News/Events:

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National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2019 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

Anooj Thakrar along with Michael Custer, of Kilgore Engineering, presented “ Does This Change Your Opinion? Examining the Consequences of Ineffective Communication Among Carriers, Attorneys and Experts” at the 2019 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference in Palm Springs, California.

Palm Springs, California

Envista Forensics 2019 Webinar Series

Kevin Mosley and Cristina Gonzalez presented a webinar entitled “The ABCs of Electrical Failure Claims” for Envista Forensics 2019 Webinar Series.

Mark Grotefeld Appointed Principal on the NFPA Fire Investigations (FIA-AAA) Committee

On January 9, 2019, Mark Grotefeld was appointed Principal on the National Fire Protection Association Fire Investigations (FIA-AAA) Committee.

National Fire Protection Association

Lynn Weaver Boyle Appointed Circuit Judge of Cook County

On December 17, 2018, Justice Mary Jane Theis and the Illinois Supreme Court announced the appointment of Partner, Lynn Weaver Boyle as an At-Large Cook County Circuit Judge.  Lynn Weaver Boyle’s appointment takes effect January 11, 2019.

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Property and Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) Claims Conference

Brad Gordon, together with Doug Rayburn of Rayburn Fire Scene Investigation and Alison Sammartano of Allstate Insurance Group, presented “Avoiding Subrogation Pitfalls:  A Roundtable Discussion,” at the 2018 PLRB Claims Conference and Insurance Services Expo.

Orlando, Florida

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2017 Annual Conference

Anooj Thakrar and Michael Scola, together with Nick Olson of Rimkus Consulting Group and Derek Starr of SEA Limited, presented “Remember the Alamo: A Step by Step Process for Corralling the Large Loss Scene Inspection,” at the NASP 2017 Annual Conference.

Austin, Texas

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2017 Annual Conference

Todd Harshman presented the “State of Affairs” for the Legislative Affairs Committee at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2017 Annual Conference.

Austin, Texas

Texas Association of Mutual Insurance Companies 82nd Annual Convention

Mark Grotefeld and Anooj Thakrar presented, “Subrogation Principles in Product Cases,” at the Texas Association of Mutual Insurance Companies 82nd Annual Convention and Seminar.

Austin, Texas

Forensic Expert Witness Association-Dallas Chapter

Mark Grotefeld presented “Manmade Disasters,” at the Forensic Expert Witness Association- Dallas Chapter Meeting and Workshop.

Dallas, Texas

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Lindsay Dansdill attended the 2017 CLM Midwest Conference.

Chicago, Illinois

Loss Executives Association (LEA) Spring Educational Conference

David Evinger and Daniel Berglund attended the LEA Spring Educational Conference.

Newport, Rhode Island

Hosts of 2017 Lloyd’s of London 30 Under 30 Tour

Grotefeld Hoffmann hosted the 2017 Lloyd’s of London 30 Under 30 Tour in Santa Monica, California. During this biennial event, up-and-coming members of the Lloyd’s of London insurance market study insurance-related businesses.  While the event was organized by Patrick Jarosch, David Evinger and Waylon Pickett also presented case studies on oxidizer explosions.

Santa Monica, California