News/Events:

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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

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921 Committee Conference

David Evinger attended the NFPA 921 Committee Conference, where he participated in discussions regarding the content of the 2020 edition of the NFPA 921.

Quincy, Massachusetts

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2017 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

Todd Harshman presented “Right to Repair Acts-Their Impact on the Construction and Subrogation Industries” at the NASP 2017 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference.

Scottsdale, Arizona

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2017 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

Anooj Thakrar, Kevin Mosley, and Lynn Weaver Boyle presented “Silent But Deadly-Issues that May Be Fatal to Your Construction Claim” at the NASP 2017 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Wildland Fire Litigation Conference

Mark Grotefeld and Waylon Pickett attended the 2017 Wildland Fire Litigation Conference.

Coronado, California