Meet Ken Feinberg, the Master of Disasters | | Observer

Source: Meet Ken Feinberg, the Master of Disasters | | Observer

 

A good profile of the ADR superstar (wherein I get some “ink”). – gwc

Meet Ken Feinberg – the Master of Disasters //NY Observer

“It’s certainly a triumph of branding. There’s no doubt about that,” said George Conk, a law professor at Fordham University and an expert on torts law. “He’s a dominant presence.”
“His real innovation may have been realizing that if you want a Resolution, you have to make sure everyone participates in a claims program. This means “you’ve got to offer just about everybody something, including people who have weak claims,” said Mr. Conk, the Fordham University professor. “You can’t pay fraudulent claims, but you can pay weak claims.”

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