McGivney, Kluger & Cook successfully represents many of the nation’s largest insurers. We are proud that our relationships with insurers have been long-lasting since the firm’s founding more than 20 years ago. We handle a wide variety of insurance coverage law including: casualty coverage under commercial general liability policies, umbrella and excess policies; employment practice liability insurance; extra-contractual and bad faith; personal lines coverage for home and auto; professional liability coverage; property coverage; reinsurance; and specialty coverage lines.
Our coverage attorneys practice in all aspects of insurance litigation, such as:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution. We handle every form of dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation – anywhere in the country.
Coverage Advice. We answer coverage questions and develop prudent claims handling strategies. Our attorneys successfully resolve insurance claims before policy holders resort to litigation.
Policy Wording. We draft language for policies including those concerning new or industry-specific issues to ensure our clients anticipate, evaluate and insure against ever-changing risks.
Regardless of the type of coverage at issue or the posture of the claim, McGivney, Kluger & Cook’s strategies are practical and proven. We have handled coverage claims in various jurisdictions across the country. Our track record includes litigating and advising clients on coverage claims involving: additional insureds; transportation; catastrophes (hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods); construction defects; personal and advertising injury; pollution, mold, asbestos and other toxic torts; and premises liability.
Our coverage law attorneys also address a wide range of claims under Employment Practice Liability Insurance (EPLI) coverage, such as sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, as well as professional liability claims concerning: architects and engineers; attorneys; design professionals; insurance professionals; real estate agents and brokers; and others. We also represent insurers on property coverage disputes arising from virtually every peril.
Another critical part of our insurance coverage practice deals with representing insurers facing extra-contractual and bad faith issues. We do so regularly in various jurisdictions across the country. McGivney, Kluger & Cook assists its clients with implementing internal procedures in order to avoid potential bad faith claims. However, if and when such claims are made, we help insurers effectively respond to them.
The experience of our coverage practice has resulted in a document database compiled of virtually every coverage issue in nearly every state. This makes McGivney, Kluger & Cook uniquely qualified to address the broad range of coverage claims no matter where they may arise and no matter under what type of policy coverage may be sought. This enables us to add value to our clients, regardless of the size or location of the claim.