Firm News

WMC was featured in the Claims Journal article: “Drones Help Insurance Companies Check Damage in Cedar Rapids.”

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WMC Counsel Jim Hood was quoted in the Columbia Daily Tribune. After battling the insurance industry after Katrina, he fears that Iowans will be left at the mercy of a B team of insurance adjusters.

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WMC was featured in the Houston Chronicle article, “Drones help insurance companies check damage in Cedar Rapids.”

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Quad-City Times featured WMC in an article on the use of drones in assessing damage claims.

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WMC was featured in Legal Reader with tips and a look into the obstacles businesses and property owners hit by Hurricane Laura may need to prepare for.

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WMC was featured in the Insurance Journal about the use of drones in assessing damage after the Iowa derecho storm.

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In light of the current hurricane season, WMC released a checklist of preparations for policyholders before and after the storm.

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WMC and its network of experts are already on the ground in Iowa inspecting and adjusting insurance claims for their clients and are equipped to handle claims for damages caused by last week’s derecho.

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WMC’s partners Lee Epstein and Joshua Katz were featured in Industry Today in the article “Business Interruption Insurance for COVID-19 Losses.”

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WMC founding partner William Copley was interviewed by Law360 and was featured in the article; ‘Rivals Say LasikPlus Attempted To Intimidate Witness.’

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Events

WMC’s Lee Epstein, Jim Hood, and Joshua Katz have been asked to host a webinar April 28th for the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association (PRHTA).

The webinar, titled; “Maximizing Insurance Coverage and Federal Grants for Covid-19 Business Losses” will be held at 2:00 P.M. EST on April 28th.

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Live Webinar: “Recovering From COVID-19: Insurance Coverage and Federal Grants.” Join us Friday, April 10, 2020 2:00-3:30 P.M. EST.

WMC Speakers Include: Lee Epstein, Jim Hood & Joshua Katz

along with James (Jim) Dorion, Head of Liability Claim Consulting & Carrier Relations, Willis Towers Watson

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WMC to participate in Perrin Conferences Natural Disaster Conference April 2-3 at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove in Miami.

Speakers include: David Binder, Nestle,
Aaron Carone, MAI, MRICS, CBRE,
Jeannette David, Sompo International
Michael Diggin, Esq., CPCU, ARe, ARM
Jim Hood, Mississippi Attorney General
Karl Lunan, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Cristina Mendez, Aerostar Airport Holdings
Matthew Nelsen, AmeriTrust Group
Carmelo J. Ríos Santiago, Puerto Rico Senate Majority Leader
as well as attorneys from Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.

Free Registration for all in-house counsel and insurance professionals.

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WMC Attorney Joshua Katz will speak at the MTMP – Spectacular Spring Conference April 10-12 in Las Vegas

Josh will be speaking on the topic of “Storms, Floods and Fire Disasters on the Rise Everywhere – How Can You Get Involved?” April 10-12, 2019 at Mass Torts Made Perfect Spring Conference at the Wynn in Las Vegas.

WMC Attorney Joe Khan will present at the 40th Annual Conference for the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) December 9, 2018 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Mr. Khan will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Combatting Corruption: Do Politicians Now Have a Get Out of Jail Free Card,” where he will discuss recent developments in federal anti-corruption law.  As an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Khan led the historic corruption probe of the mayors of Allentown and Reading, who were convicted along with numerous other public officials this year.  He now prosecutes civil RICO suits, fraud cases, and other complex claims at the Philadelphia WMC office.

For more details on the COGEL conference, visit https://cogel.site-ym.com/mpage/2018Schedule

John Koch and Kristin Davis to speak at ALM/Legal Intelligencer 2018 In-House Counsel CLE Seminar in Philadelphia

John Koch and Kristin Davis will present “Insurance Recovery for In-House Counsel: Practical Insights for Identifying, Presenting and Successfully Resolving Insurance Claims” at the ALM and The Legal Intelligencer’s 2018 In-House Counsel CLE Seminar on July 28, 2018 in Philadelphia. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/336409/724579/\

Kristin Davis and John Koch to Speak at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio April 15-18

Kristin Davis and John Koch to Speak at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio Kristin Davis and John Koch will present two sessions at the RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition from April 15–18 in San Antonio.  Kristin Davis will present “Notice Early, Notice Often:  The Art of Giving Effective Notice of Claims or Circumstances” at the Thought Leader Theater. John Koch will present “How to Avoid Insurance Coverage Pitfalls in Long Term Toxic Tort and Environmental Contamination Claims” in the Innovation Hub.
Kristin Davis and John Koch to Speak at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio

Stephen A. Weisbrod to speak at the 2018 GMA Legal Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

Stephen A. Weisbrod will be moderating a session on “Supply Chain Issues in an Increasingly Globalized CPG Industry” on February 28, 2018 at the GMA Legal Conference.  
Stephen A. Weisbrod to speak at the 2018 GMA Legal Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana  

Kristin Davis, Charles Fischette, and Julie Hammerman to speak at the 2018 ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Conference in Tucson, Arizona

WMC attorneys will be presenting various portions of the ABA ICLC conference in Tucson, Arizona from February 28, 2018 through March 3, 2018. Kristin Davis will present on the panel: “It’s Too Late Baby Now It’s Too Late: New Developments with the Notice/Prejudice Rule in Late Notice Cases in Both Claims Made and Occurrence Policies”. Charles Fischette will present at the roundtable entitled “It’s Not All Relative: The Effect of Related Claims Requirements in Claims Made Policies.” Julie Hammerman will also present at a roundtable entitled: “Not Your Father’s Tesla – How to Negotiate Cutting-Edge Policies and Leverage Technology to Improve Your Game.”
Kristin Davis, Charles Fischette, and Julie Hammerman to speak at the 2018 ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Conference in Tucson, Arizona

Joshua B. Katz to Speak at Live Webinar on March 9, 2015 Entitled Insurance Coverage for Data Breaches: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015

Joshua B. Katz to Speak at Live Webinar on March 9, 2015 Entitled Insurance Coverage for Data Breaches: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015