Alternative Dispute Resolution

My post, Appraiser Disinterest and Impartiality California Style, lead to a number of comments and opinions about the topic. Yesterday morning Terry Butler, Senior Legal Counsel to the Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate, reported on the various views concerning appraisal at the final session of the Windstorm Conference. Butler sat next to me at the January 6 Alternative Dispute Resolution Roundtable. I previously posted on that meeting in Impressions Following the Alternative Dispute Resolution Roundtable.

Continue Reading Zalma Provides A View Shared by Others Regarding Appraisal and a Warning About the Unauthorized Practice of Law

I appreciate all the comments to posts from readers with various perspectives on insurance coverage and the insurance claims industry. I read them all, try to respond when I can, and honestly consider the viewpoint of those writing. This morning, I came across a comment worthy of consideration by all of us regarding mediation and alternative approaches to insurance claims dispute resolution.

Continue Reading Mediation May Not be the Answer to a Best Alternative Insurance Claim Resolution Process Because it is Subject to Abuse