Insurance Coverage & First Party Claims

Hill Rivkins has an extensive practice advising insurers, brokers, agents, and insureds on policy language and application, coverage disputes, and claims handling and adjustment practices. When disputes arise from such practices and procedures, our litigators are fully prepared to represent our clients in all varieties of cases and in any forum.

Hill Rivkins’ attorneys have considerable experience with the interpretation of insurance policy provisions and the manner in which policy provisions are applied in a wide variety of claims. Hill Rivkins has in-depth experience in preparing coverage opinions and disclaimers, reservations of rights and non-waiver agreements, and developing strategies for both litigation and settlement on behalf of insurers, companies and individuals in connection with nearly every type of policy and endorsement, including:

  • Marine Commercial Hull
  • Cargo
  • Protection & Indemnity
  • Property & Casualty
  • Warehouseman’s Liability
  • Fine Art Dealers
  • General Liability
  • Reinsurance & Excess
  • Jewelers Block Coverage
  • Marine liability
  • Inland Marine
  • Business Interruption
  • Charterer's Legal Liability
  • Commercial General Liability
Hill Rivkins actively litigates and defends declaratory judgment actions pertaining to insurance coverage in both state and federal courts. We often handle matters of first impression and complex interpretation issues that set legal precedent for the legal community. But whether a matter is simple or complex, our attorneys address all issues of insurance coverage in the thorough and professional manner our clients know to expect.