Insurance Litigation & Defense

DunbarMonroe serves as defense counsel for insurance companies and their insureds statewide. We also provide timely and succinct coverage opinions to primary and excess insurance companies and, when necessary, litigate declaratory judgment actions in state and federal courts across Mississippi. DunbarMonroe also serves as counsel to insurance carriers on a first party basis to advise and defend those carriers where claims of bad faith have been alleged.

We also handle every aspect of insurance litigation under all types of policies including:

  • Trucking Litigation
  • Non-Trucking liability
  • General Liability
  • Homeowners
  • Commercial and personal lines
  • Automobile
  • Director and officer liability
  • Errors and omissions
  • Excess and surplus lines
  • Umbrella coverage
  • Professional liability
  • Reinsurance

Our coverage work includes a duty to defend analysis, bad faith claims, contractual coverage, policy conditions, business risk and pollution exclusions, personal injury, premises liability, products liability, uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, fiduciary responsibility, employer practices liability, and worker’s compensation coverage. We have extensive experience in first party coverage litigation, business interruption coverage, mass plaintiff and toxic tort cases. We have successfully negotiated settlements of coverage disputes to avoid litigation and work closely with professional risk managers and claims adjusting firms and their in-house counsel. We offer our clients services in all aspects of insurance law, including litigation, mediation, and arbitration.