Tort Liability Defense Attorneys
The Firm’s tort liability defense attorneys have represented both domestic and foreign insurers in defending insureds covered by liability insurance. The Group’s experience is broad, ranging from simple cases to complex litigation with multiple parties. The tort attorneys work closely with their clients to establish effective case management strategy.
The Firm’s litigators have substantial experience in the following areas:
- Accounting Malpractice
- Automobile Liability
- Construction Defect
- Design Professional Malpractice
- Environmental and Toxic Waste
- Landowner Liability
- Legal Malpractice
- Medical Malpractice
- Officer and Director Liability
- Products Liability
- Real Estate Broker Liability
- Wrongful Termination
Insurance Coverage and Related Services
Higgs Fletcher & Mack insurance attorneys have extensive experience in all types of insurance law matters. The Insurance Group is experienced and knowledgeable in the representation of insurers and policy holders on matters of coverage opinions and in providing in-depth insurance policy analysis for policy holders to assist in the securing of policy benefits. The Group’s attorneys also represent insurance companies in the defense of claims of bad faith. Extensive courtroom experience has provided the insurance attorneys with the ability to foresee litigation costs and to seek alternate remedies such as arbitration, mediation or early settlement attempts. With proven trial results, early favorable settlements are often reached, avoiding the fees and cost incurred in litigation.
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Insurance Issues for Vintners & Brewers
There are four basic types of insurance that every business should consider: property, liability, worker’s compensation and business interruption.
For breweries and wineries, additional types of coverage include crop insurance; to cover your grapes or hops, storage and transportation, intellectual property, product withdrawal expenses and liquor liability. The amount of insurance you need should be measured against your risk tolerance. We at Higgs Fletcher & Mack can help walk you through the risks your company face and protect the investment of time, energy and capital you have put into your business.