White and Williams Subro Sessions provides insights into the world of subrogation. You’ll hear from various lawyers in our subrogation department discussing the latest legal updates, news and trends as well as strategies for litigation, mediation and recovery. This podcast should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. The contents are intended for general informational purposes only, and you are urged to consult a lawyer concerning your own situation with any specific legal question you may have.
- Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Tales by the Water Cooler: Part I – How to Handle a Case—AKA—What Are We Getting Ourselves Into?
Brett Tishler, Partner, and Michael Abed, Associate, are back to host the newest episode of Subro Sessions. This is the first of a two-part podcast series, entitled “Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Tales by the Water Cooler: Part I – How to Handle a Case—AKA—What Are We Getting Ourselves Into?” Brett and Michael are joined by a special guest, Rob Caplan, Partner, to trade stories and discuss the many moving parts in workers’ compensation #subrogation—and the many moving parts to consider when dealing with a new claim in order to obtain a recovery.
Mark your calendar for Part 2, entitled: “Tales by the Water Cooler: We Got a New Claim, Now What?” launching on Tuesday, December 19th.
- Reading the Small Print: A Discussion of Contractual Impediments to Subrogation
Gus Sara, Partner, and Joe Kuffler, Counsel, reunite to host another episode of SubroSessions, entitled, “Reading the Small Print: A Discussion of Contractual Impediments to Subrogation” to discuss common issues with contractual provisions. Subrogation professionals run into various contractual provisions, including subrogation waivers, limitation to liability and damages caps, accelerated statute of limitations, indemnification/hold harmless clauses, notices and pre-suit requirements and venue/forum clauses. Gus and Joe present relevant case scenarios and stress the importance of reading the small print and knowing what terms are enforceable.
- This Girl is on Fire: A Conversation with Senior Fire Investigator, Rachael Klein
The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast is out now. This episode is hosted by Katherine Dempsey and Melissa Kenney who are joined by Rachael Klein, Senior Fire Investigator at EFI Global. Rachael discusses what the procedures are for fire investigators when they arrive at a loss site, detailing how she finds the area of origin by identifying fire effects and patterns, preserving the scene and if there is potential for subrogation.
- Clock’s Ticking: Discussion on the Statute of Repose and its Impact on Subrogation
The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast is out now. Hosted by Gus Sara, Partner, and Joseph Kuffler, Counsel, this episode tackles a part of the subrogation process that’s all about timing: the statute of repose. In the latest episode of Subro Sessions, these White and Williams professionals tackle the core principles and issues brought up by the statute of repose. Gus and Joe will define the statute of repose, explain it’s intended purpose and how it is applied, and use real-life examples from their experiences dealing with this topic.
- Know Your Limits: An Intro to Statutes of Limitations
Listen to the newest episode of the Subro Sessions Podcast, Know Your Limits: An Intro to Statutes of Limitations by David Huberman and Kyle Rice. In the latest episode of Subro Sessions, these White and Williams professionals tackle the core principles and issues brought up by the statute of limitations. They briefly explain what statutes of limitations are and explain the best ways to view and handle statutes in the subrogation process.
- Subro Trauma Center: Part 2: A Long Way From Home - Pursuing Claims Against Foreign Entities
Listen to the newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast, Part 2: A Long Way From Home - Pursuing Claims Against Foreign Entities hosted by Gus Sara, Lian Skaf and Matthew Ferrie. Often, the presence of a foreign entity is seen as a dead end that could potentially result in a closed file. In this episode of Subro Sessions, Gus, Lian and Matt examine these types of files. They explore common factors to consider, the means of pursuit and laws that apply by using examples from their own experiences with foreign entities.
- Subro Trauma Center: Part 1: Subrogor Problems - Handling Claims Involving an Uncooperative or Difficult Insured
Listen to the newest episode of the Subro Sessions #podcast where we launch a new series: “Subro Trauma Center - Discussions on Common Issues that Arise in Subrogation Claims and How to Address Them,” hosted by Gus Sara, Lian Skaf and Matthew I. Ferrie. The series analyzes common symptoms of subrogation claims, diagnoses potential problems and discusses how to treat the symptoms or problems to secure a recovery.
- Help Me Help You – How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery - Part 3: The War Story: Successes and Failures4.18.23
Join Brett Tishler and N. Michael Abed for the third installment of their three-part series, “Help Me Help You – How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery.” In Part 3, Brett and Mike discuss some war stories to help show how working with claimant’s counsel can maximize an insurer’s lien recovery.
- Help Me Help You - How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery- "Part 2: The Investigation''
This is the second part of the three-part series entitled “Help Me Help You - How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery.”
In “Part 2: The Investigation,” Partner Brett Tishler and Associate Michael Abed take a deeper dive into the crucial steps that subrogation professionals execute immediately after a workers’ compensation third party claim is filed. Some of the topics covered in this episode include, gathering facts from the insured/employer, talking to witnesses, gaining access to the premises and gathering information about the machine that caused the injury to boost lien recovery.
Mark your calendar to listen to Brett and Michael for “Part 3 - The War Story: Successes and Failures” on Tuesday, April 18th!
- Help Me Help You - How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery; "Part One: We Are the Necessary Evil"
In the most recent episode of the Subro Sessions Podcast, Brett Tishler and Michael Abed of the Subrogation Department discuss workers’ compensation subrogation, what it is and why helping the injured worker's counsel pursue a third party claim can maximize your lien recovery.
This episode is the first of a three-part series and is entitled: “Part One: We Are the Necessary Evil”. Mark your calendar to listen to Brett and Michael for Part 2: “The Investigation” on March 21st!
- In All Fairness: A Discussion of Recent Court Decisions Finding Arbitration Clauses Unenforceable1.17.23 | Hosted by Gus Sara
Listen to Partner Gus Sara as he discusses two recent court decisions which held that the arbitration provisions in two different residential construction contracts were unenforceable.