AREAS OF PRACTICE
Our experience in this area includes coverage issues, duty to defend questions, first party claims, UIM claims and defense of insureds. We provide top-notch defense of lawsuits, take examinations under oath and provide coverage opinions to guide carriers during the claim process.
The lawyers of Lindow Stephens Treat LLP have extensive experience in the area of insurance contract coverage analysis. Not only is the firm called upon frequently to provide written opinions on the duty to defend and/or indemnify, its lawyers have litigated a number of coverage disputes. Additionally, the firm acts as coverage counsel at mediations to facilitate the resolution of matters in which coverage might be an issue impacting settlement.
Our firm has handled numerous commercial disputes including intellectual property, commercial leasing claims, legal and accounting malpractice, contract disputes, real estate fraud claims and all types of construction claims, as well as business disparagement, defamation, and tortious interference with contract claims.
Our personal injury claims trial experience includes car and truck accidents, slip and fall, assaults, wrongful death, sexual assault, nursing home claims, premises liability and construction site accidents.
Employee Benefits Litigation / Life and Accidental Death
Our firm has eighteen years’ experience defending ERISA and non-ERISA employee benefits litigation, involving short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and accidental death claims.
Financial Services and Securities
We handle all forms of financial services litigation and arbitration, including allegations of agent misconduct, FINRA disputes, securities disputes, commodities disputes, negotiation disputes and warranties, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Regulation E, Regulation T, suitability, and claims involving mishandling of client funds.