Fields Howell attorneys have significant experience in all aspects of primary and excess commercial and homeowner’s property insurance. Our attorneys advise numerous insurers throughout the industry on first-party policy coverage issues in the United States and abroad. We’ve worked in a wide range of topics, including:
- Fire and Arson
- Hurricanes and Windstorm
- Water Damage
- Time Element Coverage
- Manuscript Policy Contractual Damages
- Industrial Catastrophe
- Civil Authority
- Commercial Crime
Fields Howell was selected to be national coordinating counsel for the Lloyd’s, London Binder Market with respect to monitoring and defending litigation brought in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Our team developed a comprehensive approach to guiding clients through the maze of various federal and state court rulings and administrative requirements regarding coverage issues that arose post-Katrina in the Gulf States.
Our attorneys routinely handle novel and diverse interpretation issues; analyze, investigate, and resolve coverage disputes; assist clients in reserving rights; investigate arson cause and origin claims; conduct examinations under oath; locate and prepare experts for trial; and position claims for litigation, should that be necessary, including filing and defending declaratory judgment actions. Our insurance expertise allows us to conduct discovery thoroughly and efficiently, often gaining a quick advantage.