The insurance industry faces many legal and financial threats as new coverage challenges continue to emerge. To get timely, economical, and favorable outcomes it is more important than ever that legal counsel understands complexities and nuances involved in all insurance markets and the different types of insurance policies they offer. At Chartwell Law, our coverage practice emphasizes complex disputes and the new and challenging issues confronting our insurance clients.
Since our firm’s inception in 2002, Chartwell Law’s insurance coverage attorneys have acted as both advisory and litigation counsel to domestic and foreign insurance companies. Our attorneys provide our clients with assistance in the analysis of disputed coverage claims involving insurance policies issued by all major insurance markets throughout the United States.
Chartwell regularly evaluates primary,umbrella, excess, captive insurance policies for coverage issues in wide-ranging topics, including:
We also are experienced in handling various insurance defense proceedings concerning bad faith in which our attorneys represent insureds, insurance policyholders, and third parties in actions involving allegations of improper claims handling, excessive reserving practices and breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, infliction of emotional distress and unfair business practices.
In addition to insurance coverage analysis and litigation, Chartwell Law’s client shave retained us to assist with statutory and regulatory compliance, review and drafting of insurance policies and reinsurance contracts, as well as with insurance department, reinsurance, and internal audits.
We have achieved successful results instate and federal courts throughout the country, at both the trial and appellate levels. We bring a pragmatic, cost-effective approach to these matters, coupled with significant litigation experience in the underlying claims for which coverage is being sought. We understand how to translate our clients’ valuable rights under contracts of insurance into effective legal remedies.