If you have a dispute regarding insurance coverage, chances are our attorneys have substantive experience in the area. We have represented primary, excess and surplus lines insurers in disputes that have involved claims of breach of contract, negligence and common law and statutory bad faith. We have been involved in numerous settlement negotiations, and/or trials on behalf of insurance carriers.
Some clients also turn to our attorneys for other commercial litigation needs, including civil RICO lawsuits, class actions, labor and employment, and various types of contractual disputes.
Our attorneys are proud of the success we have had at the courthouse. Members of our firm have also achieved positions of responsibility and esteem in national and state advocacy organizations such as the Inn of Court, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, International Order of Barristers, National Bar Association, American Bar Association, American College of Trial Lawyers and others.
COVERAGE AND UNDERWRITING ADVICE
Our attorneys can assist clients in identifying coverage issues, analyzing these issues, and providing advice prior to the issuance of the policy, as well as throughout the course of coverage litigation and appeal.
We have represented insurance carriers in complex first-party and third-party coverage disputes as well as suits involving claims of bad faith, deceptive trade practices, insurance code violations and insurer negligence. Our experience also encompasses a variety of fields, including claims for personal injuries and property damage based on tort, contract and statutory theories of recovery. Our attorneys have represented various insurance companies in dozens of claims, from initial investigation through discovery, settlement, trial, and appeal.
REINSURANCE AND EXCESS
Our attorneys also have experience in the areas of excess and reinsurance coverage. We have represented the interests of excess carriers by monitoring and reporting the activities of primary carriers and counsel hired by them as well as reservation of rights issues.