Declaratory Judgment Litigation in State and Federal Court
Daniel Coker attorneys are often called upon by insurers to provide professional opinions on a multitude of insurance coverage issues. We have amassed decades of experience determining whether an insurance company has a duty to defend and/or a duty to indemnify a loss under a given policy.
From novel claims under long-standing policy language to claims under revised and newly-issued lines of coverage, there are various circumstances in which insurers will need to rely on the advice of experienced counsel in making coverage determinations. Throughout their decades of experience, Daniel Coker’s insurance attorneys have provided coverage opinions for virtually every type of insurance policy, from commercial general liability (CGL) and Commercial Property to homeowner’s and renter’s insurance policies. Our bottom line is to empower our clients to make informed decisions focused on mitigating liability.
In some cases, declaratory judgment litigation is necessary to resolve questions regarding insurance coverage. Daniel Coker attorneys initiate declaratory judgment actions to obtain judicial determinations of coverage, and we defend our clients in coverage litigation initiated by their insureds.
If your company needs advice regarding a coverage issue or representation in court, Daniel Coker’s insurance attorneys can use their considerable legal knowledge and industry insights to assist with making informed decisions and achieving positive outcomes.
- Williams v. Dixie Specialty Insurance, Inc., et al., 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 44852 (5th Cir. April 16, 1996)