Insurance

FordHarrison has extensive experience and comprehensive expertise in meeting the counseling and litigation needs of clients in the insurance industry.

Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Litigation

  • The firm has successfully represented life, health and disability insurers, managed health care organizations, and third-party administrators in a wide variety of disputes outside the ERISA context/arena involving:
  • claims to recover life, accidental death, disability and health insurance benefits;
  • issuance of securities and annuities;
  • sale of credit life and disability insurance products;
  • duties of excess and stop-loss insurance carriers;
  • allegations of discriminatory underwriting and insurance sales practices;
  • market misconduct and vanishing premium claims;
  • claims of agent and broker misconduct involving misrepresentations, forgery, and churning;
  • liability of managing general agents and third-party administrators;
  • coordination of benefits provisions;
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; and
  • medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other tort claims against health insurers and management healthcare organizations.