Tort and Insurance Defense, Including First Party Property Insurance Coverage, Defense and Bad Faith Claims

The attorneys at Bressler have developed considerable experience in virtually all types of insurance defense work, including personal injury and tort defense litigation as well as property insurance disputes.  The members of the group represent insurers, insureds and self-insured entities in matters ranging from minor personal injury matters to catastrophic occurrences.  Many of these cases combine complex factual and legal issues concerning policy language and coverage requiring the experience of skilled litigators knowledgeable in identifying and defending claims under policies of insurance.

The Tort and Insurance Defense Practice Group is highly skilled in handling loss claims from inception through trial in state and federal courts. We work with our clients to identify and address the relevant facts, coverage issues and potential exposures, including the investigation and resolution of claims by way of Examinations Under Oath.  We are experienced with identifying and defending fraudulent claims as well as handling the assertion of bad faith claims. 

Our litigators are familiar with the claims environment, the panoply of experts needed to address these matters and how to handle the attorneys who typically represent plaintiffs.  In addition, the members of our group are highly skilled in claims litigation and management and have significant experience with mediations and arbitrations.

Some of the types of matters handled by the Tort and Insurance Defense Group include:

  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Coverage
  • Complex PIP cases
  • First Party Defense of Windstorm, Hurricane, Water, Fire, and Theft Claims
  • Bad Faith