News/Events:

We welcome inquiries from members of the print, broadcast and online media and will make every effort to respond to questions promptly. Media inquiries should be directed to Brad Gordon at 312.551.0200 or by email.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921

Mark Grotefeld has been invited to participate in a Task Group for NFPA 921-Chapter 28 Wildfire Investigations. The objective of this Task Group is to review and propose updates to Chapter 28 Wildfire Investigations for the 2020 Edition of NFPA 921. Ultimately, the proposals, recommendations and updates of the Task Group will be considered and voted on by the full Fire Investigations Technical Committee.

Presentation of “Illinois Claims Handling” to national insurer

William Hoffmann, Kathleen Reid and Jonathan Tofilon presented “Illinois Claims Handling,” an accredited continuing education course, to a national insurer’s claims office.

Birmingham, Alabama

DRI Retail and Hospitality Litigation and Claims Management Seminar

Kathleen Reid presented “Keeping Your Cool-How to Handle an Unruly Attorney,” at the DRI Retail and Hospitality Litigation and Claims Management Seminar in Chicago, Illinois on May 5, 2016.

Chicago, Illinois

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

William Hoffmann, along with John Foster, presented “Aggregation of Product Liability Claims: What Does the Future Hold?” at the NASP 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

Waylon Pickett presented “Follow the Testing: Finding Product Liability Evidence at Underwriters Laboratories,” at the NASP 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fire Investigation for the Insurance Professional

Brad Gordon and Emma Gaddipati presented, “What and What Not Must Be Shared With Third Parties,” at the Fire Investigation for the Insurance Professional joint training event, sponsored by the Illinois  IAAI, IASIU, NSPII,and  NASP organizations.

Orland Park, Illinois

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

William Hoffmann, along with Tom Paolini and Bob Stutman, presented “Spark Notes: Current Trends in Product Liability on CSST, Small Appliance, and Plumbing Failure Claims,” at the NASP 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference

Mark McGuire attended National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921 Conference

David Evinger, a member of the NFPA 921 committee, attended the NFPA 921 Conference in Redondo Beach, California.

Redondo Beach, California

Wills for Heroes

Lynn Weaver Boyle participated in the Chicago Bar Association Wills for Heroes Program for Chicago Police and Chicago Fire Department personnel.

 

Chicago, Illinois

Loss Executives Association’s 85th Annual Meeting

David Evinger and Daniel Berglund attended the Loss Executives Association’s 85th Annual Meeting.

Tampa, Florida

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) Northern California Chapter

Maura Walsh Ochoa co-chaired the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) Northern California Chapter meeting in Berkeley, California, along with Eric Schroeder of Culbreth Schroeder.

Berkeley, California