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
  • Construct Defects
  • Energy
  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Financial Lines
  • First-party property losses
  • Intellectual Property
  • Marine
  • Medical Risks
  • Product Liability
  • Property
  • 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.

Featured News

  • Chaffe McCall Adds Group of Preeminent Insurance Attorneys

    Chaffe McCall strengthens its National Insurance Practice with the Addition of Recognized Attorneys Adelaida J. Ferchmin and Thomas H. Prince. (New Orleans, LA) – Chaffe McCall L.L.P.  welcomes experienced attorneys Adelaida “Adi” J. Ferchmin and Thomas H. Prince to the…More»

  • Hal Watson to speak at 27th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute

    Chaffe McCall admiralty and maritime attorney will serve in a variety of roles during the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute on February 28 – March 2, 2018, at New Orleans Board of Trade. Houston Partner, Harold “Hal” Watson will serve as…More»

  • Chaffe McCall Adds Recognized Insurance Attorney

    Chaffe McCall Expands Insurance Practice with Addition of Leah Nunn Engelhardt (New Orleans, LA) – Chaffe McCall L.L.P.  welcomes highly experienced attorney Leah Nunn Engelhardt as a Partner in the firm.  With over two decades of legal experience in complex insurance…More»

  • Firm mourns the passing of former Partner Charles L. Chassaignac III

    With deep sorrow, Chaffe McCall mourns the passing of  former New Orleans Managing Partner, Charles “Charlie” L. Chassaignac, who died on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at the age of 77. Charlie had an outstanding legal career as a Products Liability…More»