Same-Sex Marriage, Open Carry, and Weed

May 17, 2016.  Through legislation, Supreme Court decisions, and a shift in public sentiment, there has been profound changes in certain areas of the law.  During last month’s Claims Litigation Management (CLM) Annual Conference held in Orlando, Florida, Mark Bernstein, Chief Claims Officer at Carl Warren, J. Thaddeus Eckenrode, Managing Officer & Senior Trial Attorney at Eckenrode-Maupin, […]

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Don’t Let a Funny Thing Happen on Your Way to the Forum: 5 Practical Tips for Arbitration Clauses

January 26, 2016.  As a third-party claims administrator charged with helping our clients save expense dollars by managing their litigation spend, we often see defendant parties trying to enforce arbitration clauses in order to resolve disputes in a forum. This is perceived to be quicker, less expensive, and less prone to runaway plaintiffs’ awards. However, […]

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