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Best’s 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 Insurance Professional Resources, a highly selective online service showcasing only firms recommended by their clients for outstanding service to the insurance industry. Published by AM Best, Best’s Insurance Professional Resources is a claims industry resource that features qualified legal counsel, independent insurance adjusting services and expert service providers since 1928. AM Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

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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