Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith

Many insurance claims require a prompt and objective review of coverage issues. The critical factor in any coverage claim is the interpretation of the applicable policy. The insurance coverage attorneys at Lewis Wagner can assist you in interpreting that policy and analyzing the validity of first and third party insurance coverage issues. 
 

Our insurance coverage attorneys provide practical solutions to complex insurance disputes involving self-insured parties, businesses and insurance companies. Our team of insurance coverage attorneys has advised individuals and businesses about insurance coverage issues including insurance policy coverage opinions, declaratory judgments on policy coverage and defense of insurers against breach of contract and bad faith claims. 
 

We handle insurance coverage disputes and defend declaratory judgment and bad faith actions with respect to:

  • Commercial and construction liability insurance
  • Personal and commercial auto insurance
  • Homeowner insurance
  • Life, health, and disability insurance
  • Environmental insurance
  • “Claims made” and professional liability insurance
  • Duties to additional insureds and certificate holders
  • Property insurance
  • Product liability insurance
  • Business interruption insurance 

 

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Attorneys

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Recent News and Upcoming Events

      Press Releases

    1. Jul 02, 2014

      DRI And the Defense Wins Indiana Supreme Court sides with insurance industry on how language should be interpreted
      DRI And the Defense Wins

    2. Apr 30, 2014

      And The Defense Wins published by DRI: John C. Trimble and Robert M. Baker IV, recently obtained a verdict for the defense in Allen Superior Court in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    3. Mar 19, 2014

      DRI And the Defense Wins: Marion County Superior Court Judge ruled that the Indiana State Fair Commission is not responsible for indemnifying or defending stage company.

    4. Archived Press Releases

    5. Nov 01, 2012

      Lewis Wagner Named 2013 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

    6. Oct 01, 2012

      Janelle P. Kilies Joins Lewis Wagner

      Legal Updates

    1. Jul 09, 2015

      Indiana Supreme Court adopts case-by-base approach to admission of coverage limits in UM/UIM cases
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      State Farm Mutual Insurance Co. V. Earl

    2. Jun 04, 2015

      Indiana Supreme Court determines that waiver of subrogation provision applies to claims for all damages covered by insurance
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      County of Jefferson v. Teton Corp.

    3. Mar 23, 2015

      Seventh Circuit determines that insurance adjuster does not owe duty to third party claimant
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Lodholtz v. York Risk Service Group Inc.

    4. Mar 16, 2015

      Court of Appeals addresses application of primary insurance statutes when two insurance polices do not conflict on primary coverage
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Central Mutual Insurance Co. v Motorists Mutual Insurance Co.

    5. Dec 08, 2014

      Court of Appeals analyzes whether insured's replacement of damaged property required insurer to pay replacement costs coverage
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Seeber v. General Fire and Cas. Co.

    6. Dec 02, 2014

      Indiana Court of Appeals adopts case by case approach on land lord's ability to subrogate against tenant
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Summer Place Apartments v. Mannia

    7. Aug 26, 2014

      Court concludes that adverse results of insured's small claims court decision bars subrogated insurer's claim arising from same automobile accident
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      GEICO Insurance Co. v. Graham

    8. Aug 12, 2014

      Supreme Court analyzes underinsured motorist setoff provision for workers' compensation payments
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Justice v American Family Mutual

    9. Mar 15, 2014

      Court excuses insurer from coverage obligation because of late notice of lawsuit from insured despite the insured's lack of knowledge
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Didion v Auto Owners Insurance Co.

    10. Feb 26, 2014

      Indiana Court of Appeals determines that an insurance agency owed a special duty to advise its insured about insurance coverages and that insur. comp. could be vicariously liable for agent's actions
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Indiana Restorative Dentistry v The Laven Ins Agency

    11. Feb 19, 2014

      Court of Appeals finds that uninsured limits are irrelevant as evidence at trial
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      State Farm Mutual Insurance Co. v Earl

    12. Jan 21, 2014

      Indiana Court of Appeals rejects application of "Innocent Co-insured" Doctrine
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Deeter v Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Co.

    13. Dec 11, 2013

      Indiana Court of Appeals enforces "battery" exclusion to bar owner's policy
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Everhart v Founders Insurance Co.

    14. Aug 29, 2013

      Indiana Court of Appeals determines that insured is entitled to uninsured motorist coverage for property damage claim
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Robinson v Erie

    15. May 31, 2013

      Indiana Supreme Court upholds Indiana's cap and allocation of punitive damage awards
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      State of Indiana v John Doe

    16. May 01, 2013

      Indiana Court of Appeals enforces arbitration clause in underinsured motorist claim
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Pekin Insurance Co. v Hanquier

    17. Apr 11, 2013

      Indiana Supreme Court determines that sexual molestation by a motel employee is excluded under commercial general liability policy
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Holiday Hospitality Franchising v AMCO Insurance Co.

    18. Jan 16, 2013

      Indiana Supreme Court determines that pre-judgment interest may apply to underinsured motorist claims
      Lewis Wagner Insurance Law Alert
      Inman v State Farm Mutual Automobile Co.

      Published Articles

    1. Sep 12, 2016

      DRI Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Compendium, 2016

    2. Mar 20, 2011

      Insurance "Bad Faith Setup" Dealing with the Practicalities

    3. Dec 15, 2010

      Dissecting the Professional Services Exclusion in a Commercial General Liability Policy
      DRI Insurance Committee

          Representative Cases