Insurance Coverage Litigation & Counseling
Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP’s Insurance Coverage Litigation and Counseling practice advises policyholders on various coverage matters and represents them in disputes with their insurers relating to coverage.
Our attorneys have successfully pursued the recovery of insurance proceeds for our clients from domestic and foreign insurance companies. Our experience in insurance-related matters, coupled with our well-known litigation and trial capabilities, makes us strong advocates for policyholders from all types of industries. We have particular expertise in counseling policyholders regarding coverage for liabilities arising from products hazards, asbestos and environmental contamination claims, Directors & Officers (D&O) coverage, Errors & Omissions (E&O) coverage, and employment practices liability coverage. Our lawyers have substantial experience with complex insurance programs, often comprised of diverse types of insurance policies issued by numerous insurers and extending back many decades.
While we are known for our willingness to litigate claims through trial, we also have extensive experience in evaluating and advising our clients with respect to settlement opportunities, negotiating settlements when they are reasonable and appropriate, and filing claims in and recovering insurance proceeds from bankruptcy proceedings, liquidation programs and U.K.-based schemes of arrangement.
Recent representative matters include:
- Representing major manufacturer of agricultural products in insurance coverage litigation, brought against scores of insurers to enforce coverage in connection with putative class action products liability claims.
- Negotiating and overseeing indemnification program in which client is reimbursed by its insurers for its continuing compensation of claimants under terms of settlement of nationwide class action suit.
- Representing major provider of testing and inspection services in defense of and cross-claims for indemnification relating to personal injury claims.