Managing cannabis claims. Cannabis-related business claims can range from property damage due to fire or water to product liability to workers’ comp, and encompass issues involving fraud and bad faith. (Photo: Ian Miller/Adobe Stock)

Understanding how to successfully investigate insurance claims involving cannabis-touching businesses is the focus of the next installment in the Cannabis Insurance Coverage Specialist (CICS) designation launched last year by The National Underwriter Company, an ALM business. It is the third module following the introduction of the Cannabis 101 course and Managing the Risks of Cannabis-touching Entities.

Understanding and Handling Insurance Claims provides adjusters, brokers, agents and other professionals involved with cannabis-related businesses critical insights to help them understand what may or may not be covered in the event of an insured loss.

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Patricia L. Harman

Patricia L. Harman is the editor-in-chief of Claims magazine, a contributing editor to, and chairs the annual America's Claims Event (ACE), which focuses on providing claims professionals with cutting-edge education and networking opportunities. She covers auto, property & casualty, workers' compensation, fraud, risk and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events. Contact her at [email protected]

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