LEVIN SITCOFF frequently represents policyholders who have been sued and want additional representation outside of their insurance company's lawyers. In addition, LEVIN SITCOFF often receives referrals from insurance firms to represent their clients, advise them of their rights, and protect their assets from being attached in a lawsuit.
A Colorado building contractor's general liability insurers denied coverage for multiple homeowners' claims for defective workmanship. As the contractor insured's personal coverage counsel, LEVIN SITCOFF was instrumental in forcing the insurers to pay $9.5 million to settle claims without contribution from the builder.
By hiring personal counsel, policyholders can protect themselves from exposure to excess judgments, particularly if their insurance company doesn't want to pay the sum requested by the victim.