What We Do

SMBP is more than just a subrogation law firm.  In addition to our team of exceptional attorneys and unparalleled results both in and out of the courtroom, SMBP’s outstanding claims staff delivers nationwide, integrated subrogation services, and handle all aspects of a subrogation loss from the initial claim filed by the insured to final recovery, to maximize our clients’ subrogation recoveries.

Subrogation Solutions

Through our national network of attorneys and proprietary case management and tracking system, CaseVision™, SMBP provides our clients with nationwide representation and a single source solution for all their subrogation needs.

  • Claims review and analysis for subrogation potential
  • Loss investigation
  • Early and cost-efficient claims resolution
  • Recommend legal options and strategies
  • Initiate lawsuit
  • Advocate for client’s interest
    • Intercompany arbitration
    • Civil arbitration
    • Jury trials
  • Engage in Arbitrations and Trials
  • Negotiate Settlements
    • Mediation
    • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Post Judgment collection


With CaseVision™, our clients know the precise status of an open claim in real time, can view lawsuit details, including relevant court documents and results, and conduct audits of all related expenses on-demand, resulting in a seamless, consistent, and reliable claims management experience.

Practice Areas

Auto and Property Subrogation

On the majority of claims, whether property damage, med-pay, or both, the responsible party is covered by liability insurance. These cases often offer the highest potential for recovery as well as the most challenges as contested litigation is often necessary. SMBP is dedicated to subrogation litigation and all our attorneys handle contested litigation effectively and efficiently focusing on maximum recovery.

Catastrophic Loss Subrogation

SMBP offers our clients extensive knowledge and expertise in pursuing recovery against the responsible parties in a catastrophic loss claim, whether manufacturer, service provider, builder, or other entity. SMBP is called to the scene of a property often within days of the loss by our clients, works to secure the scene and preserve evidence, retains the most knowledgeable experts, and ensures effective communication with all relevant and necessary parties.

Worker’s Compensation Subrogation

When an insured’s employee files a workers’ compensation claim and a third-party may be responsible for the employee’s injury, SMBP aggressively pursues recovery of the amounts paid under the insured’s workers’ compensation coverage through strong negotiations and litigation with a keen focus on maximizing recovery potential.

Uninsured Motorist Subrogation

When the responsible party is uninsured, recovery from the responsible party can be frustrating, tedious, and expensive. SMBP works diligently to obtain a recovery directly from the responsible party without filing a lawsuit. When this proves unsuccessful, SMBP ensures that our clients expended resources only on those claims with a highest chance for recovery.

Insurance Coverage

When a responsible party’s liability insurance coverage is contested by his or her insurer, SMBP aggressively prosecutes and defends coverage litigation to maximize applicable coverage, boost recovery potential, and protect our clients’ subrogation rights.

Who We Represent

We are proud to serve a broad range of clients, including

  • Insuretech companies
  • National auto insurance carriers
  • National property insurance carriers
  • Third-party administrators
  • Regional insurance carriers
  • Specialty insurance carriers
  • Rental car companies
  • Self-insured entities
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