Crane & Rigging Hot Line Magazine
When a crane accident happens and an attorney is appointed by an insurance company to defend an insured from a claim, the insureds often ask themselves whether this attorney really represents the interests of the crane owner. Denver Construction Litigation attorney Ryan Warren, who is also a certified crane operator, explores the relationship between the insured crane company, its insurance carrier, and the insurance-appointed attorney for the July 2012 issue of Crane & Rigging Hot Line Magazine.
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About Ryan Warren
Ryan Warren is an experienced AV Peer Review Rated civil trial attorney whose practice focuses on construction and business disputes. His experience covers a range of complex litigation matters, including breach of contract, partnership disputes, liens, construction defect, delay claims, and insurance coverage disputes. He advises clients, negotiates on their behalf, and represents them aggressively in litigation when necessary. Mr. Warren’s clients range from individuals and small companies to a company with more than $2 billion in assets.
Mr. Warren is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. He is also a certified crane operator, and is highly adept in defending crane-related accidents involving both personal injury and property damage claims in the millions of dollars. He is believed to be the only licensed crane operator/attorney in the U.S. Mr. Warren has a unique and deep understanding of the interplay between OSHA's regulations, the ASME standards, crane manufacturer recommendations, and crane safety-related association recommendations and how those varying standards apply to crane operations.
Mr. Warren is a frequent educational speaker, instructing construction, corporate, and insurance professionals in numerous legal areas.