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

Watson Grinding Explosion in Houston

On January 24, 2020, a massive explosion ripped through the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing facility in northwest Houston. The blast damaged 450 structures in the area surrounding the facility. MWL’s Texas office heard the news a few hours after the … Learn More

Massachusetts Weighs In On Third-Party Liability For Diminished Value Damages

Martins v. Vermont Mutual Ins. Co., 2019 WL 3818293 (D. Mass. 2019) A federal district court in Massachusetts has ruled that Massachusetts tort law does not provide for recovery of “inherent diminution in value” damages by a third-party claimant. The … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Welcomes Zahra Aziz To The Firm

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. (“MWL”) is pleased to announce that Zahra Aziz has joined our insurance litigation team as a senior associate attorney in our California branch office. Zahra’s litigation experience adds to a wealth of experience at MWL’s … Learn More