Insurance Coverage Defense

For nearly 40 years, Coddington, Hicks & Danforth has provided comprehensive representation to insurance companies in insurance coverage disputes and litigation pending throughout the nation. Our attorneys assist clients by evaluating complex coverage issues and providing answers to difficult questions of policy interpretation and application.

Despite taking every precaution, coverage disputes can arise. When they do, our lawyers are prepared to aggressively assist our clients. We handle all aspects of large-scale insurance coverage litigation, including complex case-management issues, venue questions and choice of law considerations. In addition, we defend insurers in bad faith actions involving coverage claims such as refusal to defend and refusal to indemnify.

A Wide Variety of Services for Resolving Insurance Coverage Issues

We assist insurance companies with all types of insurance coverage matters, including:

  • Reviewing and interpreting policies and policy language
  • Resolving claims
  • Assisting with claims handling
  • Litigating coverage disputes
  • Counseling services to help insurance companies minimize the risk of coverage disputes

Our attorneys have experience handling complex coverage issues arising from environmental and pollution claims, ground water contamination, water loss and mold claims, mass disasters, employment claims and nuisance claims. Policies we deal with on a regular basis include:

  • Aviation and product liability
  • Personal and commercial motor vehicle
  • Homeowners and renters
  • Commercial general liability
  • Property and casualty
  • Professional liability
  • Environmental and construction
  • Life and disability
  • Directors and officers
  • Errors and omissions
  • Umbrella and excess liability
  • Cyber insurance

Based on our substantial experience in fire-related matters and insurance claims, we counsel and represent insurers who suspect possible arson or fraud in fire loss and theft claims. We routinely counsel insurance company special investigation units regarding compliance with state regulations and fraud detection and prevention.

For More Information About Insurance Coverage Defense

To discuss your insurance coverage issue with a skilled lawyer, we invite you to call Coddington, Hicks & Danforth in Redwood City and Santa Monica, California, at 650-592-5400 to arrange a consultation.