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GENERAL LIABILITY & FIRST PARTY COVERAGES

KSW represents insurers throughout the claims handling process and monitors, mediates, litigates, and arbitrates matters with regard to various general liability, excess casualty and first party insurance claims.

In addition, KSW handles bad faith allegations brought against its insurance clients and is experienced in conducting claim file reviews and providing policy drafting advice and services. KSW supplies its clients with in-depth liability, damages, and other assessments in order to support the accurate evaluation of loss exposure and effective strategizing for resolutions.

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Partner

fwilmer@kswlaw.com

(914) 733-7790

GENERAL LIABILITY

KSW's General Liability and Excess Casualty Practice Area provides a full range of services to insurance clients that provide insurance coverage to: rail and trucking transport companies, municipal and governmental entities (including rail and transit authorities, motor carriers, warehouse operators and sellers of goods in transit), pharmaceutical companies, chemical, firearms, fireworks, and other types of product manufacturers, contractors and construction and design firms, retail stores, franchisees and distributors, media and advertising firms, and other small, mid-sized and large businesses of different types. KSW also has extensive experience representing insurers and reinsurers faced with major third-party liability claims arising from the release of hazardous substances into the environment.

FIRST PARTY INSURANCE COVERAGES

KSW's First Party Practice Area consists of the representation of traditional property insurers, as well as handling other first party issues, including cyber liability-related coverages, accident and health, transportation, political risk, and other claims brought under first party policies. KSW’s First Party Practice Area attorneys also have experience in drafting first party insurance policies.

 

KSW provides its clients with a full range of services concerning commercial, residential, and industrial property insurance and utilizes a team approach headed by attorneys with significant experience in litigating property coverage claims. The Firm’s property insurance practice includes handling claims involving building collapses, fire losses, water damages and industrial and manufacturing claims. KSW also provides in-depth investigation and evaluation of business interruption and extra expense claims along with the physical damage coverage; counsels and advises clients about these coverages; adjusts/monitors claims; conducts examinations under oath; defends coverage litigation; and represents clients in declaratory judgment actions.

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