Insurance Insights to Keep More Money in Your Client's Pockets
With no insurance or assets, a claimant has no possibility of being compensated and the claim is null. That is why you need to know the defendant driver's insurance or the plaintiff's uninsured motorist policy inside and out. This online seminar delves into the insurance aspects of an auto injury case. From coverage research to claims handling insights, bad faith, and liens, get the insight you need to master the insurance aspects of auto injury litigation. Register today!
Understand the insurance policies at play for standard auto, truck, and rideshare accidents.
Explore the particulars of UM/UIM policy coverage and exclusions.
Delve into real-world examples of bad faith conduct in the auto insurance context.
Get tips for communicating and negotiating with auto injury settlement lien holders.
Auto Insurance Policies: Interpretation, Issues, and Hidden Treasures
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Claims, and Litigation
Liens and Subrogation: ERISA, Medicare, Medicaid, and More
Malena A. Dinwoodie is an attorney with Finkel Law Firm LLC, where she practices in the firm's general litigation division, primarily focusing on estate planning, probate law, real property Law, HOA law and general litigation. Ms. Dinwoodie received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Clemson University, minoring in Business Administration. After graduation, she returned to Beaufort, South Carolina and taught high school English for four years, prior to enrolling in Charleston School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor degree. In law school, Ms. Dinwoodie served as a 3L Senator for the Student Bar Association, was the Associate Justice for Business Affairs on the Moot Court Board, was a teaching fellow in the Legal Research and Writing program; and earned CALI awards in Trial Advocacy and First Amendment Seminar: Church, State, and the Constitution. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association, and South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. She is licensed to practice both in South Carolina State Court and in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
J. Morgan Forrester is a partner at Pierce, Sloan, Kennedy & Early, LLC and originally from Anderson, South Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and is J.D. degree from the Charleston School of Law. Upon completion, Mr. Forrester was admitted to the South Carolina Bar and the United States District Court, District of South Carolina in 2015. He is currently a member of the Charleston County Bar, South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association, and American Association for Justice. Mr. Forrester is experienced in representing all forms of victims of commercial truck accidents, including many of those suffering catastrophic injuries or wrongful death. He has served as lead or co-counsel in over 50 cases involving commercial trucks/vehicles. In addition to commercial truck accident litigation, his other areas of practice include traumatic brain injury, wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, and general negligence.
James P. Sullivan is as a partner in litigation for the firm of Howser, Newman & Besley, LLC's Charleston office. Mr. Sullivan focuses his practice on construction defect litigation, personal injury defense, and complex insurance coverage issues, including the defense of bad faith claims. He routinely tries cases to jury verdict and has obtained several defense verdicts in personal injury cases. Mr. Sullivan is an active member of the Charleston County Bar Association, the Charleston Lawyers Club and is a South Carolina Certified Mediator. He has been admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court for South Carolina. Mr. Sullivan earned his M.A. degree from The Citadel; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
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