North Shore Chapter of Professional Insurance Agents

The Monson Law Firm attended the North Shore Chapter of Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana’s February luncheon at Keith Young’s in Madisonville. We would like to thank our guest speaker Audrey Baker, Director of Business Development at Park Provence, for teaching us about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s. Pictured are Matthew Monson, Esq. and Rachel Salter with Southern Fidelity Insurance Company.  Click here to view pictures!

 

Commercial General Liability

The Monson Law firm attended a 7.5 hour CE course on Commercial General Liability taught by Michelle Dennis, AIS, APL, CIC, CRIS, MLIS! The course was held at Bowen, Miclette & Britt, Inc. in Houston, Texas. Michelle gave a comprehensive look at the CGL policy components, limitations, exclusions, problems and solutions. Pictured are Matthew Monson, Esq., Michelle Dennis with Bowen, Miclette & Britt, Inc. and Marjorie Salazar, Esq. with The Monson Law Firm’s Texas office. Click here to view pictures!

Windstorm Insurance Network Conference

The Monson Law Firm attended the Windstorm Insurance Network Conference in Orlando, Florida this week. The Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) is the only member association to bring together both defense and policyholder professionals to connect, learn, and engage on important topics in the property/windstorm insurance claims industry. Pictured are Darryn Melerine with MD Claims Group, Michelle Griffin Executive Director of the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. and Matthew D. Monson, Esq. Click here to view pictures!

 

Houston Claims Association

The Monson Law Firm attended the Houston Claims Association’s January luncheon at The Palm. Chris Cuellar with Rimkus Consulting Group gave a one hour CE presentation on technology in litigation and mediation! Pictured are Marjorie Salazar, Esq. with The Monson Law Firm and Chris Cuellar with Rimkus.

 

The Monson Law Firm Wins Motion for Summary Judgment in Burst Pipe Claim

Attorney Blake Lusk won a Motion for Summary Judgment in the case of Deborah R. Coleman v. Capitol Preferred Insurance Company, Inc., et al, in the Justice of the Peace Court for the Parish of Jefferson. In the Judgment signed by the Court on November 20, 2017, the Honorable Charles Cusimano, II dismissed all claims filed by Deborah Coleman, with prejudice. On the morning of trial, the Court agreed that Debora Coleman’s claims were not covered under the Capital Preferred Policy and her claims were without merit. Please  click here for a copy of the judgment.

The Monson Law Firm Wins Bad Faith Motion for Summary Judgment

Attorney Blake Lusk won a Motion for Summary Judgment in the case of John Mosbey and Roe Mosbey v. Lighthouse Property Insurance Corporation, in the 24th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Jefferson. In the Judgment signed by the Court on December 11, 2017, the Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr., dismissed the bad faith claims filed by plaintiffs with prejudice. The Court agreed that Lighthouse acted in good faith in its handling of plaintiffs’ claim.  This is yet another successful Bad Faith Motion for Summary Judgment won by our firm!  Please click here  to view a copy of the judgment. 

 

Professional Insurance Agents of New Orleans

The Monson Law Firm attended the Professional Insurance Agents of New Orleans Luncheon at Impastato’s Restaurant. We would like to thank Richard Newberry, CEO of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, for speaking to the New Orleans PIA about the improvements to technology and service accomplished during his tenure. Click here to view pictures!

 

Day at the Races!

The Monson Law Firm enjoyed a day at the Races with State Representative Paul Hollis! Pictured are St. Tammany Parish Assessor Louis Fitzmorris, Jay Adair, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith, State Rep. Paul Hollis and Matthew Monson, Esq. Click here to view pictures!

 

Christmas Eve

May we all recognize the blessings bestowed upon us this Christmas Season!

Monson Law Firm Christmas Party!

The Monson Law Firm enjoyed team building while escaping into the holidays at The Monson Law Firm Christmas party! The firm celebrated this special snow day by starting at Escapeology in Covington followed by our firm Christmas luncheon at Annadeles Plantation. Click here to view pictures!

 

Northshore Claims Association

The Monson Law Firm attended the Northshore Claims Association’s Christmas luncheon at Bosco’s in Mandeville. Each year the NSCA selects a charity to give to for Christmas and this year we chose to give our $750.00 donation to James Storehouse for Christmas! From cribs to college, James Storehouse supports children in foster care and those aging-out of foster care by providing resources that will ease transitions and improve living conditions. James Storehouse encourages awareness and motivates community participation in support of children in foster care. For more information please visit: https://jslouisiana.org. Pictured are Matthew Monson, Esq., Ruth Damare with Guarantee Restoration, Brittany Kazancioglu with James Storehouse, Mike Bush with M.G. Bush Safety & Claims and Mike Orlando with Emergency Restoration. Click here to view pictures!

TIPOGNO Christmas Party

The Monson Law Firm attended The Insurance Professionals of Greater New Orleans Christmas Party at Southport Hall! Pictured are Jason Dimaggio with Safepoint Insurance, Tim Clements with Clements Insurance, Jessica Clayton with Classic Insurance , Rusty Ruiz with Access Home Insurance and Casey Lane with Lane and Associates. Click here to view pictures!

 

Risk Management Society

The Monson Law Firm attended the Risk Management Society’s Christmas Luncheon at Commanders Palace in New Orleans. This year for Christmas RIMS gave a donation to St. Michael Special School! For over 50 years, St. Michael Special School has educated students ages six through adulthood with special needs (i.e. those with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities, including autism, ADHD, developmental delay, traumatic brain injury, multiple disabilities, and other health impaired). The school is unique in that it provides for the development of the whole child—academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually—regardless of his or her disability. For more information on how you can support St. Michael’s please click here: http://www.stmichaelspecialschool.com Pictured are Brittany Davis Stoudt with Emergency Restoration, Tish Sauerhoff with St. Michael Special School and Ann’Lee Earles Inman with The Monson Law Firm. Click here to view pictures!

 

Holiday at the Races

The Monson Law Firm attended the Young Insurance Professionals Holiday at the Races at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans! Pictured are Baylie Babin with Imperial PFS, Ruth Damare with Guarantee Restoration, Brandi Lamonte with Riverlands Insurance and Ann’Lee Inman with The Monson Law Firm. Click here to view pictures!

 

Northshore PIA Christmas Lunch

The Monson Law Firm attended the Northshore Chapter of Professional Insurance Agent’s Christmas Luncheon at Keith Young’s in Madisonville. Pictured are Matthew Monson, Esq. and Alicia Stanley with Markel Corporation in front of the new Northshore PIA’s Disaster Response Trailer! Click here to view pictures!

Annual Installation and Holiday Banquet

The Monson Law Firm attended the New Orleans Chapter of Professional Insurance Agents Annual Installation and Holiday Banquet at the New Orleans Country Club. Pictured are New Orleans PIA President Brittany Davis Stoudt with Emergency Restoration Company, Mary Katherine Brown with Brown Claims Management, Ann’Lee Earles Inman, CISR, CPIA and Lauren Baudot, Esq. with The Monson Law Firm. Click here to view pictures!