An insurance policy may avoid the application of the Made Whole Doctrine only by including language that is clear in establishing both a priority to the funds recovered and a right to any full or partial recovery.
SR-22 Bonds and Recovering Payments
In situations where a policy exclusion may apply, but payment has to be made due to the SR-22 bond, an insurer can seek reimbursement from its insured.
Early Retention Leads to Timely and Successful Outcome
The early retention of and trust placed in Keis George by the subrogated insurance company was critical in completing a timely investigation and securing the evidence necessary for a successful resolution, while preventing lengthy and expensive litigation.
What is Workers’ Compensation Subrogation
The purpose of workers' compensation is to ensure that employees are not left to bear the financial burden of workplace injuries or illnesses. This includes covering the cost of medical treatment, as well as providing compensation for lost wages and other expenses related to the injury or illness.
What is the Waiver of Subrogation Provision?
A waiver of subrogation clause is a contractual provision, which prohibits an insurance carrier from recovering monies they paid on a claim due to the negligence of a third party. This occurs when the insurance carrier's insured waives the right to recover any monies against the other party. A waiver...
What Is a Political Subdivision
A political subdivision is a local government entity created by the state to achieve its obligations. Still, the general rule for the definition is broad and includes every political body responsible for governmental activities in a geographic area smaller than that of the state. Examples include cities, counties, villages, towns,...
Matthew C. Workman Named Partner
Keis George LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew C. Workman has been named partner. Workman specializes in handling fire and water losses, product liability, construction defect, and auto and trucking cases.
Intentional and Negligent Spoliation of Evidence
Spoliation of evidence generally involves the destruction of evidence that is relevant to a civil action that results in harm to a party’s case. Some states recognize it as a separate cause of action, which means that it can be a claim separate from the underlying case.
Ohio Negligent Entrustment
Under Ohio’s negligent entrustment statute, codified at Revised Code Section 4511.203, the owner of a motor vehicle may face both criminal penalties and civil liability when he or she entrusts a vehicle to another when the owner knows or reasonably should know...
Assessing Damage to Personal Property Without Market Value
There are hundreds of cases and articles addressing how to assess damage to real and personal property. Using highly calculated formulas, the discussion typically focuses on how to determine market value of real property. Though beneficial to assess real property, these discussions fall short when they fail to address how...