The attorneys in Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department blend vast experience with an uncompromising determination to achieve our clients’ goals.  The firm has a 50 state footprint, with offices in major population centers throughout the country and also in London and Toronto.  Global Insurance’s attorneys have been nationally-recognized leaders in first-party insurance coverage matters more than four decades, and they have served as national coordinating council over and over again in the aftermath of numerous industry-catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina or Superstorm Sandy.

We pride ourselves on aggressive representation, and there is virtually no first-party issue that our attorneys have not dealt with and no type of claim or litigation that they are not capable of handling.  We have established experience under all types of commercial and personal lines property insurance, including:

  • Fire & Extended Peril
  • Business Interruption
  • Marine & Inland Marine
  • Builders’ Risk
  • Boiler & Machinery
  • Homeowners.

Our services encompass every aspect of the claims-handling and defense activities associated with complex first-party insurance matters.  Those include managing the bad faith and extra-contractual claims that frequently arise in the context of such claims.  Among other assignments, Cozen O’Connor attorneys in the firm’s many offices are currently:

  • providing coverage advice
  • providing advice on the investigation of claims
  • conducting examinations under oath
  • working with experts on the technical aspects of property claims
  • representing insurers in claim-specific market meetings
  • preparing coverage position letters
  • acting as coordinating counsel on major losses
  • representing insurers in negotiations over disputed claims
  • handling mediations, arbitrations, and appraisals
  • handling coverage litigation in state and federal courts
  • conducting trials
  • representing clients in matters on appeal
  • providing advice on regulatory issues that arise in the first-party context
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For more than four decades, Cozen O’Connor has represented all types of property insurers in jurisdictions throughout the United States, and it is dedicated to keeping its clients abreast of developments that impact the insurance industry. The Property Insurance Law Observer will survey court decisions, enacted or proposed legislation, and regulatory activities from all 50 states. We will also include commentary on current issues and developing trends of interest to first-party insurers.
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