Construction Attorneys
Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, INC.

the cornerstone of construction law

Hunt Ortmann is one of the foremost authorities on California construction law, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation offering additional legal services in the areas of business and commercial law, employment matters and labor law compliance, real estate, insurance and suretyship.

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

Hunt Ortmann provides a full spectrum of litigation services relating to insurance, including: declaratory relief and breach of contract actions, bad faith and extra-contractual liability actions, matters involving policy drafting issues and reformation, and litigation of fee disputes. Hunt Ortmann’s insurance attorneys have decades of experience in actively litigating insurance disputes, including specific trial, arbitration, and mediation experience. This experience has built a reputation for solid judgment, sound advice and strong advocacy. The Hunt Ortmann insurance lawyers are well versed to determine which cases to resolve early in the process, and those which should be taken to trial or arbitration.

The attorneys in our Insurance practice work closely with clients to ensure that coverage positions and claims are handled so as to avoid unwanted exposure. Knowledge of the substantive law, forged relationships with other insurance counsel, and familiarity with underwriting and claim handling procedures allows Hunt Ortmann lawyers to achieve the best possible results for our clients. Our experience includes work in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Our cases have involved asbestos, professional liability, environmental, toxic tort, construction, products, advertising injury, personal injury and workers compensation claims.

We aggressively represent our clients in their pursuit of court rulings that accurately reflect the intended meaning and application of the insurance policies at issue. Some lawsuits involve contribution issues between insurance carriers and in many of those cases, our attorneys assume leadership in the case management and resolution of the action. In each case, we represent the best interests of our clients in a cost-effective and responsive manner.

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