Insurance

COVID -19 INTELLIGENCE

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, Chaffe McCall has created a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys to assist clients in dealing with the full array of COVID-19 legal concerns that could impact their business operations in several industries. Our goal is to give our clients the strategic information and advice they need to effectively and lawfully protect their employees and businesses during the pandemic and the reopening of commerce.

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 matters. 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
  • Energy
  • Excess and Umbrella Liability
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Marine
  • Property/Casualty Policies

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

  • Agriculture
  • Auto and Trucking Liability
  • Bad Faith/Extra-Contractual
  • Casualty
  • Construction Defect
  • Cyber
  • Energy
  • Environmental/ Latent Injury
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Financial Lines
  • First-Party Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • Inland Marine
  • Marine
  • Medical Risks
  • Product Liability
  • Professional 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.

Featured News

  • Chambers USA 2020 Rankings Announced

    Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffe McCall Attorneys with Top 2020 Rankings April 27, 2020 Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce that attorneys from its New Orleans and Houston offices have been recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in the 2020 Chambers USA:…More»

  • Firm Mourns the Passing of Former Chaffe McCall Partner Robert Bryan Deane

    Longtime partner Robert “Bob” Deane, an integral member of Chaffe McCall’s Marine and Admiralty practice, passed away on May 1, 2020.  Bob joined Chaffe McCall in 1959 and practiced in the firm’s New Orleans office for over 42 years.   At Chaffe McCall, Bob had an outstanding legal career in litigation,  focusing his…More»

  • United States Supreme Court Decision on Safe Berth Clause

    Recently, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision in CITGO Asphalt Refining Co. v. Frescati Shipping Co., Ltd.(“ATHOS I”). In a 7-2 majority opinion, the Court affirmed the judgment of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, holding a safe berth clause…More»

  • Chaffe McCall Responds to the COVID‐19 Outbreak

    Chaffe McCall remains open and operating at full strength. To our valued clients, friends, and colleagues: We hope that you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite this unusual and highly complex environment, Chaffe McCall is…More»