Practice Areas - Insurance Defense

In the insurance defense business, relationships and detail matters. Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP recognizes that developing and maintaining relationships with clients and insurance carriers depends upon satisfactory financial results, diligent compliance to specific litigation guidelines, and delivering quality legal work.

The attorneys of Phelan, Phelan & Danek have deep experience in providing aggressive and cost-effective representation for national insurance companies in a broad range of litigation matters and appeals.

We provide litigation defense in a variety of areas, including medical malpractice, health care liability, professional malpractice, premises liability, product liability and construction litigation. Our attorneys also represent physicians, nurses and other professionals in licensing and disciplinary matters before various administrative tribunals in the State of New York including the Department of Education and the Office of Professional Medical Conduct.

Our attorneys have extensive experience handling insurance claims, insurance coverage issues and subrogation claims for our clients at every level of state and federal court.

In addition to having vast trial experience, the firm is well versed in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. We work closely with professional risk managers, claims adjusting firms and their in-house counsel to successfully negotiate settlements of coverage disputes to avoid litigation.

However, when litigation becomes necessary, the trial lawyers of Phelan, Phelan & Danek have the skill and experience necessary to successfully represent the insured clients at trial. We prepare every case for the possibility of trial, sending the clear message to plaintiff's attorneys to be reasonable or prepare for court. In cases involving significant damages with a clear or well-founded liability, our defense litigation attorneys are experienced in working diligently to accurately identify potential damages to limit exposure and prevent settling the case for more than it is worth.

We understand the best possible results will only be achieved when the defense attorney, the Client/Insured and the claims specialist work together. Our attorneys provide responsive, attentive service, always keeping open lines of communication with insurance companies and their clients throughout the course of the litigation. Our depth of experience working with national insurance companies has made us skillful and dependable advocates, dedicated to understanding and achieving the objectives of our clients in a cost-effective manner.

The attorneys of Phelan, Phelan & Danek are uniquely qualified to handle your insurance defense litigation needs. Contact our insurance defense team today. Contact us today.

Practice areas:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Construction defects and litigation