Richard P. Hastings, a personal injury attorney with the Connecticut-based firm of Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP, recently co-chaired a presentation to lawyers throughout the country entitled "Leveraging Colossus in Auto Accident Claim Recovery: Guidance for Counsel," for Strafford Publications of Atlanta, GA. Mr. Hastings was invited to participate in this webinar because of his experience in understanding insurance adjuster software and helping to maximize settlement offers in personal injury claims. Attorney Hastings instructed lawyers on how to maximize settlement offers when dealing with insurance adjusters who are using Colossus or some other type of computer software program in evaluating accident and injury claims.
Attorney Hastings was joined by Dr. Matthew DeGaetano, Program Director and Founder of the Personal Injury Institute of Dallas, Texas and Don J. Cervone, Sr. former insurance company claims specialist. Mr. Hastings and Mr. Cervone co-authored Adjuster Secrets: Attorney and Adjuster Tips and Techniques that Guarantee Larger Settlements. Mr. Hastings has co-authored two other books which went to number one and on Amazon.com's best-selling list for the insurance category and number one on the international category respectively. He has also written 11 other books on topics involving accident and injury cases and he has also published hundreds of articles and videos on numerous topics involving accident and injury law.
Attorney Hastings has been named a Connecticut Super Lawyer, 2010-2013, Personal Injury- Plaintiff, he is rated AV by Martindale its highest rating and is a member of its Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. He has been named a top attorney and best lawyer by numerous publications and is rated Superb (10/10) by AVVO an online consumer lawyer rating service. He has also been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Connecticut by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Hastings Cohan and Walsh, LLP has offices throughout the state of Connecticut and can be reached by calling a toll-free number at 888-244-5480 or by visiting their website at www.hcwlaw.com