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Best's Insurance Law Podcasts feature current Best's Insurance Professional Resources Qualified Members, including lawyers, independent insurance adjusters and expert service providers. They provide insightful opinions and information on trending insurance issues from a legal perspective.

Podcast Archive

The Impact of AI on Claims - Episode #214

Posted: Tue., Apr. 30, 2024

Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of Dee Gee Rehabilitation Ltd. discusses the impact of AI on the claims handling process.

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Advantages of Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Resolving Claims - Episode #213

Posted: Tue., Apr. 9, 2024

Attorney Greg Lewis from the law firm Vernis & Bowling of Charlotte, NC discusses the advantage of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the litigation process.

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Investigating Automobile Theft Claims - Episode # 212

Posted: Wed., Mar. 20, 2024

Jim Barbieri from independent adjusting company Claims Advantage, Inc. discusses the complexity of automobile theft claims.

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The Sudden Resurgence and Effectiveness of Structured Settlements in Claims Negotiations and Resolution - Episode #211

Posted: Wed., Jan. 31, 2024

Expert Service Provider Dan Finn from Finn Financial Group, LLC discusses the benefits of structured settlements in resolving claims.

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Planning Your Defense: How Experts Can Counter Plaintiff PowerPoint Strategies - Episode #210

Posted: Wed., Dec. 20, 2023

Expert Service Provider Janine McCartney from HHC Safety Engineering Services and HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corporation discusses new PowerPoint strategies plaintiff attorneys are using and how expert service providers must defend their positions.

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When Every Second Counts: Managing Catastrophic Claims - Episode #209

Posted: Wed., Nov. 29, 2023

Attorneys John “Jack” Delany and Kristen Worley from the law firm Marshall Dennehey address managing catastrophic claims from a legal perspective and protecting clients.

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Navigating South Carolina Construction Defect Claims - Episode #208

Posted: Thur., Oct. 26, 2023

Attorney Thomas Pritchard from Vernis & Bowling addresses uniqueness in South Carolina construction law and what claims and risk managers should be aware of.

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Court-Ball in Sports - Liability and Defenses in Claims to Reverse Officials’ Calls - Episode #207

Posted: Thur., Sep. 28, 2023

Attorney Al Goldberger discusses litigation over sports officials’ calls and impact on claims.

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Here Comes the Boom: An Overview of Crane Related Accidents - Episode #206

Posted: Thur., Aug. 31, 2023

Lee Sale from Expert Service Provider S-E-A discusses the investigations of crane-related accidents and their impact on claims.

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How the Corporate Representative Can Influence Litigation Outcome - Episode #205

Posted: Thur., July 27, 2023

 Dr. Steve Wood and Sean Murphy from Courtroom Sciences, Inc. address properly preparing corporate representative witnesses for crisis communications and deposition testimony.

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Current Trends in Liability Claims - Episode #204

Posted: Thur., June 29, 2023

Fred Fisher, president of Expert Service Provider Fisher Consulting Group, Inc. discusses current trends in claims handling and what models can be used to mitigate an insurer’s liability.

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How Smarter Homes Benefit Individuals with Disabilities and Claims - Episode #203

Posted: Wed., May 31, 2023

Dan Thompson from Expert Service Provider Dee Gee Rehabilitation Ltd. discusses how technological improvements and enhancements are impacting individuals with disabilities and claims in the U.S. and Canada.

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How Materials Science Impacts Insurance Claims - Episode #202

Posted: Tues., April 25, 2023

Dr. David Reigner from Expert Service Provider S-E-A discusses why materials are part of every forensic investigation and how this impacts forensic investigations and insurance claims.

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What Claims and Telemedicine Professionals Should Know About the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Transition - Episode #201

Posted: Thurs., Mar. 23, 2023

Attorneys Mary Kate McGrath and Adam Fulginiti, shareholders from the law firm Marshall Dennehey, discuss the public health emergency (PHE) and how it impacts telemedicine.

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What Insurers Should Know about Investigating Negligent Security Claims - Episode #200

Posted: Thurs., Feb. 16, 2023

James Barbieri from independent adjusting company Claims Advantage, Inc. discusses the complexity of handling negligent security claims.

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Repelling Reptile Strategies and Establishing Boundaries in Expert Witness Testimony - Episode #199

Posted: Thurs., Jan. 19, 2023

Expert Service Provider Janine McCartney from HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corporation examines expert service provider techniques aimed at countering plaintiffs’ attorney arguments that encourage jurors to punish defendants.

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What Insurers Should Know About Potential Claims Based on Hair Discrimination - Episode #198

Posted: Thurs., Dec. 15, 2022

Attorney Al Goldberger examines the potential impact on athletics of the C.R.O.W.N Act, which seeks to address discrimination based on natural hair, and how insurers can prevent and respond to claims.

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The Importance of Early Case Management in the Litigation Process – Episode #197

Posted: Wed., Nov. 16, 2022

Dr. Steven Wood, litigation consultant at Courtroom Sciences, Inc., discusses the benefits of early case management in the litigation process.

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How Insurance Claims Professionals Are Responding to Evolving Cyber Threats - Episode #196

Posted: Wed., Oct 26, 2022

Duc Nguyen, managing partner of digital forensics and cyber claims at United Litigation Discovery, talks about recent changes in cyber claims and what insurance carriers need to focus on regarding risk management.

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The Challenges of Catastrophic Claims Handling - Episode #195

Posted: Thurs., Sept 29, 2022

Brian Schneider, president of Schneider & Associates Claim Services in California, discusses the challenges of catastrophic claims for adjusters and insurers, including regulations for adjusters and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of reporting.

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Insurance Defense Attorneys Combat Workers’ Compensation Fraud - Episode #194

Posted: Thurs., Aug 31, 2022

Attorney Anthony Natale III, shareholder and co-chair of the Medicare Set-Aside practice group and supervisor of the Workers’ Compensation Department in the Philadelphia office of Marshall Dennehey, discusses the types of injuries and claims that lead to workers’ compensation fraud.

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What the Emergence of Autonomous Vehicles Means for Insurance Claims - Episode #193

Posted: Thurs., Aug 11, 2022

Peter Schifrin, president of independent adjusting firm Schifrin, Gagnon & Dickey, Inc. in California discusses the latest developments with autonomous vehicles and their potential impact on claims.

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Effective Interviewing and Interrogation in the Insurance Claims Process - Episode #192

Posted: Tues., June 28, 2022

John Czuba of Best’s Insurance Professional Resources interviews Jim Barbieri from Claims Advantage, Inc., on the purpose of and preparation for the interview process when handling insurance claims.

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How Changes to Life Care Planning Could Impact Insurance Claims - Episode #191

Posted: Wed., May 25, 2022

Dan Thompson from expert service provider DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies addresses life care planning reformation and the potential impact on claims in the US and Canada. Life care planning focuses on meeting the needs of chronically ill and disabled persons.

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Understanding the Impact of Wrongful Expert Designation - Episode #190

Posted: Thurs., April 28, 2022

Dr. Janine McCartney from expert service provider HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.,discusses the impact on insurance cases when an expert service provider is designated on a case without having provided consent.

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How Smart Home Data is Used in Fire Scene Investigations and Claims - Episode #189

Posted: Thurs., March 24, 2022

Nick Mahoney from expert service provider S-E-A discusses how smart home data is utilized in fire scene losses for liability defense.

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Building a Foundation: The Crucial Role of Background Investigations for Recorded Statements - Episode #188

Posted: Thurs., Feb. 24, 2022

Jim Barbieri from independent adjusting and investigation company Claims Advantage discusses the importance of conducting a thorough background check prior to obtaining a recorded statement.

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How Covid-19 Is Changing Sports Risk - Episode #187
Posted: Thurs., Jan. 27, 2022

Attorney Al Goldberger addresses how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected youth sports liability.

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How Deposition Providers Help Control Claims Expenses - Episode #186
Posted: Thurs., Dec. 16, 2021

Ron Carey, chief revenue officer with expert service provider Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC discusses how effective use of data is changing the trial deposition process.
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How Social Inflation is Changing Liability Insurance - Episode #185

Posted: Thurs., Nov. 18, 2021

Attorneys Alan Russo and Marie Castronuovo of the law firm Russo & Gould discuss social inflation and its impact on the insurance industry.
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It’s Only Fun Until Someone Gets Hurt: Emerging Risks in Amusements, Sports and Entertainment - Episode #184
Posted: Tues., Oct. 26, 2021

Attorneys Lary Zucker and Sara Mazzolla from the law firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin discuss risk management guidelines and accident prevention in the amusement, sports and entertainment industries.
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How Developments in Structured Settlements Affect Today’s Insurance Claims Environment - Episode #183
Posted: Tues., Sept. 28, 2021

Expert Service Provider Dan Finn from Finn Financial Group LLC discusses how claims professionals and their counsel overcome structured settlement obstacles.
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How the Rollout of 5G Could Affect Insurance Claims - Episode #182
Posted: Tues., August 17, 2021

Attorney Michael Watza of the law firm Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook discusses potential claims related to radio frequency radiation from cell phones and towers as 5G is rolled out.
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How New Technology is Changing Marine Loss Claims - Episode #181
Posted: Tues., July 6, 2021

John Gow and Craig Sylvester from expert service provider Jensen Hughes discuss how the latest technologies are impacting marine loss claims.
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The Complexity of Rideshare Claims - Episode #180
Posted: Thurs., June 10, 2021

Attorneys Thomas Brown and Patrick Delong from the law firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin discuss how traditional automobile accident cases compare to those involving rideshare, and the effect it has on claims.
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Effective Use of Visualizations in Claims Investigations - Episode #179
Posted: Thurs., May 6, 2021

Expert Service Provider Steve Rundell, PHD & PE from Explico Engineering Company, discusses the importance of forensic visualization in the context of accident and claims investigations.
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The Surprising Impact of Low-Impact Auto Claims- Episode #178
Posted: Tues., April 6, 2021

Expert Service Provider Dr. Ernest Chiodo, president of Ernest Chiodo P.C., discusses the analysis of low-impact automobile accidents and the impact on claims.
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How COVID-19 is Changing Business Interruption Claims - Episode #177
Posted: Tues., March 9, 2021

Attorney Michael Troisi from the law firm Rivkin Radler LLP discusses the most recent impact of COVID-19 on business interruption claims and how courts are interpreting the virus exclusion.
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Emerging Litigation Trends in Trucking and Transportation - Episode #176
Posted: Tues., February 9, 2021

Attorneys Leonard Leicht and Harold Moroknek, both of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, review emerging trends in trucking and transportation cases and how counsel are responding to plaintiffs that employ Reptile Theory strategy.
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How COVID-19-Related Claims Differ in Canada Versus the US - Episode #175
Posted: Thurs., January 7, 2021

Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the vocational and life care planning industry in the US and Canada and what lies ahead.
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Investigating Commercial Vehicle Claims and Fraud - Episode #174
Posted: Wed., Dec. 2, 2020

Adjuster James Barbieri, president and CEO of Claims Advantage Inc. in Georgia, discusses the investigation process involved in commercial vehicle accidents and the potential for fraudulent claims.
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Claims in Brazil - Episode #173
Posted: Thurs., Oct. 22, 2020

Attorney Marcelo Mansur Haddad from the law firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados addresses the impact of COVID-19 on Brazil's insurance claims.
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Cumis Counsel Selection and its Impact on Claims - Episode #172
Posted: Thurs., Sep. 24, 2020

Attorney Tim Agajanian from the law firm Ropers Majeski discusses the selection of cumis counsel attorneys and how their duties impact claims.
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"Reverse Reptile:" How Defense Counsel Are Turning the Tables - Episode #171
Posted: Tues., Aug. 4, 2020

Dr. Bill Kanasky from expert service provider Courtroom Sciences, Inc. in Irving, Texas, discusses the Reptile Theory and how defense counsel might best deploy the reverse reptile.
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Claims Impact of Michigan No-Fault Law Reformation - Episode #170
Posted: Tues., Jul. 14, 2020

Larry Norman, president and executive general adjuster of L.W. Norman & Associates in Michigan discusses recent changes to the Michigan no-fault insurance law and impact on claims.
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How the COVID-19 Crisis Creates an Environment for Fraudulent Insurance Claims - Episode #169
Posted: Thurs., Jun. 25, 2020

James Barbieri, president and CEO of Claims Advantage, Inc. in Georgia, discusses how COVID-19 influences fraudulent claims and what investigators and claims managers need to know to identify and fight them.
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How COVID-19 is Changing Insurance Claims Handling and Inspections - Episode #168
Posted: Tues., Jun. 9, 2020

Tripp Wagner, senior forensic mechanical engineer from expert service provider Jensen Hughes, discusses how COVID-19 has affected forensic engineering and claims handling, and how members of these professions relate to insurers.
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Avoiding COVID-19 Claims When Returning to the Workplace - Episode #167
Posted: Thur., May 28, 2020

Attorney Tom McCally from the law firm Carr Maloney discusses what employers and insurers must address to avoid potential COVID-19 related claims.
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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Insurance Claims in Mexico - Episode #166
Posted: Tues., May 12, 2020

Attorney Francisco Torres from the law firm Santamarina + Steta in Mexico addresses how the Mexican insurance market is impacted by COVID-19.
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Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Business Interruption Claims - Episode #165
Posted: Wed., Apr. 22, 2020

Attorney Charles "CJ " Haddick, Jr. from the Harrisburg, PA law office of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. addresses business interruption claims breaking out with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Coronavirus Impact on Claims and Litigation - Episode #164
Posted: Wed., Apr. 8, 2020

Attorney Frank Zacherl from the Shutts & Bowen law firm in Florida discusses impact of Coronavirus on insurers and outside defense law firms.
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Nuclear Containment: How Insurers and Insureds Can Avoid Excessive Verdicts - Episode #163
Posted: Wed., Mar. 25, 2020

Dr. Bill Kanasky and Dr. George Speckart from Courtroom Sciences, Inc. in Irving, Texas discuss nuclear verdicts and what insurance companies and their insureds can do to prevent or limit them.
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What Insurance Adjusters Should Know About Wildfire-Related Claims - Episode #162
Posted: Tues., Mar. 3, 2020

Peter Schifrin, President and CEO of Schifrin, Gagnon & Dickey, Inc. discusses how the California wildfires have changed the landscape of claims adjusting in California.
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What Insurers and Defense Counsel Should Know About E-Discovery - Episode #161
Posted: Tues., Feb. 4, 2020

Attorney Jim Boyers from the law firm of Wooden McLaughlin LLP discusses how insurers and counsel can ensure discovery of all relevant data and avoid claims of spoliation.
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What New York Child Victims Act Means for Insurers - Episode #160
Posted: Tues., Jan. 7, 2020

Attorney Florina Altshiler from the law firm of Russo & Toner, LLP discusses the impact of the Child Victim Act on claims in New York and what insurance carriers should be aware of.
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Navigating Florida Workers' Compensation Claims - Episode #159
Posted: Tues., Nov. 19, 2019

Attorney Jeff Kerley from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling in Florida discusses the complexity of handling Florida Workers' Compensation Claims.
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Enterprise Risk Management Strategies - Episode #158
Posted: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019

Expert Service Providers Sean Murphy and LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers from Courtroom Sciences, Inc. discuss Enterprise Risk Management and challenges facing insurance carriers and other corporations.
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How Vocational Rehabilitation Impacts Claims- Episode #157
Posted: Thurs., Sept. 26, 2019

Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies addresses vocational rehabilitation in the US and Canada and the impact on claims.
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The Insurance Impact of Class Action Settlements- Episode #156
Posted: Tues., Sept. 3, 2019

Attorneys Matthew Berkowitz, Brian O'Shea and Samantha Lewis from the law firm Carr Maloney P.C. in Washington, D.C. address class action settlements and impact on claims.
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The Internet is Forever: Social Media's Role in Claims Litigation- Episode #155
Posted: Tues., July 30, 2019

Attorneys Jim Boyers and Robert Simmons from the law firm Wooden McLaughlin LLP discuss the importance of social media in cases and the ethical obligations attorneys have with respect to preserving clients' social media ESI.
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The Approaching Wave of Autonomous Vehicles Drives New Risks to Insurers - Episode #154
Posted: Thur., June 27, 2019

Attorneys Heather Fine and Vlada Tasich from the law firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin examine the expected impact of autonomous vehicles and how it will change the risk environment for insurers.
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Managing The Difficult Claim - Episode #153
Posted: Thur., May 23, 2019

Attorney Jeff Vernis from the law firm Vernis & Bowling in Florida discusses reasons that claimsbe come unmanageable and what claims professionals can do to gain control.
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The Growth of Class Action Lawsuits Involving Data Breaches - Episode #152
Posted: Thur., Apr 25, 2019

Attorneys Matt Berkowitz and Brian O'Shea from the law firm Carr Maloney P.C. in Washington, DC discuss data breach class actions and what companies can do to protect their businesses from significant exposure.
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Water Claims Could Become the New Arson - Episode #151
Posted: Thur., Mar. 28, 2019

Attorney Shelly Lee Griffin of Secrest Wardle discusses staged water losses and high insurance payouts for insurers perpetrating insurance fraud.
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Home Modification and Impact on Claims - Episode #150
Posted: Thur., Feb. 28, 2019

Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies discusses home modifications in the US and Canada and the impact on insurance claims.
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How Expert Insurance Service Providers Provide Trial Testimony - Episode #149
Posted: Thur., Jan. 31, 2019

Fred Fisher from Fisher Consulting Group discusses when expert testimony is best applied in an insurance claims trial, the styles of depositions employed and the most effective strategies for testimony in typical cases.
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Defending Construction Claims Under the New York Labor Law Statutes - Episode #148
Posted: Thur., Dec. 27, 2018

Peter Read and Jay Rava, Shareholders and Co-Chairs, New York Construction and Labor Law Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin discuss litigating and defending New York construction claims and how the Industrial Code Rules impact litigation and strategies in defending these claims.
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Managing the Expense of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Discovery Claims - Episode #147
Posted: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018

Attorney John J. Cloherty, III from the law firm Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP discusses what types of cases typically involve electronically stored information (ESI) discovery, how they are impacting claims and mitigating related expenses.
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How Expert Witnesses Should Handle Attempts to Ghostwrite Reports and the Impact on Liability Claims - Episode #146
Posted: Thur., Oct. 25, 2018

Expert Service Provider Dr. Janine McCartney from HHC Services, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania discusses why experts are sometimes approached to endorse or accept ghostwritten reports, why this practice is typically considered illegal and unethical, and why it has become an issue.
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Toxicology: A Small Dose of Science for Attorneys and Insurance Claims Professionals - Episode #145
Posted: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018

Expert Service Provider Dr. Allison Muller from Acri Muller Consulting, LLC discusses the impact of toxicology on legal cases and common pitfalls that attorneys should be aware of when looking at test results.
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Vehicle Modification and the Impact on Claims - Episode #144
Posted: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018

Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies discusses vehicle modifications in the US and Canada, the cost issues, and the impact they have on insurance claims.
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Emerging Global Cyber Ransom Threats Require a Strategic Response from the C-Suite - Episode #143
Posted: Tue., July 31, 2018

Attorneys Ed Lewis from Weightmans LLP in the U.K., David Mackenzie from Blaney McMurtry LLP in Canada and David Shannon with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in the U.S. discuss emerging cyber threats and the expansion of regulatory risk under GDPR and Canada's PIPEDA.
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The Safe Sport Authorization Act and Protecting Young Victims - Episode #142
Posted: Thur., June 21, 2018

Attorney Alan S. Goldberger discusses Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act; who is impacted by the law, types of insurance coverages and potential impact on claims.
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How Social Media is Changing Insurance Claims Subrogation - Episode #141
Posted: Wed., May 30, 2018

Attorneys Jason Sullivan and Rebecca Wright from the Rathbone Group, LLC law firm discuss the effect that social media is having on subrogation matters and potential impact on claims.
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Hurricane Harvey's Impact on Insurance Claims - Episode #140
Posted: Wed., May 16, 2018

Attorney Laura Grabouski from the law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC examines the impact of Hurricane Harvey and how insurance claims in Texas were settled and litigated.
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Attendant Care Impact - Episode #139
Posted: Thur., Apr. 26, 2018

Expert Service Provider Dan Thompson of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies discusses attendant care in the US and Canada, associated costs and its impact on the insurance industry.
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Georgia Valued Policy Law - Episode #138
Posted: Thur., Mar., 29, 2018

Attorney Eric Mull from Drew Eckl & Farnham discusses recent changes to Georgia's Valued Policy law and their impact on the claims industry.
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Updates in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith - Episode #137
Posted: Wed., Feb., 28, 2018

Attorney Charles (CJ) Haddick, Jr., a shareholder of the Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. law firm discusses recent bad faith decisions and significant insurance coverage developments.
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Defense Strategies against Expert Business Valuation Tactics - Episode #136
Posted: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018

CPAs Derek Royster and Matthew Curtis from RGL Forensics address valuation testimony, including the application of the Daubert standard in cases and the impact on claims.
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The Complexity of Negligent Security Claims - Episode #135
Posted: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

Attorneys Jan Simonsen and Tracy Scott from the law firm of Carr Maloney in Washington, D.C. discuss differences between negligent security and premises liability claims, and the legal standards that apply in these cases.
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How Schools Can Prevent and Defend Against Bullying Claims - Episode #134
Posted: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Attorney John J. Cloherty III from the law firm of Pierce Davis & Perritano discusses how schools can defend bullying claims and the steps to take to prevent claims of this nature.
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The Electronic Logging Device Mandate and Its Effect on Future Trucking Litigation - Episode #133
Posted: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017

Attorneys Jennifer Parrott and Melody Kiella of the law firm Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP in Atlanta, GA address the impact of electronic data devices on defense litigation and their effect on future trucking cases.
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The Widening Risk Concerns Surrounding High School Athletics - Episode #132
Posted: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017

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.
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Severity of Trucking Claims Present Workers' Compensation Challenges in North Carolina - Episode #131
Posted: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017

Attorney Nicole Tackett from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling of Charlotte, North Carolina discusses the special issues that arise in trucking claims as they relate to workers' compensation claims in North Carolina.
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The Application of Judicial Estoppel in Insurance Claims - Episode #130
Posted: Wed., July 12, 2017

Attorney Karen Karabinos from the law firm of Drew Eckl & Farnham discusses the application of judicial estoppel in insurance claims and the circumstances under which an insurer should consider using it as an affirmative defense.
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Social Media Claims - Episode #129
Posted: Thu., June 15, 2017

Attorneys John Schmidt and Lisa Gingeleskie from the law firm Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. in Westfield New Jersey discuss the rise in social media wrongful termination claims and the liability for employers and insurers.
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Defense Angle of Slip and Fall Accident Claims - Episode #128
Posted: Mon., May 15, 2017

Jerry Birnbach, Retail Expert in the insurance industry discusses regulations and practices to eliminate slip and fall risks as well as aspects that companies and defense attorneys need to consider with regard to slip and fall accident claims.
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Coverage of Intellectual Property (IP) Claims - Episode #127
Posted: Wed., April 12, 2017

Attorney Martha Weis of the Virginia law firm of Goodman Allen Donnelly PLLC addresses whether a typical general liability policy covers intellectual property claims, and examines policy exclusions and insurance company impact.
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Legal Complexity of Construction Litigation - Episode #126
Posted: Tues., March 14, 2017

Attorney Terry Lavy from the law firm of Vernis & Bowling's southwest and central Florida offices discusses the legal complexity and challenges of construction defect litigation and the impact on insurance carriers and insurers, and significant construction cases in the state of Florida.
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Legal Issues Pertaining to Transportation Network Companies and Autonomous Vehicles - Episode #125
Posted: Thur., February 16, 2017

Attorneys Drew Broaddus and Nathan Edmonds from the Secrest Wardle firm with offices in Troy, Lansing and Grand Rapids, Michigan discuss recent motor vehicle litigation and how it's impacting transportation network companies, autonomous vehicles and insurance claims in their state.
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How Health Care Changes Could Impact Litigation and Settlements - Episode #124
Posted: Fri., January 13, 2017

Dan Thompson, certified life care planner, vocational expert and president of DeeGee Rehabilitation Technologies, Ltd., discusses anticipated changes to health care and how they might affect planners' work with courts and attorneys to construct life plans for injured plaintiffs.
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Understanding Nonphysical Injury Structured Settlements - Episode #123
Posted: Mon., Nov. 14, 2016

Dan Finn, Owner of Finn Financial Group discusses a nonphysical injury and how this type of structured settlement differs from a traditional structured settlement in claims resolutions.
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Attorneys Discuss and Define Offers of Judgment - Episode #122
Posted: Tue., Oct. 11, 2016

Attorneys Jim Steele and Matthew Berkowitz from the Carr Maloney P.C. law firm address what a party has to consider when deciding whether to make an offer of judgment to end class actions quickly and common issues that arise when they are used.
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Recent Legal Developments on the Use of Drones - Episode #121
Posted: Mon., Sept. 26, 2016

Attorney Tim Crawley from the law firm, Anderson Crawley & Burke in Ridgeland, Mississippi discusses the most recent developments pertaining to drone use and the latest on Federal Government regulation.
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The Handling of Third Party Claims in Missouri - Episode #120
Posted: Mon., Sept. 12, 2016

Attorneys Aaron French and Phil Graham of the firm of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. discuss why Missouri is quickly becoming a risk state for handling third party claims, and what this means for the future for insurers in the state.
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Cannabis Insurance Coverage and the Impact on the Insurance Industry - Episode #119
Posted: Thur., Aug. 11, 2016

Attorneys Jason Taylor and Jeremy Macklin from the law firm of Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsbury LLP discuss the current status of Marijuana Legalization and why the issue is important to insurance carriers.
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Premises Liability and Spoliation Claims - Episode #118
Posted: Mon., Jul. 11, 2016

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.
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Litigating to Win in the Insurance Defense Industry - Episode #117
Posted: Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

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.
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Legal Challenges of Transgender Restroom Facilities - Episode #116
Posted: Tue., May 17, 2016

Attorney Brian Cafritz of KPM Law in Richmond, VA 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.
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Rescinding an Automobile Policy of Insurance in New Jersey - Episode # 115
Posted: Thu., Apr. 21, 2016

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.
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Attorney Addresses Concussions in Pro, College and Youth Sports - Episode # 114
Posted: Thu., Mar. 31, 2016

Attorney Al Goldberger from the Law Offices of Alan S. Goldberger discusses sports concussions at various levels including pro, college and youth sports and how concussion protocol has changed in recent years, primary concerns of insurance carriers and how attorneys can counsel them.
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Minimizing Cyber-Data Breach - Episode # 113
Posted: Wed., Feb. 10, 2016

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.
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Attorney Discusses the Michigan Dram Shop Act - Episode # 112
Posted: Fri. Jan. 8, 2016

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.
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