First-Party Property Claims Defense

Our attorneys have practiced first-party property insurance defense for years, providing clients with extensive depth and knowledge that set us apart in the industry. We represent both domestic and international insurance carriers in a wide array of residential and commercial property insurance-related matters, including complex claim investigations/EUOs, coverage analysis, scope-and-pricing disputes, and extra-contractual/bad-faith allegations. Chartwell Law works closely with our clients to efficiently obtain the most favorable results while keeping litigation costs down whenever possible.

Our attorneys are leaders in their fields – including arson, wind, CAT, theft, flood, sinkholes, and daily claims – and are active members of industry associations. We routinely provide in-house training for clients and regularly present and publish materials of interest to our first-party property clients. We keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes and inform our clients of relevant updates.

We handle a wide array of claims, including those stemming from:

  • Wind/Hail
  • Plumbing/Appliance Failures  
  • Flood
  • Fire
  • Hurricanes
  • Mold
  • Sinkholes
  • Theft
  • Tornadoes
  • Vandalism
  • Biohazards/Pollutants
  • Earth Movement