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Resnick & Louis, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

Resnick & Louis, P.C. was founded in 2012 by Mitchell J. Resnick and Lena M. Louis, both of whom are highly respected attorneys in the legal and business communities, with over 40 years of collective experience. Together they have developed a team of diverse and experienced attorneys who are licensed to represent clients in various jurisdictions.

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Partner Announcement- Congratulations Emily K. Dotson

Resnick & Louis, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney Emily K Dotson has been named Partner at the firm. Emily is an experienced attorney practicing law in Arizona, New Mexico, and Florida. Emily’s practice is primarily focused on multi-party complex civil litigation in the areas of insurance law, personal injury litigation, construction law, construction defect, and general civil litigation. Emily handles most aspects of law related to transportation and trucking, including representing companies in personal injury and wrongful death cases, as well as assisting trucking companies, motor vehicle companies, motor vehicle dealerships and farm implement dealerships in a variety of areas including corporate, commercial, and tort matters. She also advises insurance companies related to a variety of insurance coverage matters as well as first-party property defense. Additionally, Emily also represents corporate clients in business transactions such as insurance procurement, real estate transactions, and corporate law. She may be contacted at: Email Address: edotson@rlattorneys.com Direct Phone & Fax: (602) 456-5108 FL Direct: (407) 219-9413 NM Direct: (505) 796-8262


Jennifer Boldi and Prescott Jones to speak at PLRB Western Regional Conference

Recent Property Case Law Update CPCU TX June 26, 2018 — 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 27, 2018 — 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jennifer A. Boldi, Partner, Resnick & Louis, P.C. Prescott T. Jones, Partner, Resnick & Louis, P.C. This session will teach: *Review current coverage and case law trends and improve your ability to forecast court decisions *Identify current regional issues and concerns in the property insurance field *Use reasoning skills to apply policy provisions to factual scenarios *Compare notes involving coverage challenges with other claims professionals from your region


Happy Holidays from Resnick & Louis!

We had a great time celebrating the holidays in our Scottsdale, Nevada and California offices. Thanks to everyone who made it out for the annual holiday parties with Resnick & Louis. Wishing our friends and families a Happy Holiday Season and even better New Year!


Mitchell Resnick Speaking at Lloyd’s on the Impact of Insurance One Year Post Trump

Mitchell Resnick will be speaking at the Managing General Agents Association (MGAA) state of the market brief on Monday, November 6th from 11:30-2:00 pm. He will be speaking on President Trump One Year later and the Impact on the USA Insurance Industry. The meeting will be held in the Old Lloyd’s library located in the Lloyd’s of London building in London UK, with several insurance carriers, MGA’s and Syndicates in attendance. You can view and download his presentation below: Lloyds Seminar FINAL If you missed the presentation in London you can view the podcast here: PODCAST Thank you to those that wrote articles on Mitch’s presentation with Lloyd’s that can be seen here: http://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/asia/news/breaking-news/could-trump-effect-boost-lloyds-84105.aspx


Electronic Logging Devices (ELD)– The deadline is coming…

Trucking Company Mandate as of December 18th, 2017 Drivers who are now required to use paper logs – records of duty status (RODS) -because they operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce motor vehicles weighing more than 10,000 pounds, or who carry haz-mat—need to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) in their vehicles, unless they meet one of the exemptions. This applies to commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) as defined by Part 49 CFR 390.5 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and drivers who are subject to the requirements of Part 49 CFR 395. Drivers who are exempt from using ELDs include: 1) drivers who operate within the 100-air-mile exemption; 2) non-CDL drivers operating within 150 air miles of their home base; 3) drivers in driveaway operations; 4) drivers operating vehicles with engines manufactured before the year 2000; and 5) drivers who use paper logs for not more than 8 days in a 30-day period The Case of ELD v. ABORD Soon to be a major motion picture coming to a theatre near you, we can expect to see litigation over just what is an ELD. An ELD is essentially the same as an ABORD, but to qualify as an ELD, the device must meet the minimum technical standards, be certified as well as registered with the FMCSA. The ELD must be synchronized with the ECM so that vehicle operations can be recorded, such as drive time and the ELD must put out standardized data for the benefit of enforcement officers. Manual overrides are allowed for special circumstances. The Enforcement Cases… The ELD Rule was adopted to increase the use of AOBRDs to promote safety and reduce the paperwork burden for motor carriers and drivers as well as transportation law enforcement officers. As with every lock, where there’s a pick waiting […]