We counsel insurance companies on first-party property coverage issues, collaborate with clients’ Special Investigation Units, coordinate outside experts and consultants in scene inspections, take examinations under oath, and represent insurance companies in appraisal and reference proceedings. We also serve as referees and umpires on reference and appraisal panels. We have extensive knowledge and experience in defending bad faith insurance claims.
We regularly prepare detailed coverage opinions. We prosecute and defend declaratory judgment actions; and defend first- and third-party claims under consumer protection insurance statutes and regulations, including class action and multi-district litigation. Because of our extensive knowledge of insurance statutory and regulatory frameworks, our clients also trust us with advice on policy-drafting and endorsements. We are at the forefront of cutting-edge litigation in the property insurance field.
Our appraisal and reference attorneys efficiently resolve disputes involving measure of damages regarding real property, contents and business interruption losses. We advise clients regarding their exposure, meet their goals, and deliver favorable outcomes.