Rohini Palit

Rohini Palit is an attorney and Executive Claims Examiner for Products Liability Claims at Markel in Deerfield, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. Ms. Palit joined Markel in 2007 as a Senior Claims Attorney, and, thereafter, assumed the role of an Executive Claims Examiner. Ms. Palit began her career at Markel overseeing a wide array of professional liability product lines, which included, over the years, Lawyers, Insurance Agents & Brokers, Architects & Engineers, Miscellaneous Errors & Omissions and Employment Practices Liability. Ms. Palit is presently focused on Products Liability Claims.

Prior to joining Markel, Ms. Palit was in private practice as an attorney, and represented clients in professional liability, insurance coverage, general liability and other matters in jury and non-jury cases in state and federal court in Illinois. In addition, Ms. Palit has worked for other professional and general liability insurers on various professional and general liability product lines, including Lawyers, Accountants, Architects & Engineers, Securities, Directors and Officers, Public Entities, Non-Profit Directors and Officers, Long Term Care, Medical Malpractice and Trade Credit Insurance. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar and received both her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Illinois.

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One of the more frustrating aspects of defending power tool cases occurs during the deposition of the plaintiff – at the point where he attempts to describe in minute detail how his accident happened. Then, at trial, just when you think you have the plaintiff “nailed down” to a specific accident scenario, his testimony seems to describe a completely different event. With enough wiggle room in his testimony, a well-coached plaintiff can describe his accident…