In today’s complicated business environment complex issues are continually raised regarding the application of insurance policies to the unique claims presented against insureds.
Coats Rose believes its long history of litigating and arbitrating these issues on behalf of insureds and insurance companies brings a unique history of knowledge and experience to its clients.
The policies have involved commercial/personal primary and excess liability policies, construction bonds, and unique insurance contracts such as ransom and extortion policies. In each instance, the needs of the client in determining what rights and responsibilities exist under these business contracts have been paramount to the firm.
We seek to assist our clients in utilizing their insurance policies as an asset in the handling of risks.
We provide insurance policy reviews to evaluate coverages for our clients as insureds and additional insureds.
Areas of Practice:
- Declaratory judgment actions
- Multi-year toxic tort coverage issues
- Maritime coverage work
- Additional insured issues
- First party coverage
- Pollution exclusion clause
- Duty to defend and indemnify
- Extracontractual statutory bad faith issues