INSURANCE COVERAGE, REINSURANCE & BAD FAITH LITIGATION
The firm regularly represents insurance companies in insurance coverage, reinsurance coverage and bad faith litigation. The firm prepares coverage opinions and advises on insurance policy interpretation and bad faith ramifications of corporate actions.
Representative areas of coverage litigation include environmental, claims for hazardous waste and toxic tort, employment practices, health and disability, products liability, long-term care, property, securities fraud, patent infringement, construction defect, real estate fraud, and related business torts that have been tendered for defense and indemnification under various types of insurance policies, including primary, umbrella and excess liability policies. The firm has extensive experience in handling high profile coverage litigation, and has acted as counsel in coverage actions in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Washington D.C.
In the area of Reinsurance, the firm is involved in advising carriers on packaging and presenting claims to reinsurers, as well as collection of reinsurance claims. The firms emphasis on reinsurance has been on asbestos and environmental matters. We are in the unique position of being able to coordinate with London-based firms to expedite the resolution of insurance matters.