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Joseph F. Rich
Do not let your subro claim blow up in your face!  Subro professionals who have handled large explosion fires know firsthand that large explosion cases are complex, with significant hurdles to fully process.  In this episode of Subro on the Go, regular co-hosts Joe Rich and David Brisco are joined by their colleague Jake Skaggs,...
Whether it is a turkey fryer that causes an unexpected cooking fire, or mishaps with trees and decorations that make the holidays literally go up in smoke, holiday related losses are common for subrogation professionals this time of year. So while it is the season to be joyful and hum along with the Beach Boys’...
In our current episode, co-host, Joe Rich, speaks with some of our Canadian Litigators about the differences in pursuing subrogation claims in Canada versus the U.S. Joe is joined by Pamela Pengelley, Office Managing Counsel of our Firm’s Toronto Office, and David Huard, Office Managing Counsel for our Quebec Office, to discuss topics such as...
Time is money in the subrogation industry.  And knowing the timeframes of when you can pursue recovery claims is an important first step in evaluating your case, including determining the scope of your early investigation.  Whether you can or cannot bring a claim due to a pre-determined timeframe set by a specific statute is often...
In the latest episode, co-hosts, David Brisco and Joe Rich, are joined by Dan D’Imperio, Co-Director of National Subrogation Services, to discuss the role of Predictive Analytics in the subrogation industry.  Like in Back to the Future when Doc. Brown shows up at the end of the movie with a revamped flying DeLorean, the subrogation...
At one time or another, most subrogation professionals have struggled to track down an actual or alleged independent contractor involved with some scope of work relating to a loss.  In some cases, we also find that defenses are being raised that someone was an independent contractor versus a direct employee.  Often, we have to rely...
It’s been two years since COVID-19 not only radically changed our daily lives but altered how recovery professionals approach litigating claims. Yes, two years have passed! In the first few months of the pandemic, courts, litigators and recovery professionals quickly adapted to use readily available remote tools like Zoom, Teams and other platforms to keep...
COGSA, Carmack, Allisons, and Himalaya Clause.  These terms may not mean much for a traditional property subrogation professional, but if you are going to diversify into the world of ocean marine and inland marine subro, then these are a few of the many terms you will need to become familiar with.  In this episode of...
Every subrogation case is, at its heart, a story about a loss event. As subrogation professionals, we endeavor to tell a story of the loss event and resulting damages in the most effective way possible, using photos and videos as our tools to explain liability and damages issues. Ultimately, we use our story as a...
Smart smoke detectors, vehicle data on key fobs, and geofencing are just a few of the new internet of things technologies emerging today. Subrogation professionals need to be aware of this ever-growing industry, including what new sources of data it provides to the subro investigation and what new types of claims may arise. In this...
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