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Training Webinars

At Arbitration Forums, we are committed to helping you achieve your recovery goals. One way we do this is by offering training at no cost to you. All of our training workshops focus on practical application of the rules, regulations, and procedures of each arbitration program.

If you have never participated in a webinar, we strongly recommend that you test your computer to ensure it will allow necessary software to download. The test takes less than 1 minute. Simply click the following link - Webinar Test, enter your name and email address, click "Join", then wait to see if you successfully access the test session.

For more information on how to join one of our Webinars see How to Join a Webinar Guide.


Available Webinars

AF 101: Beginner's Course for New Arbitrators

This workshop is for new arbitrators with little to no prior experience with AF or inter-company arbitration. During this course, participants will be introduced to the various Agreements and learn the signatory company types and disputes resolved, as well as the arbitration case path and common actions asserted. Expect to be engaged by participating in relevant learning exercises.
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Arbitrator QwikShare: Affirmative Defenses

During this 20 minute, instructor-led webinar, we will discuss the fundamentals of affirmative defenses. Participants will learn how to recognize whether an affirmative defense has been asserted and what to consider when ruling on it. Examples will be provided to illustrate the concepts discussed.
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Arbitrators: WQD - Damage Disputes

DO NOT ENROLL UNTIL YOU SUBMIT AN ARBITRATOR PROFILE FORM AND RECEIVE LOGON ID FROM AF. This 90-minute instructor-led workshop is designed for Auto Arbitrators who will resolve DAMAGE DISPUTES ONLY. Participants will develop their skills in evaluating an auto damage dispute arbitration case, and writing an explanation that explains how the influential evidence item(s) factored into the decision.
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Arbitrators: WQD - Special Arbitration

DO NOT ENROLL UNTIL YOU SUBMIT AN ARBITRATOR PROFILE FORM AND RECEIVE LOGON ID FROM AF. This 90-minute instructor-led workshop is designed exclusively for arbitrators who will resolve disputes in the SPECIAL FORUM. Participants will review the types of disputes resolved in the Special Forum, and develop their skills in evaluating and completing a Special Forum decision, including writing a detailed analysis of the evidence to support the decision.
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Arbitrators: Writing Quality Decisions (WQD)

DO NOT ENROLL UNTIL YOU SUBMIT AN ARBITRATOR PROFILE FORM AND RECEIVE LOGIN ID FROM AF. This 90-minute arbitrator training webinar will develop skills in evaluating disputes involving liability and/or damages, and writing a clear decision that explains to the parties how the influential evidence item(s) factored into the decision.
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Key Arbitration Rules and Terms

Upon completion of this webinar learners will be able to better explain and apply the key rules and terms of AF's intercompany arbitration programs. Est. duration: 1 hour
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NEW! Damage Disputes From Both Perspectives

In this 45 minute course, we will explore damage disputes from the Applicant and Respondent perspectives. Discover the difference between the obligation of a first party carrier to its insured and that of a liability carrier to a third party, and how this difference can factor into your arguments and case presentation. Get tips on arguing your case more persuasively, and arguing specific damage dispute types, such as rental, towing, and total losses.
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Writing Effective Contentions (Filing Company)

Develop the skills you need to prepare an effective case by learning how to write an introductory statement, body, and a closing statement, and discover how to use the "linking" technique to support each allegation with specific evidence. An activity is included to provide learners with the opportunity to apply the content discussed. Est. duration: 1 hour
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Writing Effective Contentions (Responder Company)

Develop the skills you need to effectively respond to a filing by learning how to write an introductory statement, body, and a closing statement; and discover how to use the "linking" technique to support each allegation made with specific evidence. Also includes discussion on affirmative defenses and disputing damages. Est. duration: 1 hour
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