Insurance Coverage and Defense
For more than 30 years, Thompson Brody & Kaplan has led the Midwest in its insurance coverage and defense practice. Our expert trial attorneys have successfully represented major insurance companies on first-party and third-party claims and/or coverage disputes, as well as defense matters requiring liability defense counsel.
Thompson Brody & Kaplan provides full-service representation and exceptional trial expertise to our clients—not only defending them in the courtroom, but also offering guidance on potential exposure before litigation begins. Our highly skilled attorneys have successfully achieved favorable outcomes for claims including:
- Bad faith
- Casualty and specialty products
- Catastrophic losses, including environmental and manmade disasters
- Construction defects
- General liability claims
- Environmental issues
- Excess liability
- First-party property claims
- Fraud investigations and examinations under oath (EUOs)
- Property damage and premises liability
- Tort liability
- Toxic torts
Thompson Brody & Kaplan’s vast trial experience and insurance background allows for every client’s case to be approached with extensive knowledge of legal issues, policy considerations, coverage and exposure. We thoroughly investigate the facts behind each claim and assess its legitimacy and damages. Due to our large practice area across the Midwest, we are able to quickly identify the most effective legal strategy available based on each state’s unique laws.
Experts in Property Insurance, Litigation and Appraisal Process
Widely regarded as property insurance experts in Chicago, Illinois and across the Midwest, Thompson Brody & Kaplan brings claims to an appropriate resolution through careful analysis and negotiation, or through litigation. Our seasoned trial attorneys pride themselves in pursuing alternative dispute resolutions via settlement, arbitration and mediation—but if litigation is unavoidable, we aggressively prosecute and defend those claims with successful outcomes.
The industry-leading representation provided by Thompson Brody & Kaplan extends past singular claims to a thorough understanding of our clients’ long-term goals and needs. Our firm also specializes in the defense and handling of first-party claims, including claims instituting the appraisal clause. The proper handling of the appraisal process is a unique industry niche; and Thompson Brody & Kaplan can help clients avoid or mitigate future insurance claims, losses and damages.
Contact Thompson Brody & Kaplan for Insurance Coverage and Defense
Headquartered in Chicago, Thompson Brody & Kaplan has successfully handled complex insurance coverage and defense cases in state and federal courts across the Midwest.
Available to appear in other jurisdictions as needed.