Monthly Archives: January 2016

Join Us For A Webinar On February 25, 2016 – Introduction to Property and Casualty Subrogation

Gary L. Wickert will be presenting a complimentary webinar on February 25, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (Central) on Introduction To Property and Casualty Subrogation. From recognition of subrogation in difficult fact settings to effective and thorough, yet cost-effective, investigation of natural … Learn More

Georgia Supreme Court Issues Major Comp Subrogation Apportionment Decision

Just when you thought workers’ compensation subrogation in this country’s most difficult state could not get any more difficult, it does. In Zaldivar v. Prickett, 774 S.E.2d 688 (Ga. 2015), Prickett sued Zaldivar for injuries resulting from a 2009 work-related … Learn More

The Parable Of The Crippled Mare: Loss-Of-Use Now Recoverable In Texas Total-Loss Auto Cases

Many years ago, a lawyer argued that the long-standing Texas rule prohibiting recovery of damages for loss-of-use of personal property, unless the property was a total loss or destroyed was unfair. City of Canadian v. Guthrie, 87 S.W.2d 316 (Tex. Civ. … Learn More

License To Steal: Supreme Court Helps Plan Beneficiaries Avoid Repaying Subrogated Health Plans

Trial lawyers are happy. On January 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their written opinion in the long-anticipated ERISA subrogation case of Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan, 2016 WL 228344 (Jan. … Learn More