Degan, Blanchard & Nash provides insurance defense representation to insurance companies, self-insured corporations and third-party administrators. With offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, we take pride in providing efficient and cost-effective representation to our insurance clients throughout Louisiana.
Insurance defense constitutes a substantial part of our law practice. Our experienced attorneys work closely with our insurance clients and their policyholders in order to ensure that we are responsive to their needs and requests. We understand that insurers need effective and efficient legal services, and we are constantly striving to identify and implement creative and cost-effective approaches when handling our insurance defense cases.
Our attorneys are experienced in all aspects of insurance defense and offer the highest level of professional service and representation to our insurance clients and their policyholders. Our extensive experience in insurance litigation includes:
- Automobile Accident Liability Defense
- Uninsured Motorist Claims
- Wrongful Death and Survival Actions
- Property Damage Claims
- Product Liability Defense
- Premises Liability Defense
- Professional Liability
- Building and Construction Claims
- Excess Insurance claims
- Workers' Compensation Issues
- "Bad faith" claims
- Coverage disputes
- Toxic Torts
We recognize and appreciate that timely and consistent collaborative planning and communication between the attorney and the client is essential to achieving a desired result in civil litigation. We are also cognizant of the importance of proactive reporting so that our clients remain closely apprised of how each case is progressing.
Each case that we handle requires its own individualized defense strategy, depending on its own unique set of facts and circumstances. Our extensive experience enables us to identify and recommend the best and most practical approach to achieve the desired result. In some cases, pursuing reasonable settlement early may be the most prudent course of action in order to minimize unwarranted litigation costs. Other times, a thorough defense must be developed through discovery to substantially reduce the value of the plaintiff's claim before a reasonable compromise can be reached without the need for an expensive trial. However, in those situations where a case must proceed to trial, rest assured that our experienced and capable litigators will be well prepared to present a compelling and persuasive case to a judge or jury.