Kansas City Business Journal: Lathrop Gage Practice Wins Big in Insurance Recovery


Lathrop Gage LLP partner William Beck has found an elusive moneymaking practice in today’s bum economy.

Beck and other Lathrop lawyers have built up one of the nation’s bigger practices in insurance recovery this year.

The firm’s 34 insurance recovery lawyers would have put it among the top 10 such U.S. practices by number of lawyers, according to a 2008 survey by industry publication Business Insurance.

Beck himself has recovered $33 million so far this year in insurance settlements, adding to his total of $150 million in the past 10 years. He said he didn’t know the firm’s total recovery. Read more ...


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