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Businesses face an increasingly wide range of risks and accompanying exposures. While most risk is predictable and preventable, claims inevitably arise that can seriously compromise the balance sheets of even the best-run companies.

For more than 30 years, Wilson Elser has been in the business of helping clients identify and prevent exposures and, if they occur, capably managing reaction and recovery. This is our heritage and remains among our greatest strengths.

For more than 30 years, Wilson Elser has been in the business of helping clients identify and prevent exposures and, if they occur, capably managing reaction and recovery. This is our heritage and remains among our greatest strengths. We have assisted countless public and private-sector clients in mitigating risk and advancing business objectives.

Leveraging our scope and size, and fostering a culture of collaboration, we provide clients with the highest-quality representation in all matters. With 24 offices strategically located throughout the country, we are able to efficiently resolve any and all claims, whether straightforward and local or complex and multijurisdictional.

Moreover, as clients increasingly look to work with integrated “teams,” we accommodate them through a dynamic operating model that draws on the collective experience and resources of the entire firm in realizing desired legal outcomes. Ever mindful of the increasing economic pressures under which our clients conduct their businesses, we are committed to resolving claims quickly and efficiently. Our practice attorneys regularly access centralized resources and firmwide talent. This type of collaboration frequently spawns innovative and cost-effective solutions to our clients’ most complex legal issues.

Wilson Elser’s General Liability & Casualty practice – at the heart of what we do best – assists clients in preventing, mitigating and managing exposure through risk, crises, and claims and litigation management. Whether for risk, crisis or claim management, we scrupulously attend to every detail in preparing to defend our clients. This is the hallmark of our General Liability & Casualty practice and the principal reason for our enviable track record of success.
 


 
Group Presentations
  Preparing a Defense for Sports Medicine Practitioners, May 10, 2013
Assessing the Risk on Special Events: Horror Stories and Lessons Learned , May 2, 2013
Game On! The Players and Carriers versus the NFL , March 5, 2013
Negotiation , January 30, 2013
The Imperfect Storm: Service Coverage Issues in Sandy's Wake, January 21, 2013
 
 
Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Illinois Appeals Court Rejects Application of Absolute Pollution Exclusion to Claim for Unpleasant Odors Emanating from Hog Farm Manure
Loren S. Cohen,Jacob R. Graham,Carl J. Pernicone, January 03, 2014
In Country Mutual Insurance Company v. Hilltop View, LLC, 2013 IL App (4th) 130124, an intermediate Illinois appeals court held that the absolute pollution exclusion in an umbrella policy did not preclude coverage for a claim by neighbors for unpleasant manure odors arising out of the...

New Jersey Court of Appeals: Discovery Related to Bad Faith Claims Should Be Stayed Pending Resolution of Insurance Claims for UM/UIM Benefits
Kim M. Connor,Thomas F. Quinn, December 20, 2013
On November 21, 2013, in Procopio v. Government Employees Insurance Company, a/k/a and d/b/a GEICO, Docket No. A23-1-12T2, an intermediate New Jersey appeals court held that in a pending uninsured motorist (UM) or underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage case, a policyholder may not file a complaint...

Exclusion Requested by First Named Insured and Contained in the Prior Policy Is Binding on All Named Insureds, Even Those Unaware of the Exclusion
Carl J. Pernicone,Robert E. Rider, December 13, 2013
In Berkhouse v. Great American Assurance Co., Case no. 13-0264, November 22, 2013, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals rejected the argument by an injured party in a third-party declaratory judgment suit that an umbrella policy’s liquor liability exclusion unknown to a named insured...

Everyone Can Find Reasons to Give Thanks for 2013 California Coverage Opinions
Louis H. Castoria, November 28, 2013
Thanksgiving is one day when the whole family gets together and sets aside petty differences to give thanks to the Almighty for the bounty we enjoy.