Insurance Coverage

Insurance Coverage Attorneys In Albany, New York

AM Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance AttorneysThe experienced insurance coverage attorneys at O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First include specialists in virtually all types of insurance policies, including commercial property, inland marine, builder's risk, professional liability (errors and omissions or E&O), directors and officers (D&O), commercial and personal automobile, homeowners, personal liability, umbrella liability and commercial general liability.

At O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, our lawyers provide representation to insurers in first-party and third-party claim-related matters, giving advice and defending contractual and extra-contractual claims and litigation. We know that in this challenging environment, any insurance dispute requires an immediate assessment of exposure to extra-contractual claims, the proper timing of responses and investigation, as well as potential implications of decisions made in each dispute. We provide knowledgeable legal counsel and determined advocacy, while working closely with our insurer clients to ensure efficient, cost-effective legal solutions. As each coverage dispute is unique, we work with our clients to develop a plan for resolution, which may include positioning the matter for settlement either through interim agreements, negotiations among counsel, mediation, or formal arbitration or litigation.

New York Insurance Coverage Disputes

We represent insurers throughout New York and Vermont on a wide range of insurance coverage disputes including bad faith and extra-contractual litigation, environmental and complex torts coverage, general liability coverage, inland marine, builder's risk, directors and officers' liability coverage, excess and surplus lines, insurance fraud, professional liability, commercial property, commercial auto, personal auto, homeowners, personal liability and umbrella liability.

Our lawyers are active in state and national insurance organizations including the Defense Research Institute, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the International Association of Defense Counsel and lecture frequently on insurance coverage issues. We are skilled trial attorneys, practiced advocates in mediations or arbitrations, and well-informed advisors who can help clients develop and evaluate strategies for the cost-effective and timely resolution of insurance coverage disputes, whether they involve relatively straightforward claims or complex insurance coverage litigation.

Contact Us

For more information about our insurance coverage practice, please contact Dianne C. Bresee.