Taking a claim to its limits requires skill, perseverance, and an acute understanding of how insurers do business. Hear defense perspectives on how adjusters - and their claim valuation software - arrive at their numbers. Learn how to craft demand packages worthy of the insurance company's attention. Get key strategies for overcoming difficult negotiations. Register today!
Get an inside scoop on how adjusters investigate and value claims.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how injury valuation software like Colossus works.
Learn how to work up a demand package that stands out among the rest.
Inform case strategy by exploring common reserve and settlement authority patterns.
Gain top tactics for negotiating with adjusters and defense counsel.
Learn what to do when insurers misrepresent policy benefits.
Colossus and Other Injury Valuation Software: How They Work, How to Beat Them
Negotiating Styles and Tactics of Adjusters and Insurance Defense Counsel
An Inside Look at Reserves and Adjusters' Settlement Authority
Demand Packages: What Insurers Look for and How to Get the Response You Want
When Insurers Misrepresent Policy Benefits: Coverage Arguments You Should Not Fall For
Countering Key Arguments and Dealing with Difficult Negotiators
Adjuster Investigation and Claim Valuation Secrets Revealed
Robert J. Kasieta is the founder of Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a certified civil pre-trial and trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Kasieta practices in civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff personal injury and employment cases, as well as commercial litigation. He has written and taught extensively in the areas of trial practice, personal injury law and insurance law, and is an instructor of trial practice at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mr. Kasieta is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and all Wisconsin courts. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kasieta earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Northern Michigan University and his J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.
Andrew J. Nissen is a partner in the trial law specialty firm Bear Republic Law, A.P.C, located in Orange County, California. The civil litigation firm has particular expertise in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, insurance bad faith, business disputes, insurance claims, medical malpractice, and transactional matters. Mr. Nissen studied and began his career in Silicon Valley and Boston, Massachusetts. He is a contributing editor of the widely used California Practice Guide, California Causes of Action, co-authored by Stanton Mathews, and published by James Publishing. Mr. Nissen earned his B.A. degree from Santa Clara University and his J.D. degree from New England Law in Boston. He is a member of trial organizations, such as the American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California, the Orange County Trial Lawyers, and the Orange County Bar Association.
Steven B. Vinick is of counsel with the law firm of Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll, P.C., and practices in the areas of personal injury law, medical malpractice, criminal defense, and general civil litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Mr. Vinick is the treasurer of the Montgomery County Bar Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the Prince George's County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, and the Maryland Association of Justice. Mr. Vinick was the Maryland Association of Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2011. He earned his B.A. degree, Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
James K. Weston II is a board certified civil trial lawyer at Tom Riley Law Firm PLC, where he has practiced since graduating from law school in 1996. Mr. Weston practices in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, professional negligence/malpractice, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation. In addition to his trial practice, he regularly speaks to lawyers’ groups on litigation and trial issues, insurance law, and other subjects. Mr. Weston earned his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa and his J.D. degree from Drake University School of Law.
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