Jenner & Block

Insurance Recovery

Insurance Recovery Transactions & Cases

We regularly represent policyholders seeking insurance coverage for environmental claims.  The following matters are representative:

  • Pursuing insurance coverage litigation against domestic and London insurers for multi-year property damage claims arising out of public utilities' historic operations.
  • Representing client in an arbitration as a result of the failure of insurance carrier to provide insurance coverage for pending environmental and secured creditor claims involving leaking underground storage tanks.
  • Obtaining agreements from a manufacturer's insurance carriers for defense and indemnity costs for litigation with PRPs regarding site investigation and cleanup costs.
  • Obtaining payment of multi-million dollar defense costs for the investigation and trial of underlying "sick building" claims after filing lawsuits against multiple insurers.
  • Obtaining defense and indemnity costs for a national industrial cleaning company for underlying Superfund and toxic tort claims, after prevailing in the trial and appellate courts.