24 05, 2021

Blue Collar Professional: Rethinking the Liability Exposure and Insurance Needs of General and Specialty Contractors

By |2021-05-24T12:38:25-05:00May 24, 2021|@PLUS, E&O, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Matthew Thomas is Vice President at Admiral Insurance Group, a Berkley Company. He has 16 years of experience in professional liability insurance. He leads a talented team out of Seattle, responsible for underwriting professional liability insurance for the excess and surplus sector. Matt also serves as the product lead for Admiral’s architects and engineers’ PL and contractor’s E&O practice. He loves being active with his family in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.     There is a common misperception amongst construction business owners and the insurance agents who represent them when it comes to liability insurance; If you wear boots to work, [...]

16 04, 2018

A Survival Guide For Outside Counsel

By |2018-04-05T08:54:01-05:00April 16, 2018|E&O, Guest Blog|0 Comments

By Steven N. Joseph Michael Young, a partner at the law firm Hepler Broom in St. Louis, recently posed a question on LinkedIn: “For all insurance adjusters, supervisors and in-house counsel out there, what are the things that drive you crazy about outside counsel? Things that we don’t do that we should or things that we do that we shouldn’t?” Excellent question. And I can spend many pages writing about what outside counsel does wrong or how they continually succeed in driving me crazy. But I won’t. First, I have to say that outside counsel has a difficult job. They may work for a [...]

9 04, 2018

Getting the Insured’s Consent Without the Hammer

By |2018-04-05T08:45:52-05:00April 9, 2018|D&O, E&O, Guest Blog|1 Comment

This is the first post at PLUS Blog by Steven N. Joseph. Steven is an accomplished Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 30 years of success spanning insurance and related verticals (professional liability, financial services, professional services, legal malpractice, accounting malpractice). His broad areas of expertise include litigation, mediation, negotiation, business evaluation, professional liability, insurance law, product liability, legal liability, reinsurance, claims management, D&O insurance, underwriting, legal malpractice, and property & casualty. He is a recognized industry speaker, has written and presented on the topics of Managing Professional Liability Actions and Negotiation Techniques for the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Practicing Law [...]

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