Bad faith claims
Lugenbuhl’s bad faith claims team is equipped to protect our clients from bad faith allegations throughout Louisiana and Texas as it relates to property and liability policies of insurance.
Commercial property & homeowners’ property
Lugenbuhl’s lawyers provide commercial property insurance coverage and homeowners’ property insurance coverage analysis and advice to many of the nation’s largest insurers on a regular basis. Our attorneys’ unique experience and broad base of knowledge puts Lugenbuhl in the premier tier of this area in the Gulf Coast.
Construction defect liability
Lugenbuhl is well-versed in the construction issues prevalent in claims and suits between owners, contractors, and subcontractors. Whether an insurance company client has a dispute surrounding an additional-insured dispute, a claim for coverage for contractual defense and indemnity, or other construction-related coverage issues, Lugenbuhl is well-positioned to provide an insurance company with a collection of insurance-coverage-related services.
Cybersecurity & privacy protection
Lugenbuhl’s cybersecurity and data privacy practice area focuses on working with insurers and insureds alike to quickly and efficiently respond to a breach incident. Lugenbuhl attorneys are certified in Cybersecurity Litigation, including risk management and data protection.
Environmental & toxic tort insurance coverage
Environmental & Toxic Tort insurance coverage litigation is an active area of practice in both of Lugenbuhl’s Louisiana and Texas offices. Our attorneys possess the requisite courtroom skills, legal research, and writing ability — as well as familiarity with the current science — to effectively defend a wide variety of coverage-related claims.
General liability coverage
Lugenbuhl is a leader in advising insurance companies on defense and indemnity issues involving general liability policies. These policies are typically subject to a number of limitations and exclusions. The attorneys in our general liability practice group are well-versed in Louisiana and Texas case law and can interpret the contours of general liability coverage and applicable exclusions, limitations, and endorsements.
Marine insurance coverage
With offices across the Gulf Coast, Lugenbuhl is on the cutting edge of developments in maritime and admiralty law, allowing us to provide exceptional service to our marine insurance clients. With our deep understanding of the industry, we offer insightful analysis and guidance on insurance policies, ensuring they are comprehensive and well-structured.
Oil & gas liability coverage
Lugenbuhl attorneys advise and represent insurers in a wide variety of coverage disputes arising out of commercial entities’ oil-and-gas operations and have experience representing carriers in bodily injury and property-damage claims that occur both on land and in the water. Lugenbuhl’s oil and gas liability coverage practice has a wide breadth, ranging from relatively straightforward property-damage or bodily injury claims to complex cases involving disputes over additional-insured status, contractual-indemnity coverage, and/or contested issues of liability and coverage implicating maritime, worker’s compensation, and other substantive areas of the law.
Professional liability coverage
Lugenbuhl provides effective dispute-resolution strategies and litigation services to professional liability insurers. Our vast experience in coverage disputes related to directors and officers (D&O) liability policies and errors and omissions (E&O) policies allows us to achieve early and effective resolutions.
Lugenbuhl provides both counseling and litigation services for insurance companies seeking assistance evaluating and handling the complexities of public-sector insurance coverage issues involving third-party claims arising under public-entity-management liability, public-entity general liability and law-enforcement liability coverage forms.
Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage
Lugenbuhl has extensive experience in litigating uninsured and underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) claims, providing comprehensive coverage claims handling and representation from start to finish. We understand the inherent risks and duties associated with these claims, and our seasoned litigators have the necessary skills to effectively defend insurers in a variety of UM/UIM issues.