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Goldberg Kohn's Policyholders' Insurance Coverage Group attorneys are highly experienced in representing policyholders in coverage disputes with their carriers. We carefully analyze our clients' insurance policies and aggressively advocate their coverage position in connection with disputes arising under comprehensive general liability, corporate fidelity, directors' and officers' liability, professional liability errors and omissions, employment practice liability insurance, business interruption, property and casualty insurance policies, and workers compensation and employers' liability.

Our team represents clients in all aspects and phases of the risk management process, including policy review and procurement; tender of claims; negotiation; and dispute resolution, including litigation at the trial and appellate court levels, as well as arbitration and mediation of such disputes.

We have successfully represented financial institutions, boards of directors, general contractors, product manufacturers, commercial real estate owners and various professionals, among others, in obtaining defense, settlement and judgment costs as well as reimbursement of property damage and loss of business income.

Representative Matters

  • Corporate directors seeking coverage in connection with shareholders’ derivative claims.
  • Defendants in trademark and copyright infringement lawsuits seeking defense and settlement costs pursuant to the Advertising Injury portions of general liability policies.
  • General contractor seeking costs of defense and reimbursement of a judgment entered due to defective construction.
  • Property owners seeking coverage for property damage and lost income due to underground water damage and damage to computer systems.
  • Lessor of technology equipment seeking compensation for lesee’s failure to return leased equipment.
  • Financial institution seeking defense and indemnification in connection with multiple lawsuits alleging misconduct in connection with home improvement industry.
  • Manufacturing company seeking coverage for workers compensation claim involving issue of sufficiency of notice to carrier.
  • National law firm seeking coverage in consolidated multi-district litigation under professional liability policy for allegations of federal consumer protection statutes violations.
  • Corporate clients seeking coverage under fidelity policies to recover embezzled funds.
  • International industrial equipment manufacturer/distributor in a property claim involving in-transit damage to a large piece of industrial machinery.