Casualty Defense, Insurance and Subrogation

Our litigators regularly defend businesses and public bodies, including school boards, and individuals in negligence and intentional tort actions including the defense of automobile, premises liability, wrongful death and defamation claims.  We are regularly engaged to represent insurance companies in insurance coverage disputes. ThompsonMcMullan defends the interests of self-insured corporations, insurance companies, and their policy holders in bodily injury, wrongful death, and property damage claims.  Other experience in this practice area includes litigation of claims involving the following:

  • Commercial transportation;
  • Toxic torts including lead paint, mold, and Chinese drywall;
  • Pharmaceutical malpractice; and,
  • Various other personal injury claims.

The firm litigates these cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and through extra-judicial forums such as binding arbitration and mediation. By way of example, ThompsonMcMullan has defended various school boards in multi-million dollar injury litigation, a local college in a multi-million dollar brain injury litigation, trucking companies in accident liability cases, and pharmacies in prescription malpractice claims.  We also pursue recovery for our insurance clients in subrogation matters.