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Insurance Litigation & Coverage Counseling

We handle all types of insurance disputes, including coverage litigation and indemnity disputes for both insurers and policyholder clients.  These include general policy disputes, late notice of claim disputes, failure to cooperate claims, insured misrepresentation claims, and indemnitee and subrogee claims.

Recent notable decisions:

  • First Roumanian American Congregation v. GuideOne Mutual Ins. Co., 11-cv-1467, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33447 (S.D.N.Y. 2012).  Obtained dismissal of claims by insured for depreciation holdback in connection with actual cash value payments made after destruction of insured's historic Synagogue in Manhattan.

  • East Midwood Jewish Ctr. v CNA Ins. Co., 72 A.D.3d 877, 898 N.Y.S.2d 662 (2d Dep’t 2010): Obtained a declaratory judgment, affirmed on appeal, for indemnitee and its subrogee for reimbursement of legal fees and expenses incurred in defending an underlying personal injury lawsuit.

  • Yeshiva Ohr Torah Community School, Inc. v Zurich Am. Ins. Co., 78 A.D.3d 686, 910 N.Y.S.2d 517 (2d Dep’t 2010):  Obtained appellate reversal of summary judgment awarded to an indemnitor in connection with the claims of indemnitee and its subrogee for reimbursement of fees and expenses incurred in defending an underlying personal injury lawsuit.

 

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