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Bad Faith and Coverage

In today’s environment of tight margins and skyrocketing costs, successful management of the legal issues faced by Insurers demands focus on cost containment and quality results. And it requires delivering simultaneously on three fronts: razor sharp analysis of insurance coverage questions, strategic and cost-effective handling of insurance litigation, and aggressive defense of bad faith cases.

Tharpe & Howell’s Insurance Coverage Practice area offers seasoned expertise and representation in all three areas – and all in the same practice group. Most law firms divide these tasks among several departments, often leading to overlapping service, the loss of strategic focus and critical information, and rising costs. Our attorneys are experienced in handling all three phases, so you get the same attorney to handle your coverage questions and litigation. And you get the ultimate continuity of service, cost-efficiency and the results you want.

We understand that your prosperity depends on acting quickly, effectively and efficiently. We have built our reputation by delivering prompt and thorough analysis of coverage questions. Our attorneys combine profound experience interpreting insuring documents with an intimate understanding of relevant case law to provide dependable coverage recommendations and strategies. And we are recognized experts in the analysis of Directors & Officers Insurance coverage, a rare specialty. To contain your costs, we offer attractive hourly rates and capped fee programs for coverage analysis.

When litigation ensues, our goal is to quickly narrow each action through aggressive investigation and pleading attacks. We immediately obtain all coverage documents and related evidence to support an early motion for summary judgment/adjudication. This strategy has paid off with an overwhelmingly high percentage of favorable case resolutions. And we are often able to dispose of litigation completely through summary proceedings.

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