What does it mean to be in a No Fault state? Does it really mean no one is at fault? Join Rebecca and Steve as they dive into this often misunderstood area, where no fault doesn't mean without fault, damages may not be damages, and being a "PIP squeak" is problematic.
Is there such a thing as too much coverage? When more than one policy covers a claim, how can you determine which insurance company should pay what? Join Rebecca and Steve as they discuss the contribution claims and how various states view the issue of multiple covering policies when complicated by other insurance clauses.
Do you have a case in which you just KNOW the other party caused the damage, but you just can't prove it? Can't you just use res ipsa loquitur? The answer is, it's not that simple. Join Rebecca and Steve as they explain the requirements of asserting this legal doctrine, what it really means to assert it, and how the courts react to it. For a thing that speaks for itself, this doctrine isn't so easy.
On this special live episode, Rebecca sits down with attorney Steve Theesfeld to hear about a surprisingly scintillating subrogation case he is handling. Like any good page-turner, we cannot wait to hear how it ends, but fair warning, this one is not for the faint of heart.
On this special live episode, Steve sits down with Bob Welsh of MQC Labs to discuss non-destructive testing in battery failures of items like e-cigarettes. Learn how cutting edge technology can preserve your evidence even as they provide valuable information and analysis.
On this special live episode, Rebecca sits down with Dr. Dehua Yang, a chemist who uses chemical analysis and materials sciences to help investigate and prove claims. Dr. Yang and Rebecca discuss the use of lab analysis to identify chemical compounds recovered from the scene of a collision, and potentially identify liable parties in a subrogation case.
In this special live episode, Kim sits down with attorneys Steven Kraus and Noah Gradofsky to discuss the challenges of ride-sharing subrogation cases in New York and New Jersey. As the ride-sharing economy grows, the existing system for handling losses involving taxis and limousines has to flex and expand to accommodate these new services, which straddle the line between private vehicles and rides for-hire.
On this special live episode, Jason sits down with IAAI Certified Fire Investigator Michael Schlatman to talk about fire analysis. How do fire investigators make any sense out of what looks to be nothing more than a pile of ash and rubble? It's not magic - it's science!
On this special live episode, Kim sits down with New York attorney Brian Suchoff to talk about best practices when opening a new subrogation file. Brian shares tips to help clients learn what information subrogation attorneys need to best handle the file, and tips for the attorneys handling the intake process.
On this special live episode, Rebecca meets Cinder, the fire-investigating dog, and her handler, and IAAI Certified Fire Investigator, Steve Chapman of S.C. Fire Consulting, Inc. Steve shows Rebecca how Cinder can sniff out ignitable liquids that may otherwise go undetected. As Cinder says, "when in doubt, use a snout!"