California Law eUpdate – Intervening Cause

May 10, 2018.  Intervening cause is when a defendant can only be held liable for injuring the plaintiff if the defendant’s negligence caused or contributed to the plaintiff’s injuries. If a separate act breaks the direct link between the defendant’s actions and the plaintiff’s injury or loss, then the court may relieve the defendant of […]

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

February 28, 2018. The Combined Claims Conference is a week away. Join industry professionals on March 6th and 7th for the 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. The CCC is a two-day program offering continuing education for CPCU, RPA, MCLE, CIPI, CALI and the California and Texas Departments of Insurance for independent […]

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When Pipes Go Pop: Dealing With Freeze-Related Claims

January 17, 2018. Now that temperatures are setting new historic lows, here’s a repost of CLM’s Jan 2017 article “When Pipes Go Pop”. A thorough investigation of freeze-related claims may identify failure modes involving human error that were simply brought to light by Mother Nature. When Pipes Go Pop It’s Not Always Mother Nature’s Fault […]

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