Product Recalls

As a property adjuster, you are familiar with losses caused by defective products. We are seeing an increase in property damage caused by water and fire as a direct result of a defective product. Therefore, we would like to remind you of the following Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls.

Indiana Negligent Entrustment

Under Indiana law, the theory of Negligent Entrustment allows for an injured party to recover from the owner of a vehicle who negligently allowed another person to use the vehicle. Negligent entrustment is most common in auto claims, although there are other circumstances where it is applicable.

Promissory Note

In the course of trying to collect from uninsured motorists, some insurers and their vendors may use promissory notes. It is important to remember that for these notes to be valid and collectible there are rules the insurer should follow.

Illinois Dead Man’s Act

The Illinois Dead Man’s Act strongly constricts the ability of a Plaintiff to present evidence in cases in which the Defendant is deceased. As with any good rule based in old English common law, it comes with its own lyrical phrase: since a decedent’s lips are sealed by death, a...

Product Recalls

More and more, we are seeing a significant increase in property damage caused by water and fire as a direct result of a defective product. This is why it is so important we remind you of these product recalls.

Product Recalls

Many firms litigate but few actually litigate a product liability matter to completion. This is why we work with clients to bundle these matters to increase the settlement value and decrease operational costs. Therefore, we would like to remind you of the following CPSC recalls...