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How to investigate a customer’s loss (Part 3).

  • February 27th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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In Parts 1 and 2, I discussed inspecting the scene of your customer’s loss.  This post continues with additional sources of information to consider in your investigation, including information about using highly skilled experts to defend your company.  

How to investigate a customer’s loss (Part 1).

  • February 27th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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“YOU HAVE BEEN SUED” reads the piece of paper some otherwise friendly-looking process-server has just handed you.  Or perhaps you received a letter from an insurance company claiming you have caused damages and demanding payment in lieu of the lawsuit…

How courts are eroding exculpatory clauses and what you can do about it.

  • February 27th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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A review of case law over the past thirty years shows that in much of the country there has been an erosion in the enforceability of exculpatory clauses and subrogation waivers.  In states where such clauses were once routinely upheld,…

How ADT Security Services, Inc. v. Lisle-Woodridge Fire District could affect the future of alarm monitoring.

  • February 27th, 2013
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Competition for alarm products and monitoring services is everywhere—the internet, big-box stores, new entrants into the market, and mergers of  mega-companies all threaten your business.   But could the place in which you conduct business be a threat to you…

What do contract provisions limiting liability and damages really mean?

  • February 27th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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Those  of you who deal with  end-users  of alarm  products have contracts with your  customers  that contain provisions limiting your  company’s  liability and  limiting the  damages  recoverable  from  your  company.  But  what  do  those contract provisions really mean? 

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