Insurance Defense

Lawyers in our firm are routinely retained by national insurance carriers to provide defense services to their insureds. Operating from Bellingham throughout Washington State, we combine our expertise in municipal law, construction law, environmental law, and litigation to provide very cost effective and results driven representation in matters, including:

  • Municipal government employment claims
  • Commercial employment claims
  • Construction defects
  • Environmental liability
  • Real property title issues
  • Asbestos defense
  • Personal injury tort defense
  • Airport related liability claims

Insurance Coverage

Our Insurance Coverage practice group is adept at representing clients involved with first party insurance coverage matters. Our insurance coverage experience runs the gamut, from successfully negotiating large scale settlements on complex, historical environmental claims with United States carriers and London Market carriers to obtaining benefits under employee fidelity coverage to negotiating complex environmental manuscript policies. Our lawyers frequently navigate policyholders through coverage issues involving the following types of insurance products:

  • General liability
  • Property
  • Umbrella
  • Environmental impairment liability & cost cap insurance
  • Employment practices liability insurance
  • Bonds