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As wildfires rage through the Western Region of the U.S., we dedicate this post to recognize, honor, and thank all the firefighters and volunteers working tirelessly and selflessly.  Thank you to all the men and women in the fire departments across the nation for your heroism and service. About The Author
This Women in Subro blog series highlights powerhouse women in the industry while discussing leadership, management, and success in subrogation.  In our interview with Natalie Cooksammy, Chair of the United Kingdom/European Region of Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation & Recovery Department and Office Managing Partner of the London office, we recognize and appreciate that her professional focus...
This Women in Subro blog series highlights powerhouse women in the industry while discussing leadership, management, and success in subrogation.  In our interview with Sabrina Garcia, Division Claims Supervisor of Subrogation at Wawanesa, we recognized that her vibrant character has aided in her success.  Reflecting on 19 years with Wawanesa, Sabrina says “No one decides...
On March 23, 2018, a Tesla Model X SUV hit a concrete median in Mountain View, California. The impact ripped the Tesla’s 1,200 pound, 400-volt lithium ion battery open and splattered energized battery cells across the 101 freeway. The Mountain View Fire Department arrived on the scene and quickly realized they were ill-equipped to respond...
Oftentimes, in claims arising out of losses on construction projects, the insurer will need to undertake a detailed analysis as to whether a potentially responsible general contractor or subcontractor can be pursued for its negligent acts or omissions that resulted in the damages.  Contractors repeatedly raise defenses to claims by insurers by relying upon purported...
This Women in Subro blog series highlights powerhouse women in the industry while discussing leadership, management, and success in subrogation. In our interview with Laura Cygan, Senior Fire Investigator with EFI Global, we recognized that her success has aligned with her interests in education, training, and technology.  In high school, Laura went out for the tackle...
This Women in Subro blog series highlights powerhouse women in the industry while discussing leadership, management, and success in subrogation.  In our interview with Sheila Dye, Associate Vice President of National Recovery at Nationwide, we recognized that her work philosophy is about collaboration, development, and problem solving.  Sheila started out in the pharmaceutical industry but...
Over the years that I have practiced as a subrogation attorney, I have seen a lot of terrible and damaging fires that could have easily been avoided, but none are more frustrating than those that occur where there has been a code violation.  Below are a few examples of laws spanning the country which increasingly...
This Women in Subro blog series highlights powerhouse women in the industry while discussing leadership, management, and success in subrogation.  In our interview with Nina Scotti, investigator with NMS Investigations, Inc., we recognized her as a true trailblazer for women in subrogation and women everywhere.  Nina started out as an electrical contractor working for the...