Illinois Subrogation Attorneys
What is a Subrogation Attorney?
Founded in 1985, Keis George is a subrogation law firm representing insurance companies and self-insured businesses throughout Illinois. Our subrogation lawyers have more than 200 years of combined experience pursuing property subrogation, auto subrogation, commercial collections, and workers’ compensation subrogation. From prosecuting large loss property cases involving fire and explosions to recovering against manufacturers of faulty and defective products, our efficient and comprehensive litigation strategy will redefine what it means to recover on your subrogation claims faster.
Who Needs a Subrogation Lawyer?
Working with a subrogation lawyer may mean improved ratios, greater policyholder satisfaction, and a system for product recalls and defects. The subrogation attorneys at Keis George have extensive experience in state and federal courts throughout Illinois. We have achieved subrogation recoveries in jury trials, verdicts, and out-of-court settlements for clients against major product manufacturers, contractors, engineers, architects, at-fault drivers, and more. Our insurance company clients also rely on us for assistance with commercial collections, claim evaluations, and post-judgment collections including license suspension, wage garnishment, liens, bank account attachment, and more. This gives our insurance company clients the freedom to dedicate resources to technology, professional development, and other methods of operational efficiency. We litigate subrogation actions in the following areas:
Strategic process for large loss subrogation
We assume every property loss has the potential for subrogation recovery. From our offices, we are hours away from the scene of the loss. Our ability to mobilize is critical as large loss subrogation relies on a timely and efficient scene investigation to work your claim to recovery. To properly assess the loss, determine the potential for subrogation recovery, and help you manage the subrogation side of the claim from start to finish, we formed Early Involvement. Early Involvement is a strategic, investigative process in which our attorneys use every resource at our disposal in an attempt to recover on your subrogation claim. The moment a loss is reported to Keis George, our attorneys immediately make preparations to investigate the loss onsite while our paralegals acknowledge and set up the claim. Once onsite, our attorneys use various tactics to help recover on your claim. Tactics include but are not limited to:
- Choosing the right expert(s);
- Protecting the integrity of the scene and preserving evidence;
- Identifying and interviewing key targets and witnesses;
- Canvassing the area for additional parties of interest;
- Placing third parties on notice;
- Coordinating joint scene examinations; and
- Obtaining fire reports, 911 tapes, and meeting with investigators.
Our Illinois subrogation practice focuses on litigation and appeals within insurance law and insurance defense. Our subrogation practice has extensive experience in the Cook County trial circuit, having tried more than fifty jury trials and participating in hundreds arbitrations. Common subrogation actions include but are not limited to the following:
- Animal Liability Involving Dog Bites and Livestock Claims;
- Condominium Claims;
- Contribution Involving Joint and Several Liability;
- Deductible Reimbursement in Automobile Claims;
- Landlord and Tenant Claims Involving Property Losses and/or Coinsured Status;
- Mandatory Arbitration;
- Minimum Liability Limits and Excess;
- Negligence Claims and Spoliation of Evidence;
- Parental Responsibility Involving Property Damage and Personal Injury;
- Product Liability;
- The Dead Man’s Act;
- The Moorman Doctrine also known as the Economic Loss Doctrine;
- Tort Liability and Sovereign Immunity;
- Waiver of Subrogation; and
- Workers’ Compensation Claims.
Mine big subrogation data with little effort
Through internal benchmarking and industry data, we can estimate the standard cycle from the time subrogation is identified until recovery. While we cannot guarantee deadlines, we know what is normal and we communicate with you every step of the way. You can see everything and anything we are up to on our Client Portal. Keis George Reports, our Client Portal, is secure proprietary software that helps clients mine big data with little effort. Clients may review detailed status updates and file information with the click of a mouse. Client Portal is accessible 24/7, with your username and passcode, from any electronic device in the world.
Let Us Fight For You
At Keis George, we have the resources to confront complex subrogation claims, provide highly personalized attention, and offer a competitive fee structure. Clients may expect superior case management, information security, and increased recoveries. Take advantage of our capabilities and allow Keis George to redefine what it means to recover your money faster. Contact one of our subrogation attorneys to discuss excellent representation at (312) 606-4100 or contact our office to schedule a consultation. Our Illinois office is located at 1 North LaSalle Street, Suite 4500 Chicago, IL 60602.
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