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13 09, 2017

Your Insured Just Filed Bankruptcy, Now What?

By | 2017-09-13T09:42:29+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Articles, Financial, Newsletter|0 Comments

Your Insured Just Filed Bankruptcy, Now What? In a bankruptcy proceeding, a preference claim “dunning” letter is initiated by the bankruptcy trustee. The trustee has the authority to request the return of certain payments on any and all unsecured debts during the 90-day pre-bankruptcy “preference period.” Insurance companies are not immune to a bankruptcy dunning [...]

6 09, 2017

10 Tactics and Advantages Debtors Have When You File Suit for Debt Recovery

By | 2017-09-06T09:02:03+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on 10 Tactics and Advantages Debtors Have When You File Suit for Debt Recovery

10 Tactics and Advantages Debtors Have When You File Suit for Debt Recovery By: Dennis Falletti It is well-known that litigation costs and business failures have risen over the past 24 months. The economy has taken its toll across the board in every industry. Today, bankruptcies are at an all time high, but even more [...]

30 08, 2017

Q&A with Mark Dierking

By | 2017-08-30T13:47:20+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Articles, Newsletter, Spotlights|Comments Off on Q&A with Mark Dierking

Q&A with Mark Dierking Q: Can you tell me a little about yourself and your experience? A: I’ve been with Brown & Joseph for about 2 years now. I have an accounting degree. I also had the successful achievement of passing the CPA exam. I have over 25 years of experience in the financial services [...]

30 08, 2017

Q&A with Wayne Vidzicki

By | 2017-08-30T13:42:31+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Articles, News, Newsletter, Spotlights|Comments Off on Q&A with Wayne Vidzicki

Wayne Vidzicki Q&A Q: Can you tell me a little about yourself? A: I’m Wayne Vidzicki. I’m the Director of Collections and Premium Audit at Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies. I’ve been there 15 years - started in collections and did that for about a year and a half. During that year and a half, [...]

22 08, 2017

When is litigation the answer?

By | 2017-08-24T15:36:39+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Articles, Financial|Comments Off on When is litigation the answer?

When is litigation the answer? By: Dennis Falletti To sue, or not to sue? That is the question. The economy has taken its toll on court rooms all across America. The results are that the odds are stacking up against corporate America when it comes to collecting past due accounts. Is civil litigation worth your [...]

16 08, 2017

What is the “hidden value” of written-off receivables?  

By | 2017-08-24T15:37:13+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Articles, Financial|Comments Off on What is the “hidden value” of written-off receivables?  

What is the "hidden value" of written-off receivables? By: Dennis Falletti To determine the value of receivables written off to bad debt, you must first evaluate your current litigation policy. More specifically, the receivables that do not meet your litigation threshold. It is these accounts that have basically received a “free pass” from additional collection [...]

25 07, 2017

NAMIC Welcomes Newest Associate Member

By | 2017-08-30T15:39:45+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on NAMIC Welcomes Newest Associate Member

NAMIC Welcomes Newest Associate Member FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ITASCA, IL – July 13, 2017 Brown & Joseph, Ltd. is proud to announce its recent approval by NAMIC as an Associate Member.  “As NAMIC’s newest Associate Member, Brown & Joseph is a welcome addition to the association membership,” said Charles Chamness, President and Chief Executive [...]

25 07, 2017

Workers Comp. Second Placement Program

By | 2017-08-14T11:27:21+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Workers Comp. Second Placement Program

Workers Comp. Second Placement Program Brown & Joseph, Ltd. is the nation’s only collection agency dedicated to insurance creditors. We are an approved vendor by the National Workers Compensation Reinsurance Association (NWCRA) through the NCCI, an Associate Member of NAMIC, as well as a proud supporter of the Insurance Collection Executives (ICE). Brown & Joseph’s [...]

25 07, 2017

Brown & Joseph, Ltd. Completes SSAE 18

By | 2017-08-14T11:27:00+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Brown & Joseph, Ltd. Completes SSAE 18

Brown & Joseph, Ltd. Completes Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ITASCA, IL – July 25, 2017 Brown & Joseph, Ltd. has announced that it recently completed its examination in conformity with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 18.  Completion of the SSAE 18 Type II [...]

27 07, 2016

Brown & Joseph to unveil website

By | 2017-08-14T11:26:21+00:00 July 27th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Brown & Joseph to unveil website

Brown & Joseph to unveil nation's only collections agency website FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ITASCA, ILLINOIS Brown & Joseph, Ltd. is unveiling the nation’s only collections agency website dedicated to insurance creditors at www.brownandjoseph.com.  The unique site was created to fulfill the complex receivable needs expressed by major domestic and international carrier, reinsurer, captive, agent/broker, [...]