Roig Lawyers Partners Selected to Present at 2019 FIFEC Conference
March 18, 2019
Roig Lawyers is proud to announce that four of its partners have been chosen to speak at the 2019 Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee Conference from June 5-7 at the Caribe Royale Orlando.
- John S. Leinicke, Partner
Up in Smoke? Cannabis and the Insurance Industry in 2019
The program begins by defining common terms of art used in the medical marijuana industry and providing an overview of the current state, national and international regulations at play. Then we'll examine the impact of legalized marijuana on various lines of insurance coverage. We'll compare and contrast insurance coverage for legalized marijuana with other highly regulated substances such as alcohol and tobacco.
- Ricardo M. Luces, Partner & Patricia G. Preciado, Partner
EVIDENCE: The Building Blocks To A Successful Jury Trial
This course will provide specific detail on the role of evidence in a BI / UM trial for attorneys and provide necessary information for claims representatives and investigators regarding the admissibility of the evidence they collect during the claims process.
- Patricia G. Preciado, Partner & Ricardo M. Luces, Partner
The Best Interest of the Insured: When Public Adjusters Goes Too Far
In light of the significant increase in litigation due to Hurricane Irma and the regular flow of claims, insurance claims on homeowner’s policies are increasing. Advances of claim investigation tools are important for insurance adjusters to understand the role of public adjusters and how public adjusters can affect a claim, including possibly perpetuating a fraudulent claim. Review of common tactics and examples of ways some public adjusters may assist with a fraudulent claim, as well as the potential pitfalls associated with alleging insurance fraud.
- Scharome R. Wolfe, Managing Partner of Orlando Office
Injections Don’t Need to Be Painful
The objective of this presentation is to better understand the use of injections by pain management physicians and their team, before surgical recommendations in soft tissue cases and the payment available under PIP and LOP with the medical team that may provide the service.
Let's Make a Deal! Factoring and Pre-Surgical Funding
Medical factoring provides instant capital to medical providers to fund ongoing business operations. The intent of this presentation is to better understand medical factoring and pre-surgical funding and its role in litigation.
About the Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee
FIFEC is a joint effort between Law Enforcement and the Special Investigation Units of the Insurance Industry. In order to facilitate communication and education, The Division of Insurance Fraud and the Special Investigation Units of the Insurance Industry have formed this organization to provide education and training for the insurance fraud investigation community.
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