With a deep understanding of various types of property and casualty insurance policies, Neil has litigated claims and disputes arising from general liability, professional liability, property, marine, aviation, workers’ compensation, fidelity, automobile, excess liability, umbrella and surplus lines policies. He has also recently served as an expert witness on the obligations of liability insurers arising out of third-party liability claims and litigation, including the proper response to policy limits demands.
Neil frequently writes and speaks on the potential challenges, risks and insurance coverage issues related to climate change and weather.
Neil also counsels insurers and reinsurers on their obligations to their insureds and on the avoidance of bad-faith claims, as well as reinsurers and their reinsureds on matters arising out of reinsurance agreements.
Since January 1, 2016, Neil and his team have tried 11 cases involving direct actions against insurance companies to a jury verdict, obtaining a complete defense verdict of no-liability in 10 of the cases. Neil has litigated matters in Texas, California, Oregon, New Mexico, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Massachusetts.
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