Date: Jan 1, 2016
Meagher & Geer attorneys Laura Hanson and Jeffrey Dilger have co-authored an article titled, Best Practices When Presenting a Claims Handler or Underwriter for Testimony. This article has been published in the January 2016 edition of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) publication For the Defense.
Laura has been practicing nationally in the commercial insurance coverage arena for 30 years, appearing in three state supreme courts and four different federal appeals courts. She is a member of DRI and a speaker at insurance conferences sponsored by DRI and other organizations. She is co-chair of the Section of Litigation’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee for the American Bar Association. She served as vice-chair for the 2008 meeting of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association and she served as the chair for that meeting in 2009. Laura has also published articles in insurance publications, including Claims Magazine, and the publication of National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC).
Jeffrey joined Meagher & Geer in May 2015, and practices in the firm’s insurance-coverage group.
There are 80 lawyers at Meagher & Geer, practicing in more than 20 areas. Founded in Minneapolis in 1929, with additional offices in Phoenix, AZ and Bismarck, ND, Meagher & Geer has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading litigation defense and insurance coverage firms, receiving assignments from more than 125 U.S. insurance companies, and often from insurers based in London, Canada and Bermuda. The firm regularly represents businesses of all sizes, public entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals.
The firm’s attorneys are licensed in many states, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Meagher & Geer lawyers have been awarded high rankings in Chambers USA, Martindale, and U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm tries cases, having taken more than 200 cases to verdict in the recent past. The firm has handled even more appeals.Back to Articles