Insurance Coverage

Fishman Haygood works on behalf of clients in both first-party and third-party insurance coverage disputes.

These first-party and third-party coverage disputes have fallen under a wide variety of coverages, including general liability, builders risk, property, business interruption, directors & officers, professional liability, and securities fraud liability. Our current and recent clients include the Orleans Parish School Board, Rouse’s Enterprises, TLC Services, H&E Equipment Services, Inc., T.L. James, Berk-Cohen Associates, LLC, and Capital Fitness, Inc.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of of developer of Hard Rock Hotel in dispute against builder’s risk carrier seeking to recover policy limits following building collapse.
  • Representation of investors in proceedings to establish coverage for damages caused by directors and officers under multiple D&O liability policies.
  • Representation of the Orleans Parish School Board in litigation against multiple insurers for claimed damages in excess of $200 million.
  • Representation of publicly traded equipment company in lawsuit seeking coverage for indemnity obligations owed by customer in litigation arising from fatal accident.
  • Representation of company previously engaged in oil and gas operations in coverage litigation in cases involving alleged contamination.
  • Representation of company engaged in sewerage and road construction in coverage disputes in asbestos cases.
  • Representation of apartment complex owner in litigation seeking recovery under business interruption policy.
  • Representation of local company in coverage dispute for personal injury actions involving allegations of exposure to fungi at a local hospital.
  • Representation of local grocery store chain in coverage litigation related to damages caused by Hurricane Ida.