INSURANCE DEFENSE, DISPUTES & BAD FAITH2019-10-14T15:30:49-05:00

Insurance Defense, Coverage Disputes,
& Bad Faith

The attorneys at Riess LeMieux have extensive experience in many areas of insurance law, including CGL, auto, workers’ compensation, property, builder’s risk, OCIP and CCIP, and umbrella/excess insurance.  Our attorneys counsel insurance companies and other firm clients on the rights and obligations of the parties under applicable policies.  We also regularly litigate issues relating to coverage and liability on behalf of Firm clients.  For our construction clients, we often provide counsel on the coverages available to protect their interests on any given project or venture, such as OCIP and CCIP wrap-up programs.  You can rely on our firm for guidance through all types of concerns in any area of insurance, including:

  • Business disputes
  • Product liability
  • Construction 
  • Premises liability
  • Employment matters 
  • Property damage
  • Personal injury 
  • CGL coverage
  • Builder’s risk
  • OCIP and CCIP
  • Automobile and trucking accidents
  • Toxic torts
  • Fire and explosion

Whether you need an advocate with extensive courtroom experience, a skilled negotiator, or an insurance coverage opinion, the Riess LeMieux team is able to provide  the support you need.

Recent News

Legal Update: Recent Insurance Decisions

In three recent insurance decisions, Louisiana courts again reminded potential claimants of important insurance principles. These decisions addressed (1) claims that may arise out of contractual and delictual (tort) duties; (2) the manifestation trigger theory to determine policy coverage; and (3) the meaning and application of an “occurrence” for CGL coverage.

Proposed Legislation Due to COVID-19

The Louisiana Legislature has joined a number of other states—including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Ohio—in introducing legislation that would require business interruption insurance to retroactively cover business losses attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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