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Settling simple auto injury cases with accommodating insurance adjusters for the desired amount is not usually how the typical auto accident case goes. Even in fairly straightforward auto injury cases, obstacles commonly arise, negotiations fall apart, complicated subrogation issues evolve and adjusters try and undervalue the injuries. Are you prepared to confidently handle difficult insurance coverage issues, receive maximum compensation for traumatic injuries and go above the adjuster's settlement authority? This unique legal guide will teach you practical how-to's and valuable pointers for tackling complicated issues that surface during auto injury cases. Order today!
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KAREN L. LYNCH is the sole practitioner of Karen L. Lynch, Inc., A Professional Law Corporation where she has a general civil litigation practice as a defense and plaintiff's counsel. She also has a state and federal criminal law practice. Ms. Lynch received the Fresno County Women Lawyers' Pauline Hanson award in 2004, for extraordinary service to the community, the legal profession, and particularly to the advancement of women and for professional excellence. In 2005, she received the Fresno County Young Lawyers' Judge Blaine Pettitt Mentor award; and in 2006, she received the Marjaree Mason Center's Top Ten Business Professional Women of the Year award. In October of 2011 and 2014, Ms. Lynch was recognized by Central California Legal Services with the State Bar of California, Board of Governors Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services for voluntary provision of legal services to the poor. On May 21, 2014, the Better Business Bureau of Central California and Inland Empire honored Karen L. Lynch, Inc. A Profession Law Corporation with the 8th Annual 2014 Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence, as an outstanding small, local, for-profit business that has demonstrated a commitment to the highest ethical standards a business can have, both in operations and in terms of integrity, reliability and responsiveness to employees, vendors and customers which is the first time a law firm has been recognized. She earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees from California State University, Fresno; and her J.D. degree from the University of Nebraska.
FRANK M. NUNES is the founder of the Law Offices of Frank M. Nunes, Inc., in Fresno. His primary focus is in personal injury law. Mr. Nunes' practice is devoted 100 percent to litigation, whether on behalf of accident victims or defendants or business owners. He also served previously as a Tulare County district attorney. Mr. Nunes is a top rated personal injury attorney in Fresno by Super Lawyers. He earned his B.S. degree from California State University and his J.D. degree from San Joaquin College of Law. He is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association (past director), California Association of Consumer Attorneys, American Bar Association and the Fresno County Farm Bureau.
PAUL J. O'ROURKE is the owner of the Law Offices of Paul J. O'Rourke, Jr., in Fresno, California. His main focus is insurance coverage. Mr. O'Rourke primarily represents policyholders. He was an insurance coverage and bad faith attorney for more than 20 years while at McCormick Barstow, LLP. During his time there, Mr. O'Rourke was lead, statewide coverage counsel for several insurance companies. His expertise includes understanding the application of many different lines of insurance policies in the face of an enormously complicated body of statutory and case law. In addition, having litigated many insurance coverage cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts over 27 years, Mr. O'Rourke is well suited to predict how a court will rule. He has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer in insurance annually from 2012 through the present. Mr. O'Rourke earned his B.A. degree from UCLA and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Loyola Law School, where he was Order of the Coif.
SEAN T. O'ROURKE is a partner with Petrie Dorfmeier, LLP, in Fresno. Since 1998, Mr. O’Rourke has been practicing in insurance defense and insurance coverage. Other areas of practice include civil litigation, employment law, business litigation/formation, property damage, products liability, commercial litigation and professional malpractice. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all Federal courts in California. Mr. O’Rourke earned his B.A. degree from the University of Irvine and his J.D. degree from San Joaquin College of Law. He is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute.
DANIEL L. WAINWRIGHT is a partner with McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth LLP where he is concentrating in civil litigation with an emphasis in the defense of all types of professional malpractice claims (e.g., medical and legal), physician and nursing administrative defense, medical products liability, elder abuse, nursing home litigation, public entity claims, civil rights claims, and automobile insurance defense. Mr. Wainwright received his B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of California, as well as the Fresno County and Tulare County bar associations. Mr. Wainwright is also a member of the San Joaquin Valley Federal Bar Association and Association of Business Trial Lawyers. He has been a member of the California Society for Healthcare Risk Management (CSHRM) since 2008. Additionally, Mr. Wainwright has served on CSHRM's Board of Directors since 2008 and served as CSHRM's president in 2011-2012. He is also a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. Mr. Wainwright also serves as an ADR settlement officer for Fresno County Superior Court to help facilitate and run mandatory settlement conferences for parties in civil disputes. He is admitted to practice before all California state courts (since 1997), the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern (since 2001) and Northern (since 1997) Districts of California, and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal (since 2004).