Date: Dec 3, 2014
Notification of a claim or commencement of a suit requires considering what must be done, now. But too much focus on the present without considering a claim’s entire potential lifespan is shortsighted. The possibility of an appeal should influence an insurer’s decisions at each step of a claim. Defense counsel in most jurisdictions represent the insured, not the insurer. This means that, at most, a claims person can influence strategy and decisions. There are a number of considerations for claim handlers where an insurer has a duty to defend or is defending under a reservation of rights. Click here to read more.
Bradley Jones devotes a significant portion of his practice to litigation, including (1) insurance coverage and extra-contractual liability disputes arising out of a variety of liability, property, life, and accident and health insurance products; (2) professional liability defense; (3) employment claims; (4) products liability claims; (5) general commercial disputes; and (6) director and officer claims. His clients include businesses and individuals, self-insureds, third-party administrators and insurers.
Anthony Alt is a lawyer in Meagher & Geer’s insurance coverage and professional liability practice groups. He represents professionals in Minnesota, advises insurers on how to handle claims involving all different types of insurance, and has litigated coverage matters throughout the country. He has been selected as a Minnesota Rising Star for the past two years.
Brad and Anthony are key members of Meagher & Geer’s insurance coverage practice group.
Established in Minneapolis in 1929, Meagher & Geer has earned a reputation as one of the leading litigation defense and insurance coverage firms in the Upper Midwest. We offer 80 lawyers in 20 practice areas. From our offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Phoenix, Arizona, we represent businesses of all sizes, public entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals.
Our nationally recognized trial lawyers have taken more than 105 cases to verdict since 2007. During the same period, our appellate lawyers have handled more than 120 appeals in state and federal courts. At last count we represented more than 125 of the leading insurance companies in the United States, and we also handle work for insurers based in London, Canada, and Bermuda.
Our attorneys are licensed in many states, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.Back to Articles