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Hotel Angelino - Rodeo Room


170 N. Church Lane Los Angeles, CA 90049

12/28/2017 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Parking is valet ONLY: $10.

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#1 Fire Recovery Event
No other event brings home and business owners more knowledge and opportunity to connect with experts in the fire restoration field. Learn about the tools and techniques used, how to hire an expert, and even how to navigate the confusing insurance claim process. After each presentation, there is a Q&A so you'll have all of your questions answered.
California Wild Fires
Properties Damaged
Thomas Fire
Creek Fire
Rye Fire
Skirball Fire

These questions and MORE will be answered at the Fire Recovery Summit

What are the health risks associated to smoke, soot, and ash exposure?
What should I do if my property was burned down by a forest fire?
How wildfires impact real estate values and what you can do to prevent diminution in value
What should I do if there is smoke and ash throughout my attic, ducts, and home?
How should testing be done before and after the fire restoration company leaves?
What steps should I take when filing an insurance claim for fire, smoke, and/or ash contamination?
What areas do I need to have inspected to insure a thorough restoration job?
What is the insurance company's adjuster not telling me that I may be entitled to?
Does my artwork have to be handled differently than other possessions?
Industry Leading Speakers
Harvey V. Cohen
Cohen Law Group
Successfully dealing with insurance claims.
Harvey Cohen is an advocate for homeowners against the insurance companies. He has handled thousands and thousands of insurance claim disputes, recovering millions for homeowners and business owners. Mr. Cohen will cover the claims process including common ways the insurance company tries to delay, deny, or underpay your claim.
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After graduating from Stetson School of Law, Harvey was employed by the State Attorney’s Office. As a state prosecutor, Mr. Cohen handled thousands of criminal cases. He conducted over 40 jury trials, countless motion practice and depositions. Mr. Cohen branched out as a solo practitioner without staff or associates. He has been able to grow his firm to over 70 employees, including more than 20 attorneys. Mr. Cohen is also a proud veteran of the U.S Army. He was enlisted from 1985-1989 and his assignments took him all the way from New York to Panama.

Mr. Cohen is known throughout the Nation as the go to attorney for insurance claim cases as it pertains to the restoration industry. Mr. Cohen has been a presenter for the RIA, Restoration Industry Association and other professional trade groups. The RIA is the oldest and largest nonprofit, professional trade association dedicated to providing leadership and promoting best practices through advocacy standards and professional qualifications for the restoration industry. They represent over 20,000 members. Mr. Cohen, has been a presenter for the RIA on several subjects, including claim disputes. Mr. Cohen teaches courses that provide continuing education credits approved through the IICRC. The IICRC certifies restoration companies for trade specific talents. IICRC courses help restoration professionals keep up with the latest techniques, technology and education for the restoration industry.
Robert Storment
SRP Environmental
Robert Storment, CIH, CHMM is the Health and Safety Manager for SRP Environmental. Mr. Storment has over twenty-six (26) years of experience in the EHS Industry. Mr. Storment has extensive experience and expertise in Indoor Air Quality, Hazardous Materials, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA Training, Emergency Response and Bioterrorism training/readiness. Mr. Storment has also been accepted as an Expert Witness as an Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional.
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Mr. Storment has over eighteen (18) years experience as an EHS Consultant. During this period, Mr. Storment has provided services such as Industrial Hygiene Exposure Monitoring, Ergonomic Assessments, Risk Assessments and Exposure Modeling, Wildfire Impacts, Hazardous Materials Management, Emergency Response Program Development and Implementation, OSHA Compliance Training, Environmental Permit Development and Submittal (Air, Water, Fire, Soot, Ash, Char, Solid/Hazardous Waste), and Workers Compensation Program Development. Mr. Storment has developed SRP Environmental’s Catastrophe Response Industrial Hygiene Program which has been implemented in over 100 large loss events.

Mr. Storment also worked as Manager Industrial Hygiene/Health Services for International Paper Company. His responsibilities for this 1200 employee pulp and paper mill included Industrial Hygiene Program Manager, Hazardous Waste Program Manager, Safety and Environmental Training, Management of the Medical Department (direct supervision of five (5) Occupational Health nurses and the Emergency Response Team), Ergonomics Risk Assessment Team Leader, Radiation Safety Officer, Laser Safety Officer, Corporate Environmental Audit Team, Corporate Industrial Hygiene Audit Team and Corporate Safety Audit Team. Mr. Storment also assisted the Engineering department with Process Safety Management and the site’s Risk Management Program.
Anurag Jain
Thornton Tomasetti
Anurag Jain from Thornton and Tomasetti will be speaking at the Fire Recovery Summit. He is one of the greats in the Engineering World and a partner at Thornton Tomasetti.
Steve Selleck
Strategic Response Partners
Having garnered over 25 years of hands on experience in the construction and disaster recovery industry, Mr. Selleck has co-founded and successfully grown Strategic Response Partners into the United States’ preeminent and largest disaster management firms.
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Quick Information
  • Restored 4,000+ properties.
  • Provided expert services on 7,500+ storm & earthquake related projects.
  • International experience in Puerto Rico, Antigua, Canada, France, Costa Rica, and Chile

Mr. Selleck’s career began in 1989 right upon completing courses in Architecture Design and Structural Engineering. Shortly thereafter, not only did he unveil his first contracting firm specializing in disaster recovery, but he grew this firm into one of the largest disaster recovery general contractors in the United States. While spearheading this firm, Mr. Selleck has led both a team of 60+ employees and a large workforce of subcontractors to handle various types of construction work performed within “widearea” disaster zones.

To date, Mr. Selleck has restored more than 4,000 properties and has professionally assisted his clients as a construction expert on over 7,500 storm and earthquake related projects. He has completed projects for major hotels and restaurants, office buildings, commercial developments, apartment buildings, community associations, and residential property owners. Relevant experiences include Hurricanes Andrew, Allison, Erin, Opel, Ivan, Charley, Katrina, Wilma, Gustav, Ike, Irene, and even “Superstorm” Sandy.

Mr. Selleck has, moreover, handled thousands of earthquake, hail, tornado, wildfire, and storm-related projects as a consultant for restoration companies, public adjusting firms and attorneys both in the United States and Internationally.

Mr. Selleck has been routinely retained as a disaster response consultant to oversee the mitigation companies, engineers, certified industrial hygienists, roofing contractors, forensic experts, adjusters and attorneys, including being personally qualified and serving as expert witness on cases pertaining to disaster planning, disaster response procedures, construction best practices, installation procedures, identifying physical storm, earthquake, and other types of failure analysis, including amongst others, code compliance matters. Mr. Selleck also has a significant amount of international experience, including commercial projects in Puerto Rico, Antigua, Canada, France, Costa Rica, and Chile.

Since the inception of Strategic Response Partners, Mr. Selleck has created, lived by, and managed holistic business operations with the objective to provide a top tier and premier concierge disaster management service to clients in the industry. As a result, SRPs level of communication and success on risk management, disaster preparedness, disaster response, disaster recovery, construction forensics, and providing outstanding results is unsurpassed in the industry. It is this steadfast belief and continual desire to facilitate a top-tier experience and process on behalf of property owners that ensures Strategic Response Partners will continue its exponential rise to the very top of the Disaster Management industry.

On a More Personal Note…
Although often travelling throughout the United States and Internationally on behalf of SRP’s clientele, Mr. Selleck currently resides in the Southern California area with his wife and children. He is a proud sponsor of Autism Speaks, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Sketchers Friendship Walk and the American Red Cross. He enjoys surfing, skiing, and volleyball when the surf is flat.

Making You Whole Again

These are just a handful of the topics you'll get information about.

Smoke and Ash Cleaning
How smoke, soot, ash, and fine particulate you can't see affect your body and health. Proper inspection for fire ember damage and ash infiltration to the roof, pool, and other exterior surfaces.
Insurance Claims
Get expert advice from one of the top insurance attorneys in the nation. Understand what coverage you have in your policy including any exclusions and limitations.
Art Restoration
Did you know that only certified technicians can clean your artwork?
Electronic Restoration
Electronic Restoration is on a level of its own. Do you have questions as to warranty issues that may impact you?
Contents Restoration
The proper cleaning techniques in fine fabrics and all soft goods to insure a thorough restoration. When and where ozone is effective.
Exterior and Interior Restoration
What are the proper fire and smoke guidelines established by the IICRC under the S500 Standards? Why this is important to preserve the health and safety of the residence.
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