

Collins & Lacy is a defense litigation firm in South Carolina that delivers valuable legal representation for their clients through solid preparation, thorough execution, and client-oriented service aimed at success. With many offices throughout the state, including Columbia, South Carolina, the firm represents local, regional and national clients in the areas of construction, employment law, hospitality/retail and entertainment law, insurance/bad faith, products liability, professional liability, commercial transportation and workers’ compensation.

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