Common Mistakes in Handling Personal Injury Subrogation: Identifying and Resolving Errors Prior to Settlement
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss common subrogation mistakes made by insurance carriers and plaintiffs' counsel and how they may impact personal injury claims, especially when negotiating a settlement.
- Overview of common subrogation mistakes made by insurance carriers
- Discussion of the impact that subrogation mistakes have on both plaintiffs and defendants
- Potential sources of personal liability for injury attorneys due to mishandled subrogation liens
- Practice tips to identify and handle subrogation issues prior to settlement
The panelist will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are the most common subrogation mistakes made by insurance carriers?
- How do mishandled subrogation issues impact personal injury defendants?
- How do mishandled subrogation issues impact personal injury plaintiffs?
- What are the best practices for personal injury attorneys and insurance carriers in identifying and handling subrogation issues?
Matthiesen Wickert & Lehrer
Ms. Dowie is a senior associate overseeing MWL’s Boston, Massachusetts branch office. She is licensed to practice... | Read More
Ms. Dowie is a senior associate overseeing MWL’s Boston, Massachusetts branch office. She is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont, and is admitted in various federal District and Circuit courts. Ms. Dowie handles complex cases touching on wide-ranging topics including product liability, personal jurisdiction, conflict of laws, and federal preemption. Her background and focus is in healthcare litigation, including ERISA and health insurance matters running the gambit from traditional subrogation and coverage claims to provider billing disputes to class action and fraud claims brought against benefit plans. In addition to work at the trial level, Ms. Dowie has extensive appellate experience, and is in the process of expanding her appellate practice. In addition to her experience with merits briefing, she contributed to an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court, obtained certiorari for a client before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and has argued before the Second Circuit.Close