Insurance Coverage


When insurance claims arise, it's important that coverage be allocated according to the terms of the policies. This can be challenging in an environment where a single claim is often subject to numerous policies.

Fortunately, at Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP, we are well-equipped to handle the nuances and complexities of all types of insurance policies. Our attorneys regularly represent insurers (both domestic and international) in complex coverage disputes. These disputes are often high-profile cases involving potential losses of millions of dollars, while others are relatively simple disputes, with less at risk. . In all cases, we seek to resolve the dispute in an expeditious but thorough manner. In addition to representing insurers in complex coverage disputes, our attorneys also frequently provide insurers with opinions on the existence and scope of coverage.


  • Gulfstream G-IV Accident at Palwaukee Municipal Airport, Wheeling, Illinois

    Represented business jet operator in mishap involving a Gulfstream G-IV at Palwaukee Municipal Airport, Wheeling, Illinois. Successfully represented executive flight department and its insurer in various appeals before the Illinois Appellate Court, including obtaining affirmance of favorable jury verdict in wrongful death litigation, reversal of tort immunity finding in favor of co-defendant, and complete reversal of trial court's adverse coverage ruling.

  • World Trade Center Claims

    Represented domestic insurers for architects and engineers in claims arising from injuries to responders at World Trade Center disaster site.

  • Insurance Coverage Action Related to Crash of Airplane Into House

    Obtained summary judgment on behalf of aviation insurer in a coverage action related to crash of airplane into house. Prevailed on plaintiffs' appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

  • Aviation Insurance Coverage Dispute

    Represented aviation insurer in appeal of coverage dispute before the Supreme Court of Kansas.
  • Insurance Coverage Action Related to Drowning in Hotel Pool

    Obtained summary judgment in favor of hotel's insurance company in insurance coverage action brought by hotel franchisor in connection with drowning of student in franchisee's swimming pool.


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