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When a policyholder disputes a decision about coverage, insurers want us in their corner. From drafting a coverage analysis to settlement advice and everything in between, we help insurers successfully navigate insurance coverage disputes with creative solutions and exceptional service.
We know what insurers need.
Insurance companies face distinctive challenges when it comes to coverage disputes. We get straight to the point with practical advice about risks and potential outcomes. With hands-on service and skill, we have earned a reputation for fierce advocacy and strong results, whether in negotiations or litigation.
Our insurance litigators are an experienced team of problem-solvers, focused on providing cost-effective solutions and exceptional service to insurers. We have the bench strength to handle the largest and most complex claims and the resources and skilled support staff to handle a large volume of files.
We provide coverage opinions based on our experience with issues arising from policies including automobile, commercial general liability, homeowners, and municipal liability. We have rendered opinions on a variety of issues, both in relation to first party claims in which the insured is seeking compensation under the policy, and third party claims for which the insured is seeking a defence and indemnity
We evaluate the merits of claims and outline the best course of action for matters that include, evidence and procedure, coverage analysis and revisions, opinion letters, bad faith and extra-contractual claims, declaratory judgment actions and liability claim files, and the allocation of loss between insurers and between insurer and policyholder. We handle coverage matters including evidence, case management, discovery disputes, privileged documents, policy coverage and exclusions, duty to defend, and assessing priority between multiple insurers.
We are ready to help.
Our lawyers know the complex details of the insurance industry and stay on top of the emerging areas of insurance coverage. Our forward-thinking strategies avoid and manage risk by helping our clients stay current on coverage and tort issues, as well as providing advice on how to handle claims to prevent future litigation.
Our experienced insurance lawyers have one focus: to protect the interests of insurers in coverage disputes.
Contact our team today.
Condominium Corporation No. 0213028 v Pasera Corporation, 2016 ABQB 477
ING Insurance Company of Canada v Harder, 2007 ABQB 63