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Insurance Recovery

Insurance coverage issues, particularly those arising in complex commercial claims, are among the most challenging in the law.  Brouse has been at the forefront of these legal developments for more than 30 years.  The firm’s insurance coverage clients include both U.S. and foreign businesses in many industries and of all sizes, from closely held corporations to Fortune 100 Companies.  For these clients, we have obtained recoveries ranging from hundreds of thousands to the hundreds of millions of dollars.  Our lawyers also have taken the lead in critical amicus efforts in both federal and state courts to develop and protect the law for the benefit of policyholders.

Brouse lawyers also are versatile.  They are experienced at working with clients to devise claim and litigation approaches appropriate for claims of all types, ranging from modest disputes, including those with potentially broad precedential implications, to bet-the-company cases.  The firm has experience with the following types of claims, among others:

  • Environmental claims
  • Asbestos claims
  • Lead paint claims
  • Mold claims
  • Silica claims
  • Intellectual property claims
  • Directors and officers liability claims
  • Crime coverage claims
  • Product liability claims
  • Construction defect claims
  • Builder’s risk claims
  • Property claims for losses from fire and other catastrophic events
  • Hurricane claims
  • Employment practices liability claims
  • Workers’ compensation claims
  • Professional services claims
  • Securities claims
  • Aircraft claims

In many instances, the firm has been able to assist clients in obtaining insurance recoveries without resorting to litigation.  When necessary, Brouse has litigated coverage cases to conclusion, including litigating such cases through the highest appellate levels.  In short, we can assist clients in interpreting and evaluating insurance policy provisions, formulating sound coverage positions, and implementing effective coverage litigation strategies.  The breadth and depth of our experience in this area, and our long record of success, place us among the leading policyholder coverage firms in the country.