In Pebley, the court was confronted with yet another post-Howell question. More specifically, it was confronted with an insured plaintiff who chose to treat with doctors and medical facility providers outside his insurance plan. The court held that such a plaintiff shall be considered uninsured, as opposed to insured, for the purpose of determining economic damages.
Law firms, by their very nature, are a bastion of tradition. They conjure up images of wood-paneled offices, libraries stacked to the ceiling with precedent-packed tomes, and a calm, conservative tone in their communications.
Much of that tradition carries on at the law firm of Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary LLP (B3SL). But the firm also prides itself on being “surprisingly different,” breaking out of that traditional legal box in a wide variety of ways. In recent years, that’s involved being surprisingly different in the holiday cards it sends to clients and friends.
The Combined Claims Conference (CCC) has emerged as one of the largest and most diverse educational conferences in the industry. For 30 years now, it has brought together top claim professionals from insurance companies, brokerages and agencies – along with service providers – from throughout the Western U.S. The most recent edition of the conference took place March 6-7 in Anaheim, California, and Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary LLP (B3SL) — through a well-visited booth and its role as a Level 1 “Platinum” sponsor — was once again an active participant.