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Insurance defense has been and will always be central to the litigation practice at Metzger Rosta LLP, and each attorney at Metzger Rosta LLP has a significant background in representing numerous insurance carriers and their respective insureds.

Representative insurance clients include the following: Illinois Farmers Insurance Company; Bristol West Insurance Company; GEICO Direct; Society Insurance; CNA Insurance Companies; Chubb Specialty; Commerce Insurance Company; American Family Insurance; Progressive Insurance Company; and T.H.E. Insurance Company. Should you desire references from any of these insurance carriers or from any of our self-insureds or corporate clients, we would be pleased to provide you with a list of claims professionals or managers with whom you would be free to contact.

A majority of our work involves representation of insurers and insureds in lawsuits involving a number of different types of cases which include:

  • Medical, Legal and other Professional Malpractice Claims

  • Defense of Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Wrongful Death Claims

  • Compromise of Minor Settlement Claims

  • Products Liability Claims

  • Premises Liability Claims

  • Defense of Schools and Municipalities in a broad range of matters

Metzger Rosta LLP has handled and tried cases in nearly every one of Indiana’s ninety-two (92) counties, and we have handled insurance defense cases in both federal and state courts throughout the state, as well as before administrative agencies and other tribunals. Our insurance defense attorneys are experienced not only in trying cases before judges, juries and administrative tribunals, but also in guiding our clients through arbitration and mediation proceedings in an attempt to seek a reasonable out of court settlement. While we make every effort to resolve our client’s case prior to trial, our defense attorneys are experienced and highly skilled litigators and have the reputation throughout the state as attorneys with a phenomenal record of success.

The firm offers expertise in the area of insurance law and coverage litigation and regularly prosecutes and defends declaratory judgment actions on behalf of its clients. We have experience with a variety of policies and coverages including CGL, first-party coverage, D&O, E&O, Professional Liability, Homeowners and Property and Casualty. Thus, clients may rely on the firm’s expertise in the following areas: bad faith litigation; excess coverage issues; policy interpretation and exclusions; captive carrier issues; claims management malpractice; and broker malpractice. When you need legal help sorting out the particularized insurance coverage issues or building a defense strategy, our attorneys will apply their extensive legal skills to assist you. We will ensure that you understand your legal options, provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions, and recommend the best course of action.

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