Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Victories For Subrogation Against FDCPA Lawsuits

For nearly twenty years, the plaintiffs’ bar and negligent third parties have been trying to use the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as a weapon against legitimate subrogation claims. While the fight continues, two recent federal district court decisions … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Welcomes New Attorneys And Paralegals

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. is proud to announce the addition of two attorneys and two paralegals. We appreciate the continued trust and confidence our clients have shown in our abilities to maximize their subrogation recoveries anywhere within North America. … Learn More

Texas Clarifies Workers’ Compensation Subrogation In Death Cases

Texas has historically been a very favorable venue for workers’ compensation subrogation. It has not been without its gray areas. In death cases, when an employee dies and either he and/or his surviving family members have received workers’ compensation benefits, … Learn More

Wisconsin Supreme Court Confirms Carrier’s “Equal Voice” In Third-Party Litigation

Trial lawyers are already calling it a “travesty of justice” and I gave two media interviews about its significance within two hours of the decision being published. The truth is, however, the new Wisconsin Supreme Court case which is being … Learn More

Gary Wickert Interviewed By Chicago Tribune For Article on Subrogating Claims Involving Floods

Gary Wickert’s was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune for an article published on May 14, 2014 entitled “Insurers Sue Chicago-Area Towns In A Bid To Get Flood Money Saying Municipalities Should’ve Done More Against Flooding”. Read the full article HERE.

Gary Wickert’s Article Published in American Educational Institute’s Spring 2014 Law Update

Gary Wickert’s article entitled “Gathering Pebbles: Subrogation’s Burden of Proof” was published in the American Educational Institute’s (AEI) Spring 2014 Claims Law Update, which can be viewed HERE. Gary will be speaking at this year’s SCLA Claims Education Conference in … Learn More