Monthly Archives: January 2014

Keeping Subrogation Out Of The Dumpster

A Christmas-day article in one of our local newspapers drives home the important lesson that a subrogation claim is often won or lost in the short period immediately following a loss. On July 6, 2013, pieces of electrical equipment in … Learn More

Mandatory Arbitration of Illinois Auto Property Subrogation Claims Held Unconstitutional

As most subrogation professionals handling auto subrogation in Illinois know, Illinois Senate Bill signed into law effective January 1, 2012 changed subrogation in that state significantly. For the first time, Illinois mandated that in collision subrogation cases involving amounts less … Learn More

Subrogation Allowed Despite Indemnification By Insured

In reviewing a three-year-old property subrogation file for a client recently, we noticed repeated references in the claim notes to the lack of subrogation due to the fact that the insured had agreed to indemnify the tortfeasor for any damages … Learn More

Subrogation Featured In “Claims Journal” Column

For those who are not aware, in 2013, Claims Journal’s online magazine asked Gary Wickert to begin a new monthly column focusing on subrogation and related claims and insurance topics. Gary’s column can be found HERE. The column was very well-received … Learn More