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Insurance Litigation

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The team at Chehardy Sherman Williams has extensive experience with complex insurance programs. We frequently work with risk managers and consultants to reconstruct historical insurance programs by retrieving or substantiating the existence of lost policies. We assist clients in evaluating claims for settlement purposes and assuring a reasonableness derived from a strong process.

Chehardy Sherman Williams has extensive experience with first-party property damage and business-interruption claims. We have represented many clients with substantial claims resulting from Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters including tornadoes, floods, and fires.

Assistance & Experience in a Range of Issues

The experienced attorneys at Chehardy Sherman Williams can also counsel clients on insurance procurement. We assist risk managers in evaluating policy forms presented by brokers and insurers and performing “audits” of corporate insurance programs. We also have extensive experience working with coverage issues related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Chehardy Sherman Williams has a substantial amount of litigation experience involving:

  • General liability coverage
  • Directors and officers liability coverage
  • First-party property coverage, including business interruption
  • Products liability coverage
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Environmental insurance coverage
  • Asbestos coverage
  • Noise-induced hearing loss coverage
  • Solvents, diesel fumes, silica dust, heavy metals, radiation, and similar “long tail” latent injury claims
  • Toxic tort coverage
  • Disaster coverage
  • Business tort coverage
  • Fidelity coverage
  • Financial institution coverage
  • Intellectual property coverage
  • Captive insurers pursuing reinsurance claims
  • Boiler & Machinery coverage
  • Warranty insurance coverage
  • Special risk coverages
  • Problems with insolvent insurers

At Chehardy Sherman Williams, we have the capacity and litigation support resources to handle everything from complex multi-party cases to straightforward two-party disputes.

Our New Orleans attorneys are standing by to help you. Contact us today at (504) 833-5600 to schedule a case evaluation.