Regardless of what the economy does, claims are coming, in droves. Historically, in economic downturns, claim frequency rises. People fuss over smaller amounts, although in more stable or boom times, they might not have done so. In recent conversations with attorneys across the nation, we are hearing of new suits and growing intentions of waves of insurance claims for business interruption, loss of business income, etc. There have even been state legislatures passing new laws to make these claims easier to prosecute, to “protect the policyholder.” We are further all hearing and reading about recent unemployment filings erasing the gains of the past ten years, and the vast inability of people to pay their debts on credit cards, auto, and home mortgage loans. All in all, this type of financial risk activity will affect every one of us, particularly companies in the claims business. And if that were not enough, there may be some related concerns lurking out there, which probably should be part of the conversation, in the claims business. Notably, and maybe surprisingly, plaintiffs’ lawyers have increased their advertising. We are seeing plaintiff lawyer television commercials, during prime-time nightly news, particularly on the ten o’clock circuit–like never before. …
Clint Cox will be on the speaking circuit this year to present The Age of Nuclear Verdicts. He will attend the Dallas, Phoenix, Denver, Omaha, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, and Orlando conferences, where a panel of experienced defense attorneys showcase issues that range from achieving early resolutions to cracking plaintiff’s medical treatment mills, all related to the trucking industry risk and claims handling. The goal of these conferences is to focus on increasing and improving safety on the roadway and to mitigate risk. Guests will earn Continuing Education credit, and there is still time to register. This event is free, and is an excellent resource for adjusters to learn more about balancing the moving parts related to insurance claims. For more information about registering for one of these conferences, please visit https://www.truckingbootcamp.com/dates-and-locations.
Greg Brenner will represent Cox P.L.L.C. at the Trucking Boot Camps in Denver on April 10, 2019, and again in Chicago on April 11, 2019. Greg will cover What’s Going on Behind That Thick Skull? He will join a panel of experienced defense attorneys who will showcase issues related to the trucking industry risk and claims handling. The goal of these conferences is to focus on increasing and improving safety on the roadway and to mitigate risk. Guests will earn Continuing Education credit, and there is still time to register. In fact, this year we will see our biggest turnout yet. If you would like information about the conference, please visit https://www.truckingbootcamp.com/dates-and-locations/. About Cox PLLC Cox PLLC is a Dallas, Texas law firm committed to delivering top-tier legal services to businesses and private clients. We are litigators, counselors and trial attorneys who are hired by our clients to aggressively preserve or grow equity, eliminate risk, and resolve disputes. We are available anytime, anywhere.
Clint Cox to speak at one of the largest national claims defense conferences in the United States. The presentation will cover “Handling Catastrophic Damages Claims by 21st Century Plaintiffs.”
Clint Cox is the Program Chair for the DRI Trucking Conference in Chicago, IL, on April 24-26, 2018. The DRI Trucking Conference is the premier international trucking industry defense conference. The conference will be attended by hundreds of trucking industry and defense attorneys, and include a line-up of industry and defense counsel experts on matters ranging from defending trucking liability allegations, to handling reptile tactics and responding to the damages allegations today’s plaintiffs.
Clint Cox will speak to regional insurance or carrier claims personnel on handling trucking defense matters in the face of a new breed of trucking plaintiffs. The Trucking Boot Camp is a national, invitation only, presentation organization that hosts regional presentations for trucking industry risk and claims handlers, with a goal of improving industry safety and risk mitigation.
www.coxpllc.comCOX PLLC IS VERY EXCITED TO HAVE OFFICIAL BOOTS ON THE GROUND IN TULSA, OKLAHOMA!We are also delighted to announce the hiring of Managing Partner Drew Lagow, and his team!View Drew LagowWith several attorneys now licensed in OK, we are further ready to help manage your Oklahoma risk, for all our legal services detailed, please visitwww.coxpllc.comAreas of Expertise214-403-6905
www.coxpllc.comACE TEAM JOINS COX PLLCCox PLLC is delighted to welcome Jennifer Kelley and her team of attorneys and staff, specializing in coverage, bad faith, first- and third-party claims; with over 50 years of combined experience!Chris NwabuezeJennifer KelleyStephanie PitelMariam ShakirKathryn VaughanCarmen HernandezCOME CHECK US OUT AT www.coxpllc.com
www.coxpllc.comwww.coxpllc.comHOUSTON, WE HAVE AN OFFICE…AND A NEW TEAM!COX PLLC is very pleased to announce the formal opening of its Houston, Texas, law office. Years in the making, the new office resides in the heart of Houston’s Galleria District, in the PNC building, located at 2200 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1550, Houston, Texas 77056.COX PLLC is further excited about the appointment of the Houston office Managing Partner, Tracy Freeman. Tracy comes to COX PLLC with over 25 years of trial and litigation experience throughout Texas, especially in South Texas and into “The Valley.”Tracy FreemanManaging PartnerTracy is joined by two attorney Partners Laura Shelton and Marjorie Nicol, bringing the combined legal experience to over 60 years, in handling defense and coverage matters pertaining to catastrophic losses involving injuries, interests, and property.Laura SheltonPartner Marjorie NicolPartner The legal experience of the COX PLLC Houston office ranges from matters involving marine and large property losses to commercial transportation, building collapse, mass injury, insurance, commercial, and numerous other civil litigation practice areas.www.coxpllc.com
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