We have decades of experience handling complex and unique commercial disputes in the insurance industry. We have helped policyholders and insurers address claims related to coverage, breach of contract, trade practices, fraud investigations, and allocation of risk.
We have particular expertise in matters involving insolvencies and guaranty associations, where we have interacted with insurance regulators, receivers, and insurance company representative who sit on state guaranty funds’ Boards of Directors. Examples of HHBJ’s experience includes:
- Represented the Michigan Property & Casualty Guaranty Association in numerous cases involving its statutory scope and duties under the Michigan Insurance Code, including many issues of first impression;
- Represented a national insurer against business tort claims brought by independent collision and rental car companies arising out of the insurer’s fraud investigation;
- Represented an HMO in a dispute over a third-party administration contract involving all aspects of the health plan’s business operations;
- Handled first-party commercial coverage disputes.