Primary and Excess Insurance Coverage Matters

The firm has developed expertise in representing carriers on insurance coverage matters, including pre-suit matters as well as matters in litigation. We provide comprehensive assessment of all options available to assist in navigating the Louisiana Insurance Code, including Louisiana’s penalty statutes, bad faith issues, Direct Action statute and the challenges that arise. We also consult with insurers and brokers/general agents on underwriting issues and policy language. We consult with insurance industry professionals on program management and expense management. The firm’s coverage group takes pride in seeking creative solutions to problems and claims, focused on results and outcomes.Our coverage attorneys have particular expertise in construction-related issues.We provide coverage advice and counseling for CGL policies, professional claims-made policies, EPLI policies and first-party property policies.

We represent both primary and excess insurance carriers, and routinely deal with the issues which arise for them, including duties to defend, choice of counsel, policy-limits demands, and exhaustion of coverage.


Ethan N. Penn

Brent J. Carbo

Lindsey M. Devereux