Engaged by carrier’s defense counsel to evaluate Notice of Cancellation issues for a Personal Auto policy. Petition included allegations of Insurance Bad Faith claims handling for claim denial after a policy cancelled for nonpayment. Attorneys Dawn Goeres and Tom Cooper, Pignato, Cooper, Kolker & Roberson, P.C. (405) 606-3333. Petro v. American Mercury, Case No. CJ-2016-33 In The District Court of Rogers County, Oklahoma.
Category: Personal Auto
February 27, 2017Don Hirsch
Engaged by plaintiff counsel to evaluate coverage under Farm & Ranch, Personal Auto, Commercial Auto (Garage Liability) and Commercial Umbrella policies. Dispute resulted from an off-road vehicle fatality with issues of “Who is an Insured” under Personal Auto and Farm & Ranch policies, and whether garage repairs contributed to the accident. Chambers v. Harris, et al; Case No. C201400035 In The District Court Johnson County, Texas, 413th Judicial District. Attorney Dwain Dent, The Dent Law Firm (817) 332-2889.
May 23, 2014admin
Engaged by policyholder counsel to analyze issues of Insurance Bad Faith claims handling practices relative to Personal Injury Protection coverage under a Personal Auto policy. Attorney Thomas Friedberg, Law Offices of Friedberg & Bunge (619) 557-0101. Schoenfeld v. USAA, Case No. 37-2013-00045246-CU-IC-CTL, Superior Court of The State Of California In And For the County Of San Diego, Central Judicial District.
February 1, 2014admin
Engaged by policyholder counsel to evaluate the contrast between Personal Auto and Commercial Auto policy language. Case required analysis of “who is an insured” wording and coverage for Hired and Nonowned Autos under a Business-owners Policy. Attorney Don Murphy, Murphy & Pressentin LLC, (866) 230-2282. Stone v. Supertino; Case No. S-1500-CV-278310 LHB, Superior Court of the State of California, For the County of Kern
August 1, 2013admin
Designated as Insurance Bad Faith and Personal Auto Expert by carrier’s attorney defending Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage claim denial. Case required analysis of carrier underwriting and claims handling practices. Attorney Rick Lyde, Vidaurri, Lyde, Rodriguez & Haynes, L.L.P. (956) 381-6602. Villarreal v. Fred Loya Insurance Agency, Inc.; Cause No. 2011-DCL-8586, In The 444th Judicial District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas.
March 1, 2013admin
Engaged by counsel for third party as their as Insurance Bad Faith and Personal Auto Expert to provide pre-litigation analysis. Case involved cancellation and rewrite of existing PAP coverage contemporaneous with injured passenger seeking coverage for injuries from an auto accident. Farwell v. American Family Insurance; Attorney Don Murphy, Murphy & Pressentin, (866) 230-2282.
January 1, 2013admin
Designated as Insurance Bad Faith and Personal Auto Expert by attorney for policyholder seeking payment under Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage. Case required analysis of carrier claims handling practices regarding prompt claim settlement. Attorney Brad Johnson (702) 222-4145, Kravitz, Schnitzer, Sloane & Johnson, Jordan v. GEICO; Case No. A-10-627758-C, Dept No. XIX; In The Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada.
January 1, 2012admin
Engaged by carrier’s defense counsel to analyze Non-standard Personal Auto coverage following denial of a claim. Pleadings included allegations of Insurance Bad Faith regarding claims handling practices. Cardenas v. Loya Insurance Company, Cause No.. 2010-CCL-00247-A In The County Court at Law No. 1, Cameron County, Texas. Attorney Rick Lyde, Vidaurri, Lyde, Rodriguez, & Haynes, LLP (956) 381-6602.
August 1, 2011admin
Engaged by counsel for policyholder to analyze Personal Auto coverage issues relative to Personal Injury Protection. Case included allegations of Insurance Bad Faith Expert related to claims handling practices of the carrier. Synodis v. Allstate, et al; Case No. A573297 in District Court Clark County, Nevada. Attorney David Boehrer, Richard Harris Law Firm , (702) 385-1400.
December 1, 2010admin
Engaged by policyholder’s counsel to provide analysis and testimony regarding Personal Auto and Agent Standard of Care. Case included failure to procure insurance issues. Garza v. U.S. Auto Insurance Services, Inc., et al; Cause No. 2007-CI-00169; Bexar County, TX. Counsel for plaintiff, Richard Silvas, The Silvas Law firm, San Antonio, TX (210)680-2800.
June 1, 2010admin