Monthly Archives: June 2018

Wisconsin Supreme Court Clarifies Event Triggering Notice-of-Claim Requirement In UIM Policy

On April 5, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the operative event which triggers a notice of claim requirement in an underinsured motorist (UIM) policy is the tender of the tortfeasor’s underlying policy limit and not the accident itself. … Learn More

Employer Business Auto Policy Coverage Of Employee Personal Vehicles

Who covers what when an employee is involved in an accident while driving a personal vehicle for business purposes? It is a question as old as insurance itself. It should come as no surprise that the Holy Grail for trial … Learn More

Subrogation Adjusters Can Now Sign Texas Medical Expense Affidavits

A generation ago, subrogation professionals were almost unheard of. Over the years, however, as prudent businesses and insurance companies began to insist on their statutory and contractual rights of subrogation, the profession has grown. On February 8, 2018, the Texas … Learn More

Future Credit In Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Third-Party Recovery Applies Only To Indemnity Benefits—Not Medical Benefits

A long-standing controversy in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation subrogation has been resolved—and resolved in a manner most unfriendly to Pennsylvania small businesses and the entire workers’ compensation industry. On June 19, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court hung their hat on a … Learn More

Settling Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Claims Independent of Employees’ Claims

Aggressive subrogation practitioners always look for short cuts. Ours is an industry in which the “bottom line” means the difference between success and failure. If a workers’ compensation subrogation claim can be resolved quickly—even before the employee settles the third-party … Learn More