Innovative litigators with a reputation for excellence
Our firm has been representing insurers and their insureds since its inception. Collectively, our partners have over 100 years of insurance defense litigation experience, and each has well over a decade of experience in this area of law. The high level of experience of all of our attorneys and staff will benefit you, our client, at every stage of litigation, including trial.
While other firms may treat all insurance defense cases in the same generic, routine and monotonous manner, our firm prides itself on its reputation for developing innovative, case-specific defense strategies. In each case, we provide our insurer clients with a results-oriented, cost-effective defense while ensuring client involvement and interaction throughout the process. We understand the best possible results will only be achieved when we work closely with the claim representative, whose vast knowledge of the specific case at issue is invaluable. Our firm emphasizes early and aggressive case management in order to attempt to quickly determine the specific and unique issues of each case and whether those issues can be resolved or require further litigation.
Our attorneys are litigators and collectively have tried hundreds of cases. Our firm has the litigation experience and knowledge that come only from trying cases, such as the typical jury pool in a certain jurisdiction, the general disposition of the judge presiding over your case, and much more. Our litigation team handles a full range of insurance defense matters, including litigation in the following areas:
- Commercial liability
- General liability
- Auto coverage
- Construction defects
- Toxic torts
- ERISA & employee benefits
- Health care
- Product liability
- Property (personal lines/homeowner as well as commercial property)
In addition, we litigate first and third-party coverage disputes, provide pre-suit coverage opinions, and have addressed underwriting issues relating to document retention and file management with several of our insurer clients.
Our attorneys are admitted to practice at every level of the state and federal court systems in Florida and Louisiana. If a case is appealed, our attorneys are experienced in representing clients as both appellees and appellants. Our insurance defense litigation practice also includes active participation in the alternative dispute resolution/mediation process, and we assist clients with, and steer opposing counsel towards, the retention of the best mediator for the case at issue, rather than constantly utilizing the same individuals.