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Volume 11 | May 2018
On the First Day of a First Party Claim: What a Claims Professional Should Know about Maryland Claims
By: Patricia McHugh Lambert, Esquire
In thinking about claims professionals, I am reminded of Giles Corey, the strong, determined old man who was accused of being a witch in Old Salem. His tormentors tortured him by placing heavy stones, one at a time, on a board covering his chest. Despite the excruciating weight of the pain, Giles did not betray his friends or betray his own character. He was defiant to the end. As he was being crushed, his last words called to his tormentors were a request to add “more weight”.
Attorney Justin Fine Joins PK Law’s Insurance Group
Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) is pleased to welcome Attorney Justin E. Fine to the firm. Justin joins the firm as an Associate in the firm’s General Litigation Group. Justin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Justin was the Editor in Chief for the Law Review. He was also awarded the Dean’s Citation for exceptional service to the law school community.
PK Law’s Insurance Group is comprised of a deep bench of attorneys with an extensive range and level of experience in the insurance industry. Lead by Members Patricia McHugh Lambert and Joan Cerniglia-Lowensen, the Group is supported by Members, Steve Allen, Barry Bach, Robert Campbell and James Benjamin and Associates Kambon Williams, Aidan Smith, Justin Fine and Emily Devan. All members of the Group receive mentoring and are trained to apply the techniques and analysis that the Group’s senior attorneys use including project management, identification of the stages of and how to accurately evaluate a case. Insurance Insurance Defense