Third Party Coverage
Stewart Smith attorneys have successfully litigated a countless and wide range of coverage issues arising out of standard and manuscripted CGL forms and amendatory endorsements, including bodily injury and property damage claims under “Coverage A,” and personal injury and advertising claims under “Coverage B.” In collaboration with our clients, Stewart Smith attorneys have achieved successful results in a broad array of rescission, reformation, and primary/excess disputes. Over the last few years alone, Stewart Smith attorneys litigated complex coverage cases in Pennsylvania, California, Oklahoma, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Texas, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Minnesota.
With the counsel of Stewart Smith, our client prevailed before the Virginia Supreme Court in an environmental coverage case described by multiple commentators as one of the “Top 10″ insurance cases of 2011. Our litigation experience also includes the successful handling of nursing home, physician, attorney, accountant, hospital, architect, and technology service coverage matters. Additionally, Stewart Smith attorneys have obtained victories before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and the lower courts of several other jurisdictions, and we have successfully handled coverage issues arising out of E&O policies with exposure ranging from $10,000 to $100,000,000. As a consequence of our proven track record, Stewart Smith attorneys are regularly featured speakers at prominent national symposia on third party coverage issues.