Kightlinger & Gray, LLP’s Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith attorneys manage complex insurance matters before suit, after suit is filed, at mediation, and at trial or arbitration. We assist clients in determining their rights and obligations under insurance policies before and during litigation. We provide legal advice to evaluate an insurer’s compliance with common law, contractual and statutory requirements in insurance coverage evaluations and claim handling. The Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith attorneys advise whether policyholder actions may bar or limit coverage including but not limited to the defenses of late notice, fraud, misrepresentation, and arson. We represent insurance companies, business entities, and individuals in these complex insurance matters and assist other attorneys in meeting their clients’ needs relating to insurance matters.
Our emphasis includes the following areas:
- Coverage analysis
- Pre- and post-suit bad faith analysis
- Regulatory issues
- Fraud, arson and misrepresentation investigations and subsequent litigation
- Professional liability of insurance agents
- Expert witnesses in coverage and bad faith disputes
Our team handles multiple types of insurance matters including, but not limited to, personal automobile, commercial automobile, property, commercial general liability, employer’s liability, life, disability, and worker’s compensation. We appear before state and federal courts and the Indiana Department of Insurance, including administrative proceedings involving regulatory compliance by insurance companies and insurance agencies. We advise national and international clients on multiple complex insurance matters and have appeared in multiple jurisdictions in connection with those insurance matters.