Excess and Reinsurance Issues are increasingly important topics that are prevalent in insurance litigation across the country. We have knowledge and experience dealing with these complex matters. If you have any question or concerns please feel free the contact Lether & Associates.
Excess Insurance Issues
Lether & Associates offers a wide array of services for clients dealing with excess insurance issues. Given the exposures involved in these claims, assessing and advising our clients impacting multiple layers of coverage is crucial. We have significant experience in dealing with allocation disputes across layers of coverage, exhaustion issues, drop-down issues, primary insurer insolvency issues, self-insured retention issues, and the interpretation of “following form” and “other insurance” provisions. Lether & Associates represents primary and excess insurers in coverage and contribution actions as well as in direct actions by or against insureds. We are available to provide comprehensive representation, from consultation through litigation and appeals, on any excess insurance issue.
As the insurance industry continues to expand, Lether & Associates has become adept at representing clients in the reinsurance market. Lether & Associates represents both underlying insurers and reinsurers in regard to all manner of reinsurance issues. We represent clients in navigating the unique standards and practices applicable to the reinsurance market from the inception of claims through their conclusion. Lether & Associates provides advice as to the operation of reinsurance agreements, the complex coverages provided by those agreements, and the rights and obligations of the parties to those agreements. Lether & Associates also provides assistance with the drafting, negotiating, structuring, and regulatory approval of reinsurance agreements and forms.