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Timely Notice is your on-the-go source for sharp takes and expert analysis of the latest trends, breaking news, and sea-changes in global insurance law. 

Nov 29, 2018

Vasu Addanki, a director in Betts Patterson Mines’ Seattle office, discusses the trend of plaintiffs and policyholders naming insurance adjusters as defendants in bad faith lawsuits. Vasu begins by examining the Washington State Court of Appeals’ decision in Keodalah v. Allstate Insurance Co., where the court held...


Nov 27, 2018

Leann Gerlach, a North Carolina partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Workers’ Compensation Group, discusses North Carolina’s response to the opioid epidemic. Leann describes how the opioid epidemic has impacted the workers’ compensation system. She highlights the most significant aspects of North Carolina’s Opioid...


Nov 20, 2018

Richard Garner, of Collins, Roche, Utley & Garner LLC, sits down with the podcast to discuss a recent decision from the Ohio Supreme Court. In Ohio Northern University v. Charles Construction Services, Inc., the Ohio Supreme Court determined faulty workmanship, in and of itself, does not constitute an “occurrence.”...


Nov 15, 2018

Philip Unwin, a Medicare Set-Aside Certified Consultant and Rochester partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Workers’ Compensation Group, discusses Medicare Set-Asides (MSA). He explains why MSAs are a vital part of settlement agreements in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. While doing so, he identifies...


Nov 13, 2018

Tom Garvey, a manager at RGL Forensics, offers insight into the world of forensic accountants and the useful role they play in evaluating business interruption losses. Tom begins by describing scenarios where forensic accountants are underutilized. Tom also provides a framework for the insurance industry in determining...