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Insurance Law

"Buckley King was hired by our insurance company to defend us against a significant claim. They have been diligent and insightful in the pleadings and preparing our defense ... so far I'm impressed."

-President and CEO, Charter School Management Company*

Buckley King writes the book on Ohio insurance law, literally. Our attorneys are contributing authors and serve as general editor of LexisNexis Practice Guide: New Appleman Ohio Insurance Law published annually by Matthew Bender. This publication is the only Ohio-specific litigation practice guide that covers the broad sweep of insurance law and includes extensive cross-references to related, authoritative New Appleman Insurance Law coverage and numerous examples, practice pointers, strategic advice, warnings, checklists, and references to countless statutes, regulations, and cases.

With our comprehensive understanding of the complexities of insurance, our attorneys analyzes and evaluates claims, and are adept in policy review, coverage, defense, loss control, regulatory affairs, risk management and underwriting. The Firm handles complex and multi-district litigation in state and federal courts nationwide for insurers and their insureds in virtually every industry.

a distinguished reputation in claims of bad faith

Buckley King has a distinguished reputation representing clients in claims of bad faith and recognizing and evaluating coverage issues. We provide counsel to insureds and nearly every major insurance carrier in matters involving:

  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Liability
  • Construction
  • Coverage Disputes
  • Directors, Officers and Executives Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Environmental
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Financial Institutions
  • Fidelity and Fiduciary
  • Mass Tort
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property and Casualty
  • Reinsurance
  • Risk Management
  • Surety

premises liability + personal injury

Our attorneys are sensitive to the disruption and emotional impact premises liability, personal injury and wrongful death claims can have and work to minimize that impact with clear communication and straight answers. We work with clients to develop an effective strategy based on a credible assessment of the risks and clear understanding of the clients' goals. Our focus on successful resolution has delivered favorable results both in and out of the courtroom, and have effectively avoided or contained damage awards. Given our thorough knowledge of the industry and understanding of the risks involved, insurers, their insureds, and self-insureds are confident in retaining Buckley King to undertake high-stakes, complex litigation and high-exposure lawsuits arising out of virtually every conceivable scenario in the realm of property management, transportation, intentional torts, and third-party criminal acts.

understanding the stakes can be high, we look to manage risk

As managing risk is an essential business function, Buckley King advises on insurance coverage matters such as:

  • Claims Handling
  • Claim Tenders
  • Defense and Indemnity
  • Policy Terms Counseling
  • Policy and Endorsement Interpretation
  • Providing Notice of Possible Occurrences
  • Brokers and State Insurance Departments Relations

*This comment was collected as part of the U.S.News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" research process.