Carr Allison has a Practice Group that specializes in defending insurance companies and related entities and individuals in lawsuits alleging bad faith and other claims arising out of first party and third party property and casualty insurance matters.  We represent some of the nation’s largest insurance carriers and the Practice Group is made up of highly respected attorneys who are recognized leaders in the field of insurance litigation and coverage.

In today’s litigation environment, insurers regularly face claims involving extra contractual exposure or bad faith.  The Insurance Practice Group handles claims involving potential extra contractual exposure for national and international insurers.

The Insurance Practice Group also has substantial experience in virtually every line of insurance and every type of claim.  Complex insurance coverage matters require creative solutions.  Our attorneys are often asked to provide clients with independent representation in claims involving multiple insurers.  We have an expertise in representing policyholders and carriers in cases involving comprehensive general liability, professional liability, property claims, construction defect cases, premises liability, automobile liability, errors and omissions, and products liability.  The Insurance Practice Group is frequently called upon to render coverage opinions in claims, trying cases involving issues of insurance fraud and declaratory judgment actions.

Our Insurance Practice Group has vast experience as insurance claims and coverage counsel in cases involving:

  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Homeowners Insurance Claims
  • Breach of Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Bad Faith Claims
  • Speciality Lines Claims
  • Construction Defects
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Automobile Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Property and Real Estate Claims
  • Transportation Law Liability for Errors and Omissions
  • Products Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Reinsurance Issues

The Insurance Practice Group members are also involved in and are members of leading insurance related organizations such as the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel; International Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; and American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

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Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile, Alabama office successfully defended her client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The Plaintiff claimed that construction work on the client’s property caused his retaining wall to fail during a flood.  He also asserted a claim for continuing trespass of […]

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