Insurance

At Chaffe McCall, our experience in the insurance coverage area gives our attorneys the knowledge and skill to handle the most complex coverage and bad faith issues.

Chaffe McCall’s long history of representing insurer clients in insurance coverage matters consists primarily of representing domestic and foreign insurers on a variety of types of policies and coverages.  We counsel insurers regarding the extent of their coverage, and have successfully litigated, mediated, and arbitrated insurance coverage and bad faith disputes on behalf of insurers for decades.  Our lawyers have also drafted policies and advised clients on policy wordings. Our sophisticated group of attorneys has represented insurance companies in federal and state insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, involving matters arising under commercial and personal lines, including commercial general liability, life and disability insurance, property/casualty policies, excess and umbrella liability, marine, and energy.

Chaffe McCall’s Insurance practice encompasses a myriad of issues that can occur. This includes representation on:

  • Bad Faith/Extra Contractual
  • Casualty
  • Construction Defect
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Financial Lines
  • First-Party Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • Marine
  • Medical Risks
  • Product Liability
  • Self-Insured Retentions
  • Subrogation
  • Toxic and Mass Torts
  • Workers’ Compensation

Our lawyers possess a breadth of knowledge in many specialty coverage areas and work closely with our clients to determine the most effective strategy for their business. With attorneys who have dedicated their careers to the insurance industry, we have the knowledge, experience, and necessary relationships to provide a full range of legal services on a national basis.

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