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The Insurance Law Podcast

The Insurance Law Podcast series examines key topics in the insurance industry from an attorney’s point of view. Featured panelists are top lawyers from firms profiled in Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys, Adjusters and Expert Service Providers, a highly selective online service showcasing only firms recommended by their clients for outstanding service to the insurance industry. Published by A.M Best, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters is a claims industry resource that features qualified legal counsel, independent insurance adjusting services and expert service providers since 1928. A.M. Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

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Oct 17, 2017
The Electronic Logging Device Mandate and Effect on Future Trucking Litigation

Attorneys address the impact of electronic data devices on defense litigation and their effect on future trucking cases. 

Sep 13, 2017
The Widening Risk Concerns Surrounding High School Athletics

Attorney Al Goldberger discusses active areas of risk in interscholastic sports and how carriers are responding to claims involving injuries resulting from assaults and other intentional acts.

Aug 16, 2017
Severity of Trucking Claims Present Workers’ Compensation Challenges in North Carolina

Attorney Nicole Tackett from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling of Charlotte, North Carolina, discusses trucking and workers' compensation claims in North Carolina.

Jul 12, 2017
The Application of Judicial Estoppel in Insurance Claims

Attorney Karen Karabinos from the law firm of Drew Eckl & Farnham discusses judicial estoppel and the impact on insurance claims.

Jun 14, 2017
Social Media Claims

Attorneys from Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. discuss social media and the rise in wrongful termination claims.

May 15, 2017
Defense Angle of Slip and Fall Accident Claims

Retail Expert Jerry Birnbach discusses what companies and defense attorneys need to be concerned about regarding slip and fall accident claims.

Apr 12, 2017
Coverage of Intellectual Property (IP) Claims

Attorney addresses Intellectual Property coverage, policy exclusions, and insurance company impact.

Mar 14, 2017
Legal Complexity of Construction Litigation

The legal complexity and challenges of construction defect litigation and the impact on insurance carriers and insurers in Florida.

Feb 16, 2017
Legal Issues Pertaining to Transportation Network Companies and Autonomous Vehicles

Attorneys Drew Broaddus and Nathan Edmonds from Secrest Wardle discuss recent litigation and transportation network companies with host John Czuba.

Jan 13, 2017
How Health Care Changes Could Impact Litigation and Settlements

Dan Thompson, certified life care planner and vocational expert discusses anticipated changes to health care.

Nov 14, 2016
Understanding Nonphysical Injury Structured Settlements

A discussion on nonphysical injury structured settlement and how they differ from a traditional structured settlement in claims resolutions.

Oct 11, 2016
Attorneys Discuss and Define Offers of Judgement

Attorneys address what a party has to consider when deciding whether to make an offer of judgment and what some common issues arise when they are used.

Sep 26, 2016
Recent Legal Developments on the Use of Drones

Attorney Timothy Crawley from the law firm of Anderson Crawley & Burke, pllc discuss the most recent developments pertaining to drone use and the latest on Federal Government regulation. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Sep 12, 2016
The Handling of Third Party Claims in Missouri

Missouri attorneys address the handling of third party claims in their state.

Aug 11, 2016
Cannabis Insurance Coverage and the impact on the Insurance Industry

Attorneys discuss insurance risks associated with the Cannabis industry and case law or decisions that impact insurance carriers.

Jul 11, 2016
Premises Liability and Spoliation Claims

Attorney George Hall with the law firm of Hull Barrett, PC in Augusta, Georgia defines a spoliation claim, how to avoid them and how an insurance carrier is potentially impacted. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jun 13, 2016
Litigating to win in the insurance defense industry

Attorney Irwin Kramer from the law firm of Kramer & Connolly in Baltimore, Maryland discusses a law firm’s demonstration of win potential through current metrics and the importance to the insurance industry. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

May 17, 2016
Legal Challenges of Transgender Restroom Facilities

Attorney Brian Cafritz from KPM Law in Virginia addresses legal matters pertaining to transgender restroom facilities including how widespread the issue is, where the law is heading and impact on businesses and the insurance industry. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Apr 21, 2016
Rescinding an Automobile Policy of Insurance in New Jersey

Attorneys Gina Stanziale and Allison Koenke from the law firm Methfessel & Werbel with offices in Edison, New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania discuss circumstances in which an insurance carrier can void or rescind a policy in the state of New Jersey. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys &...

Mar 31, 2016
Attorney addresses concussions in pro, college, and youth sports

Attorney Al Goldberger from the Law Offices of Alan S. Goldberger discusses sports concussions at various levels including pro, college and youth sports.  How concussion protocol has changed in recent years, primary concerns of insurance carriers and how attorneys can counsel them. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Feb 9, 2016
Minimizing Cyber-Data Breach

Attorney Ted Schaer from the law firm of Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania discusses the steps that a business can take to help prepare for, and minimize the chances of a cyber-data breach. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jan 8, 2016
Attorney Discusses the Michigan Dram Shop Act

Attorney Doug Moseley from the law firm Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C. with offices in Michigan discusses the Michigan Dram Shop Act and how it impacts litigation in the state, particularly  the No Fault Act’s threshold for recovery as a defense. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys &...

Dec 15, 2015
Attorney Discusses Landmark New York Case Pertaining to Legal Malpractice Claims

Attorney Anthony (Tony) Grande from Grande Legal & Consulting discusses a controversial case recently decided by the New York Court of Appeals pertaining to legal malpractice claims. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Oct 23, 2015
Certified Life Planner Details Health Care System Impact on Legal and Insurance Communities

Dan Thompson, registered rehabilitation professional, registered vocational professional and certified life care planner, discusses health care system reform in US and Canada, and the impact on the US insurance industry and defense attorneys. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Sep 14, 2015
Attorney Addresses the Trespass Liability Act

Attorney Renee Townsend from the law firm of Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex and Morley, P.C. discusses the Trespass Liability Act and its impact on insurers. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company.

Aug 5, 2015
Canine Liability’s Growing Impact on Insurers

Attorney Jeff Baron from the Baron Law Firm in East Northport, New York on Long Island discusses canine liability, negligence claims surrounding dog bites, and the overall impact on insurers. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jun 17, 2015
Attorney Discusses Impact of Social Media on Claims

Attorney Nicole Tackett from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling‘s Charlotte, North Carolina office on the impact of social media on workers’ compensation claims. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jun 10, 2015
Attorney Addresses The Assignment of Benefits Issue, or AOB, in Florida

Attorney Travis Miller from the Radey Law Firm in Tallahassee, Florida discusses the “assignment of benefits” issue and impact in the Florida property insurance market. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Mar 16, 2015
Attorney Breaks Down Catastrophic Auto Accidents and Michigan’s No-Fault Law

Attorney Mark Vanneste from the law firm of Secrest Wardle in Michigan, discusses the state’s PIP and no-fault law pertaining to automobile accidents. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Feb 26, 2015
Attorney Discusses Impact of Cyber Liability on Businesses

Attorney Ted Schaer from the law firm of Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C. discusses cyber liability and implementing a proper action plan when a data breach has been identified. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Feb 17, 2015
Attorneys Outline Exhaustion Defense and its Impact on Insurers

Attorneys Eric Harrison and Caitlin Lundquist from the law firm of Methfessel & Werbel in Edison, New Jersey, discuss the exhaustion defense and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Feb 5, 2015
Attorney Gives Primer on Insurers’ Reservation of Rights

Attorney Charlie Lemley, from the law firm of Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C., discusses factors insurers should consider in deciding whether to offer independent counsel when defending an insured under a reservation of rights. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

Jan 29, 2015
Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees in Maritime Matters

Attorneys Edward Radzik and Lori Quinn, from the law firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, discuss the American Rule on the allocation of attorneys’ fees and how it applies in maritime cases. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Directories of Recommended Attorneys & Adjuster, including Expert Service Providers.

Jan 6, 2015
Attorney Discusses Mode of Operations and Relevant Cases

Attorney Ed Thornton, from the law firm of Methfessel & Werbel in Edison, New Jersey, discusses the evolution of the mode of operation and the underwriting issues for insurance companies. Special thanks to our sponsor, A.M. Best Company, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters, including Expert Service Providers.

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