Complex insurance matters require experience across the spectrum. Whether you’re involved in a private or class-action case, responding to regulators, performing financial or tax planning, or evaluating coverage issues, there’s no substitute for having broad knowledge on your side.
Husch Blackwell’s Insurance team puts your needs front and center. We have the knowledge and experience to navigate the myriad of complex challenges of insurance and the insurance industry. Our attorneys represent Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of insurance matters. Whether your issues involve life, health, property, liability, title or workers’ compensation insurance, we have the experience and insight it takes to develop effective and efficient solutions that help you achieve your business objectives.
Insurance Litigation and Coverage Disputes
We represent major companies in all types of litigation, including suits involving insured, other insurers and state regulators throughout the U.S. Our attorneys provide focused and efficient advocacy within a well-developed, customized strategy designed to achieve the best possible result. We work to resolve coverage disputes for all types of liability insurance plus actions to rescind policies, bad faith and vexatious refusal. Our team also defends class action litigation and represents large insurers in complex litigation.
Insurance Regulatory Law
Our 23 years of regulatory experience includes working closely with departments of insurance. We support title insurance companies, casualty companies and health and accident insurance companies on retaliatory tax matters, coverage issues and market conduct audits. We also represent specialty insurance carriers with the completion of regulatory requirements for mergers and acquisitions (Form A filings).
Insurance Tax Matters
We represent major insurance companies in significant tax matters in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions, as well as tax planning and reporting under subchapter L of the Internal Revenue Code. We handle the audit, appellate and litigation stages of federal and state tax controversies and have successfully represented insurance companies in some of the largest tax controversies in the U.S. involving potential tax liabilities of more than $1 billion.
Our Insurance team has significant experience in the following areas:
Class Action Litigation
Coverage Evaluation and Disputes
Other Insurance-Related Claims