Insurance Defense and Coverage

Attorneys in Phillips Murrah’s Insurance Defense and Coverage Practice Group represent national and local insurance carriers and their insureds through negotiated settlements, dispositive motions, trial representation and appellate advocacy. We are sensitive to the practical goals of insurers and handle claims and disputes expeditiously. Our legal team addresses all aspects of defense involving insurance companies’ duties and obligations under set policies. Attorneys in the Insurance Defense & Coverage Practice Group are experienced in all aspects of insurance coverage disputes from initial evaluations and drafting reservation of rights on behalf of the carrier to representation of carriers and self-insured corporations in state and federal courts.

Our legal team is experienced in the defense of:

  • General liability claims
  • Business litigation and disputes, including contract and investment/securities disputes
  • Personal injuries, physical, emotional and/or reputational, including intentional torts and assaults
  • Property damage
  • Financial liability and regulatory violations
  • Transportation negligence
  • Automobile liability
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Law enforcement liability
  • Municipal and government liability
  • Medical liability
  • Officers and Directors liability
  • Professional liability, non-medical

Attorneys at Phillips Murrah also address disputes related to insurance companies’ duties and policy holders’ rights under their policies. We provide expert representation regarding initial evaluations, formal coverage opinions, reservation of rights, claim resolution, and federal and state court representation in related coverage, extra-contractual and declaratory judgment actions. Our legal team is experienced in handling coverage analysis and resolution of claims involving all aspects of:

  • Commercial general liability and casualty policies
  • Property, life, title and homeowner insurance
  • Claims, insurance coverage and bonds related to construction
  • Automobile coverage
  • Director and officer claims
  • Professional liability claims
  • Pollution and environmental claims
  • Employment-related claims
  • ERISA and benefits contracts and policies