Sullivan Hill’s Insurance Coverage group represents the interests of policyholders in maximizing insurance coverage for litigation matters and for losses under first party policies and represents insurance carriers in coverage disputes and litigation.
Our Insurance Coverage group has recovered tens of millions of dollars in wrongfully withheld insurance policy benefits for policyholder clients. We partner with insurance brokers and insurance consultants as appropriate to secure coverage and address insurance risks. Our attorneys are sought-after speakers that regularly serve as panelists on a variety of insurance coverage issues at bar association events, conferences and seminars.
Expert Resolution of Coverage Issues
We advise clients throughout California and Washington with respect to the availability of coverage, and the claims process. As insurance coverage practitioners, we represent and advise clients in the full spectrum of first-and third-party insurance contexts. We help our clients’ decision makers make informed business decisions by analyzing insurance policies to help them understand potential risks. Our attorneys also assist clients in negotiations with insurance underwriters and brokers to secure insurance policies that afford coverage for our clients’ particular anticipated and unanticipated risks.
Defense and Prosecution of Insurance Claims
We aggressively litigate insurance coverage issues on behalf of our clients – both prosecuting bad faith claims against insurers, and defending insurers from insurer reimbursement actions, including taking cases to trial if necessary. Our knowledge and experience spans all major property and casualty commercial insurance lines — including first-party Property and Business Interruption and third-party Comprehensive General Liability — as well as many specialty coverage areas, such as D&O, Auto, Excess/Umbrella, Cyber Liability, E&O/Professional Liability, Crime, Environmental, and Employment Liability Coverage. Many of our insurance matters focus on the construction industry, manufacturing industry, and commercial property ownership/property management.