Maria Quintero Quoted in Article on the Legal Issues Arising With Pokémon Go

July 18, 2016

Maria S. Quintero, a San Francisco-based partner in the Insurance Coverage practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was quoted in the article "Poking Around Legal Issues Associated With Pokémon Go," published by the Claims Journal on July 18, 2016. 

The article discuses the popular mobile gaming app, Pokémon Go, and the various hazards associated with playing the virtual game in the real world. Some of these hazards include players bumping into each other, distracted driving leading to car crashes and trespassing on private property. Ms. Quintero comments on the claim investigations concerning these hazards stating, "[A]djusters will need to determine the facts and circumstances of the loss in order to evaluate subrogation rights and whether there is any indication of comparative negligence."

Read the full article "Poking Around Legal Issues Associated With Pokémon Go" on the Claims Journal website. 

Maria devotes her practice within her firm's Insurance Services Group to assisting clients with all facets of insurance law including insurance litigation, coverage opinions, policy drafting and bad faith and extra-contractual disputes. Maria has extensive experience with commercial general liability and professional liability lines, and commercial and residential property lines.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.