American Educational Institute, Inc.
American Educational Institute, established in 1969, provides self-study courses in coverage and claims law. Students learn to identify legal issues and apply them in their everyday claim handling, to make better decisions based on the law. Programs of study include: Legal Principles (a foundation program in the law), Liability, Property, Automobile, Workers' Compensation and Fraud. Professional designations are earned upon program completion, culminating in the Senior Claim Law Associate (SCLA), AEI's highest designation.
Bell’s primary business is claim recovery through automobile insurance subrogation. We provide service to some of the largest automobile insurance carriers in North America. Our narrow focus allows us to be experts in our field. We narrow that focus even further with dedicated teams within our organization for recovery from individuals, businesses, and carriers.
The CCS Companies
Credit Collection Services (CCS) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and is recognized as one of the nation’s largest and most successful collection firms. The combination of our professionalism, data security & compliance programs, and decades of countrywide servicing experience makes CCS an outstanding partnering solution.
From its inception, CCS has focused its resources towards the insurance industry, providing state-of-the-art accounts receivable solutions. CCS enjoys a volume-based servicing relationship with virtually every major insurance company – the great majority of which are on a countrywide exclusive basis. The combination of our subrogation processing expertise and decades of consultative experience makes CCS a uniquely qualified servicing partner. Today, CCS services more Uninsured Motorist referrals than any other collection agency in the country.
Copart, Inc., founded in 1982 by Willis J. Johnson, began as a single salvage yard in California. Now headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Copart is a global leader in online vehicle auctions, and a premier destination for the resale and remarketing of vehicles. Copart’s innovative technology and online auction platform links buyers and sellers around the world. Copart currently operates more than 200 locations in 11 countries.
Copart sells vehicles for insurance agencies, financial institutions, dealers, rental car companies and more. Sellers look to Copart to improve cycle time, reduce costs, increase net returns and maximize productivity, and they find that Copart delivers time and time again. With over 44 million bids each year, more than one million vehicle searches each day and $75 billion in bid commitments annually, sellers rely on Copart to get the job done.
Cozen O’Connor is an internationally recognized leader in the area of insurance coverage and claims. With more than 90 dedicated coverage attorneys in 24 offices on two continents, our coverage team handles complex matters for insurance industry clients across the United States and around the world. The firm represents primary and excess insurers, reinsurers, third-party administrators, managing general agents, insurance brokers and agents, and independent adjustment companies. Collectively, our attorneys have experience in virtually every line of business. Our practice areas include:
Casualty & Specialty Products
Cozen O’Connor works closely with clients throughout the claims process to resolve issues efficiently and in a way that serves insurers’ broad business goals. Often, detailed contractual analysis and thoughtful negotiation can bring a matter to a swift conclusion. If not, our attorneys are highly skilled at dispositive motions, alternative dispute resolutions and trial.
I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs. Formed in 1979 out of a collaboration across the six segments of the collision repair Inter-Industry, I-CAR serves -- and is represented by -- all segments of the Inter-Industry:
- Collision repair
- Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
- Education, training and research
- Tools, equipment and supply
- Related industry services
I-CAR's focus is to provide everyone involved in collision repair with access to high-quality, industry-recognized training solutions. I-CAR also encourages and supports ongoing conversations in the industry on issues that impact collision repair.
International Insurance Institute, Inc.
International Insurance Institute, Inc. provides a variety of superior services dedicated to the enhancement of the insurance industry. Our goal is to assist the claims environment in its many highly technical and ever changing methods of operation via our analysis recommendation and educational processes. All instructors are experienced claims managers and certified instructors that specialize in real-life claims applications. International Insurance Institute, Inc. also provides CE approved online video training.
Latitude Subrogation Services
Latitude provides a wide variety of services such as Subrogation Management, Identification Programs and Salvage Administration.
In the area of Subrogation Management, Latitude will analyze customer's claims business and industry benchmarks in order to target the best recovery goals. They have extensive experience handling auto, property and workers' compensation subrogation claims in all 50 states.
Identification Programs include finding opportunities in customer's open, pending and closed claims. They can review a customer's First Notice of Loss or First Report of Injury and help to determine their next steps to identify and preserve more subrogation opportunities. Reviewing closed files can also reveal missed subrogation opportunities.
In the area of Salvage Administration, because subrogation and salvage recoveries are reported together on Schedule P of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner reports, Latitude has created a dedicated unit that handles the administration of salvage titling. This helps streamline the related transactions associated with total loss vehicles and specialty vehicle salvage.
Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C.
Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. is a national subrogation law firm with over 34 years of experience in workers' compensation, professional liability, automobile, property and casualty, health and disability (ERISA) policies, insurance coverage issues and in-house subrogation program and educational webinars. This national Recovery Program utilizes 285 sets of local counsel throughout North America and has served the subrogation needs of over 250 insurance carriers, resulting in over $500 million in recoveries and credits since 1983.
Mullen and Filippi
Mullen & Filippi is known throughout the state of California as the leader in workers’ compensation defense law, representing employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators before the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Mullen & Filippi was founded in 1949. This longevity speaks not only to stability, but excellence in client centered services since then. Integral elements of those services are an aggressive and collaborative approach to litigation, continuing education for our clients, attorneys, and staff, along with a judicious and measured use of the best technology available in the industry, all aimed at how to best meet the needs of our clients.
Our attorneys and staff take pride in our responsiveness, efficiency and cost effective approach toward meeting our clients’ expressed interests, whether that be moving a case towards resolution by a favorable negotiated settlement or by continuing litigation to trial. Attorneys and staff are well educated in all aspects of the law, including recent developments and best practices resulting from continuous changes in the industry. The Firm is recognized as a leader in the provision of continuing education to the Workers’ Compensation community through well-attended statewide seminars, our website, and legal publications. Our attorneys regularly provide customized presentations for organizations and are always available for onsite client workshops covering a diverse range of topics.
Mullen & Filippi recognizes the need to invest in information technology that can be customized to support each client’s unique goals and objectives, while providing efficient and cost effective outcomes. Our billing and case management software is fully integrated, so we can provide clients with budgets for actual costs, on a real time basis. Our technology can identify catastrophic cases or matters with costs trending at a higher than average rate. With this capability we work with clients as an integrated team, so that strategies and decisions can be made with accurate up-to-date information. Outcomes and phases of case handling can be measured, so that our case handling is transparent and easily understood by clients.
In the end, our longevity in this practice of law comes down to the people who make up our Firm and its leadership. We recognize the need to take care of our intellectual talent and thus understand that our attorneys and staff need an appropriate balance between work and other life interests, in order to perform at their best. This approach allows us to provide our clients a breadth of experience and in-depth knowledge of the law that achieves excellent results.
Paragon Asset Recovery Services, Inc.
Since 1994, Paragon has been helping insurance carriers realize more revenue by reducing claim asset leakage and improving the effectiveness of their claim recovery processes. Our services are designed to improve the success and efficiency of third party deductible (TPD), subrogation and loss sensitive programs. Using proprietary technologies, predictive analytics and broad industry experience, our services range from historical sweeps for securing missed opportunities to full outsources which maximize recoveries on an ongoing basis.
Paragon works with a wide variety of insurers; large stock companies, super-regionals, mutual insurers, personal lines carriers, regional players, and specialty writers. We have experience with primary as well as excess and surplus lines and have worked with carriers in all different business stages including: start-up, growth, established and in runoff/liquidation. We pride ourselves on being customer-oriented and extremely flexible.
Vericlaim, Inc., a Sedgwick company, provides unsurpassed adjusting and claims management services to the risk management and insurance communities. Our customized, proactive approach enables our clients to experience better, faster and more consistent claims settlements, as well as reduced loss expense. Vericlaim has over 180 branch locations across the United States, and we are one of the founding members of vrs Adjusters, the world's premier global loss adjusting organization.