If you were walking down the street and saw a one hundred-dollar bill, what would you do? Like anyone else, you would probably pick it up. So why do insurance carriers leave not hundreds but billions of dollars on the table annually?

The good news is that much of this money can be recovered using innovative legal strategies and techniques. From the outset of a claim, the potential for subrogation exists. But far too often, adjusters don’t ask the right questions, such as the “who, what, where, when, why, and how” to effectively identify subrogation opportunities.

By its very nature, subrogation provides complexities not universally understood. Even so, subrogation basics remain the same, regardless of whether it concerns a simple assessment of comparative negligence to effectively maneuver the legal system to collect on a judgment in China or something less complicated. Core considerations are:

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