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DiFrancesco Bateman has significant experience serving the insurance industry, providing advice and advocating in coverage matters as well as in defense of clients assigned by insurers.

Coverage

Our knowledgeable and resourceful attorneys advise insurance companies with regard to a range of coverage matters. We have provided representation in numerous complex coverage cases pertaining to environmental, asbestos and latent disease claims. as well as claims involving products liability, premises liability, fire and explosion claims, construction defect claims, reinsurance, automobile, workers’ compensation, advertising, business loss, directors and officers liability claims, and employment-related claims, including discrimination and sexual harassment claims, as well as claims involving allegations of bad faith claims handling.

We provide counsel and opinions on coverage of claims for matters arising throughout the United States. Our broad experience in handling a full range of insurance coverage issues enables us to provide comprehensive representation to insurance companies.

Defense

Defending an insured in litigation requires care and attention to the needs of the insured as well as the needs of the insurance company. DiFrancesco Bateman has over four decades of experience advocating for insured individuals and businesses, and works hard to represent clients in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We realize that it is important to keep both the insurer and the insured informed about the progress and the potential of the case. In this way, our clients are confident that their interests are being protected and the insurers are kept informed so that prompt and informed decisions can be made about the handling of the case When litigation is initially received, it is reviewed by an experienced senior partner, who then pairs the case with an attorney who has the appropriate level of experience needed to handle the issues involved. We make effective use of alternate dispute methods to attempt early resolution of a matter, although we are always prepared to follow through to trial.

We have extensive experience in all areas of insurance defense litigation, including:

  • Automobile, including PIP and UIM
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Construction Defect
  • Dram Shop
  • Drug and Chemical Exposure
  • Asbestos and Lead Paint
  • Environmental
  • Governmental Entities/Tort Claims Act
  • Labor and Employment
  • Civil Rights/Police Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Truck/Motor Carrier