INSURANCE

Many of Dysart Taylor’s attorneys serve the legal needs of the insurance and fidelity industries involving complex commercial or personal matters. We routinely defend insurance companies and their insureds in state and federal courts. We handle insurance disputes through mediation and arbitration, and provide counsel for complex insurance issues across multiple industries.

Our clients look to us for strategic guidance on insurance issues, whether it entails litigating through trial or arbitration or resolving a matter prior to trial. We always consider our clients’ goals and business objectives first and strategically handle matters that have their future success in mind.

Creditors’ Rights

    Dysart Taylor’s attorneys advise our clients on their rights as creditors. Our team has extensive experience protecting creditors’ rights in collection and lien matters.

Construction

    Dysart Taylor’s construction attorneys provide legal counsel to property owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and insurers. They handle a broad range of legal matters arising from private and public commercial and residential construction projects.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    Dysart Taylor offers experienced litigation and dispute resolution to the insurance and fidelity industries. Our attorneys represent insurance companies and their insureds and bondholder in federal and state regulatory matters, commercial disputes, insurance coverage and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, personal injury, construction defects, workers’ compensation claims, employment matters, regulatory compliance and licensing, risk management, and much more.

Insurance Defense

    Dysart Taylor’s insurance defense attorneys help you navigate complex commercial and personal insurance matters. Our attorneys have extensive pretrial, trial and appellate experience in federal and state courts in Missouri and Kansas as well as regionally and nationally. We also handle insurance disputes through mediation and arbitration, and have experience in property and casualty insurance defense, agent and broker litigation, life and disability insurance, workers’ compensation, builder’s risks and construction insurance, commercial liability insurance, alternative dispute resolution, transportation and maritime insurance, and much more.

Fidelity & Surety

    Dysart Taylor’s fidelity and surety attorneys have a nationwide reputation for their experience in fidelity and surety law. We routinely handle fidelity and surety matters for the insurance industry, including bidding, bonds, indemnity agreements, surety financing issues, disputes with banks, and defense of claims under financial institution, fiduciary bonds and indemnification.

INSURANCE & FIDELITY NEWS

Emergency Paid Leave Law for Employers Effective April 1, 2020

March 19, 2020 By Anne Baggott Federal legislation passed March 18, 2020, called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), impacts all employers with fewer than 500 employees. The legislation leaves many questions unanswered. The U.S. Department of Labor...

Insurance Law Alert: Duty to Defend Examined

March 18, 2020 By Kent Bevan An insurance case, American Family Mutual Insurance Company v. Robert M. Sharon, examines the definition of “occurrence” and various policy exclusions raised by American Family. The plaintiff and homeowner, Robert Sharon, sued the sellers,...

Firm Announcement – COVID-19

To our clients, colleagues, vendors and friends, Dysart Taylor has made the decision to temporarily change the manner in which we will deliver legal services and conduct business. Our physical offices will close to normal activity effective Wednesday, March 18, at...

 

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