Beyond expertise in civil litigation and trial practice, insurance litigation requires a keen understanding of perplexing policy provisions, insurance regulations, and the rights of insurers and policyholders in first and third party claims. Kramer & Connolly litigates a wide range of insurance-related matters, representing policyholders and carriers in cases involving comprehensive general liability, professional liability, D&O, property claims, construction defect cases, premises liability, automobile liability, errors and omissions, and products liability. Based upon this experience, Kramer & Connolly has ventured beyond Maryland and the District of Columbia to serve as lead counsel in federal class action lawsuits, complex professional liability cases and other high-exposure insurance claims throughout the nation.
In representing some of the nation's most prominent insurance carriers, Kramer & Connolly has gained considerable expertise in areas where many lawyers fear to tread -- among them, the often perplexing coverage questions presented by these cases. Thus, in addition to litigation, Kramer & Connolly is frequently called upon to render coverage opinions in claims arising throughout the United States, trying cases involving issues of insurance fraud, such first party disputes as breach of contract actions against insurance companies, and declaratory judgment actions.