Insurance Coverage & Defense
Navigating the world of technical insurance policies takes specialized expertise. The attorneys at Shoecraft Burton have over 50 years of combined experience in assisting their clients in analyzing insurance policies and contracts, evaluating coverage issues from the mundane to the complex, and investigating complex coverage issues. Over the years the firm’s attorneys have analyzed thousands of insurance policies including, but not limited to, all personal lines policies, CGL, BOP, BAP, D &O, and E&O policies. The firm has authored hundreds of coverage opinions and has litigated as many coverage issues through summary judgment, trial and appeal where necessary.
Not only has the firm been engaged to render coverage advice but it has been retained repeatedly to defend insureds in a variety of third party lawsuits arising out of property, automobile, professional liability and general liability. The firm has also litigated coverage disputes on behalf of policy holders. The firm’s attorneys are not only competent lawyers but are litigation strategist and are able to access the strength of a defense, resolving the matter through negotiation or mediation when in the best interest of the client or aggressively litigating the matter through trial and appeal. On behalf of its clients the firm has obtained a myriad of favorable outcomes.