General Contractor Overhead And Profit And AOB Insurance Scams

A storm is rising, and it isn’t the type which causes damage to homes and vehicles. It causes damage of a much more insidious nature. Following a storm or other natural disaster, canvassers hired by the “hail cartel”—lawyers or opportunistic … Learn More

Workers’ Compensation Claims Pertaining to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The chances of contracting the Coronavirus (also called “COVID-19”) are slim, but the number of those infected is increasing daily. It is only a matter of time before a worker contracts COVID-19 through their place of employment (i.e., a doctor, … Learn More

Keeping Your Cases Moving During The COVID-19 Crisis

Many subrogation professionals will find themselves working from home in the near future. While much can be accomplished from a computer keyboard, there are certain activities essential to investigating and litigating subrogation files which are going to mandate a creative … Learn More

When Employees Work From Home: Workers Compensation and the Remote Employee

When employees work remotely from home or other locations, the normal rules of course and scope can become complicated and confusing. The same is true of subrogation potential. When the employee is injured in their home, subrogation targets tend to … Learn More

COVID-19 AND THE CONSTITUTION: What Government Can and Should Do

The world-wide spread of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) presents us all with rather interesting questions about the power and role of federal and state government. COVID-19 is the illness caused by a virus strain that began spreading in people in December … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer COVID-19 Update

As we continue to closely monitor developments around the spread of COVID-19, the health and safety of Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer (MWL) employees around the country and our ability to ensure seamless continuity of subrogation excellence to our clients are … Learn More

Join MWL For a Complimentary Webinar on Subrogating Dehumidifier Claims

Attorney Richard Schuster will be presenting a live one-hour webinar on “Dehumidifier Claims: Recent Developments, War Stories, and Evaluating Your Subrogation Results” on March 19, 2020 @10:00 a.m. (CDT). Spring is coming, which means so are the dehumidifier claims. Dehumidifier … Learn More

A Subrogation Lesson From Geese

One of life’s simple pleasures is taking a lesson from nature and applying it to the complex and variegated professional world in which we spend so much of our lives. For subrogation professionals, one subtle, but important, such lesson is … Learn More

When Is A Vehicle Considered Totaled?

When and whether a vehicle involved in a collision is considered “totaled” for first-party insurance purposes is an issue of great angst and confusion for most consumers. We hear horror stories of older but functioning vehicles being “totaled” simply due … Learn More

Mutual Insurance Company Subrogation

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. feels it is an honor and a privilege to represent all of its subrogation clients. However, mutual insurance companies hold a special place in our hearts because of their long and distinguished heritage in the … Learn More