Should an insurer be responsible for covering a particular claim? Does an insured have the right to benefits under certain circumstances? The answers to these questions are often the subject of intense disagreement between parties, and the reason why many come to our insurance lawyers for help.
We counsel insurance coverage law clients on matters related to director and officer, general liability, commercial property, commercial crime, pension and welfare benefit plans, employment practices, and other forms of insurance law. Further, an insurance lawyer from Hunter Lynch Law has extensive experience advising on cases that fall under existing insurance plans, as well as handling matters that occurred prior to the inception of coverage or following the expiration or cancellation of coverage.
Specifically, we have handled insurance coverage matters involving property damage, bodily injury, products liability, professional liability, theft, pension plans, errors and omissions, additional insured status, tail/run-off coverage, construction defects, construction bonds, insurance coverage in bankruptcy matters, and numerous other issues.
When required, we work efficiently with our corporate, real estate, employment, intellectual property, and bankruptcy attorneys to address our clients’ needs.
Insurance Coverage Litigation
When bad faith claims and other insurance coverage disputes arise, we advocate aggressively for our clients and have achieved successful results in mediation, arbitration, and the state and federal courts.
We regularly handle a full range of insurance matters, from routine to precedent-setting cases involving high exposure claims and emerging legal theories. With a core focus on providing practical coverage advice and effective representation to insurers, we have expertise across the spectrum of insurance lines, including, but not limited to: Commercial General Liability; ERISA, Life, Health & Disability; Professional Liability; Excess/Umbrella Liability; Property & Casualty; Errors & Omissions, Directors & Officers; OCIP/CCIP; Reinsurance; and Surety.
We understand the business of insurance and the reality that small decisions can sometimes have institutional impacts. We therefore strive to create a seamless and comprehensive partnership with our clients that provides end-to-end advice and counseling. This starts with a broad range of non-litigation services, including product development, policy drafting, claim management solutions, claim handling and statutory compliance training, claim review, and coverage advice. If litigation is necessary or unavoidable, the experience insurance claims attorneys have a proven record of defeating claims at the summary judgment stage and trial, and achieving creative and favorable results for clients through alternative dispute resolution proceedings.