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Three Reasons Insurers Should Hire A Law Firm to Handle Annual Workers' compensation Audit Premium Recovery Process

February 08, 2021 BY Paul Burke | Collections Law

Workers' compensation audits determine the final cost of a workers' compensation policy and can often result in the issuance of an adjusted final bill ranging anywhere from $2,000.00 to $100,000.00 (or more). For many business owners, the audit process is mysterious and intimidating. For carriers, the results of these necessary audits often include angry insureds, millions of dollars in unpaid audit premiums, and canceled policies. ... Continue Reading

LAM V. ALLSTATE Indemnity Company: Appraisal Provision Does Not Apply To The Scope Of The Loss

May 02, 2014 BY Paul Burke | First Party Insurance Law

In a recent decision, the Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled that an Appraisal Provision in a property insurance policy would be limited to questions ... Continue Reading

Insurable Interest Revisited (Again)

May 03, 2013 BY Paul Burke | First Party Insurance Law

In Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co., v. Franks (3/13/2013, GA. APP., A12A2196), the court revisited the increasingly complicated issue of determining ... Continue Reading

Property Law Update

January 03, 2013 BY Paul Burke | First Party Insurance Law

In the recent case of Bell v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company., S.E.2d, 2012, 12 FCDR 4011 (Ga.App. Nov. 30, 2012) the insureds (the Bells) challenged ... Continue Reading

Recovery Of Diminution In Value For First Party Property Claims In Georgia

November 03, 2012 BY Paul Burke | First Party Insurance Law

The decision in Royal Capital Development v. Maryland Casualty, 728 S.E. 2d 234 (Ga. 2012) is landmark. ... Continue Reading

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H. Michael Bagley
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