Napierski, VanDenburgh, Napierski & O’Connor, LLP

Napierski, VanDenburgh, Napierski & O’Connor, LLP represents clients throughout New York State in both Federal and State courts. Whether you manage claims for an insurance company, handle insurance defense for a self-insured business, or are a licensed medical professional, a legal issue can be costly, and time-consuming, and have a negative impact on both your business and personal life. Our attorneys seek resolution of legal issues that save our clients expense and time.

We understand that our clients are best served by a firm that can assist them with a wide range of legal issues. Our attorneys address this need and have represented clients both in court, and at administrative hearings, including hearings before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) and the Office of Professional Discipline (OPD).

Our attorneys defend medical and other professionals against malpractice suits and in administrative licensing hearings. We also represent self-insured business clients in connection with personal injury lawsuits and other legal issues. We provide advice to insurers in coverage matters and represent them in coverage litigation.

Our attorneys have extensive experience handling a variety of insurance defense matters from general negligence to complex medical malpractice claims. We have a record of success in State and Federal courts throughout the New York State. Our attorneys are intimately familiar with venues throughout upstate New York. We pride ourselves on providing attentive and personalized service to each client we represent.

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At Napierski, VanDenburgh, Napierski & O’Connor, LLP, our attorneys also assist clients with their estate planning needs. Our attorneys represent estate representatives in connection with the administration of estates and trusts. We also represent clients in selling and purchasing a home as a resource for real estate law.

Sanders Warren & Russell, LLP

Sanders Warren Russell & Scheer LLP was founded in 1999 with a commitment to providing quality and effective representation to its clients in all facets of civil litigation.  Starting with eleven lawyers, the firm has been one of the fastest growing law firms in Kansas City and now has over 30 attorneys and three offices across the region.  We attribute this growth to our client focused approach to handling cases and claims.  We partner with our clients to develop a detailed, cost-effective, and proactive strategy to ensure that that their concerns are addressed and their interests are protected.  We recognize the importance of keeping our clients informed at each stage of the litigation process and engaging them in the decision-making process, whether that be to ultimately take a case to trial or to seek a fair and practical resolution of litigation.  The firm also boasts one of Kansas City’s most robust and well-respected mediation practices, which gives our attorneys a unique and invaluable resource for evaluating and resolving cases.

Our attorneys have the experience and judgement to recognize which cases should be tried and which cases should be resolved, as well as the confidence to stand by those decisions.  The partners in our firm have tried hundreds of cases and successfully defended our clients’ interests at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediations and administrative hearings.  We have effectively represented clients in significant injury, death and damages claims in the areas of product liability, trucking/transportation liability, premises liability, construction law, and professional liability, and our attorneys have been recognized for obtaining some of the top defense verdicts in Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.  Included in our representative clients are construction companies, doctors, lawyers, nursing homes, architects and engineers, real estate professionals, small business owners and individuals.

The success and high-quality legal services provided by the attorneys at Sanders Warren Russell & Scheer has also been acknowledged by our peers, with attorneys in the firm being repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers in America, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Best of the Bar and Super Lawyers.    Our partners recognize that aggressive and hands-on management of litigation is essential for success, and our goal is to exceed the expectations of our clients while delivering exceptional legal services.

Brinker & Doyen, LLP

Brinker & Doyen, L.L.P., was established as an insurance defense firm with roots that date back fifty years. Today we provide a full range of litigation and risk management services to insurance companies, third party administrators, and self-insured organizations and their personnel. Our firm represents clients in diverse industries from healthcare to trucking, and often works with public entities such as municipalities and other governmental entities.

As a seasoned, medium-sized firm, we have the depth and experience to tackle our clients’ legal challenges while maintaining the highest standards of service.

Brinker & Doyen, L.L.P., is unique in its attorneys’ loyalty and dedication to the firm. Many of our partners have spent the majority of their law careers in our practice, which ensures continuity and excellence in our work. We are proud of the rapport we build with our clients and the success we achieve for them.

We are team-oriented and combine our expertise with an effective, pragmatic approach. We’re confident in our ability to take a case to trial, but are also skilled in crafting creative alternatives to the courtroom. We always work to find the best solution for our clients.

Backus, Carranza & Burden

The lawyers and legal staff at Backus, Carranza & Burden have major civil litigation experience extending over 40 years in the fields of construction, health care, real estate, professional liability, business, premise liability, and product liability.  We are renown for our competence in handling complex legal matters.  Our firm is rated by Martindale Hubbell as a Preeminent Law Firm with the highest rating of AV.  Mr. Backus has achieved numerous distinctions, including being recognized as a Superlawyer for Nevada and the Mountain States and being inducted into the trial lawyer honorary society of Litigation Counsel of America.  The law firm is ranked as one of Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report. When you ask other lawyers of our reputation – which we invite you to do – you will most likely get very positive comments about us.  We have been involved in handling some of the largest and most complex cases in the country.  We have successfully represented very large international businesses and local Nevadans.  We pride ourselves in our ability to represent our clients in tough cases. 

We Listen to Our Clients. In order to achieve a high level of success in negotiating, arbitrating or litigating a matter for one of our clients, we believe that it is of paramount importance to take the time necessary to not just meet with our clients, but to listen intently to what they have to say.

We Are Educators. We pride ourselves in being called upon to educate our brother and sister lawyers locally, nationally and internationally.  We have presented educational seminars to our clients, to industry participants and to the public.  We have in house seminars to update and train our legal team.  Most importantly, in every case, we strive to educate our client, since a well-informed client has the best advantage at getting a victory.  Knowledge is Power!

We Plan Our Client Representation. Every case is different and will take a different path to resolution.  We at Backus, Carranza & Burden  believe that it is essential to plan out each case early on.  We try to develop a critical analysis of what it will take both from a cost- and time-perspective to achieve a successful result for our clients.  Providing our clients with a litigation plan and budget gives them the opportunity to make decisions during critical milestone stages in the representation to be better able to control their destiny.

We Understand The Importance of Legal Metrics.  We understand that legal metrics can accomplish operational improvements, predictive modeling, early case resolution, effective litigation planning and budgeting, law firm and attorney performance assessment and enable alternative fee arrangements for clients.   We understand the most important aspect of our representation is the end result and how efficiently we get there, rather than the billable rate we earn.

Want to Know What Our Firm Values Are? This is what we believe in and these are the established long-term “firm values” at Backus, Carranza & Burden:

  • Do fabulous work.
  • Be known for innovativeness.
  • Attract exciting people.
  • Have a collegial, zany and laughter-filled environment.
  • Be ethical.
  • Be responsive to clients.
  • Have exciting clients.
  • Make a technology statement.
  • Take risks.
  • Take initiative.
  • Spend energy on solutions, not on emotions.
  • Shoot for total quality.
  • Break with tradition.
  • Experiment wisely.
  • Try easier, not harder.
  • Stay calm, cool and deliberate.
  • Smile.
  • Smile more.
  • Have lots of fun.
  • Love what you do.

 

Central Claims, LLC

Central Claims, LLC is a Louisiana adjusting firm providing complete claims services for insurance companies, agents, municipalities, self-insurers, as well as brokers.

Central Claims adjusters have all the necessary skills to handle all types of claims and losses.  We pride ourselves particularly on our ability to handle larger, more complex cases while simultaneously processing a high volume of routine assignments.

Founded in 1964, Central Claims services the entire state of Louisiana with established affiliates throughout the state.  We provide claims management service for several hundred individual insurance companies and large self-insureds.

Each year Central Claims successfully manages several thousand claims for insurance companies and self-insureds, including Workers’ Compensation, Property, Automobile, and Liability claims.

We have established an impeccable reputation built by consistently delivering prompt, professional service.  Our ability to respond satisfactorily to the individual needs of our customers has resulted in our expansion.

Central Claims is determined to provide its clients with superlative claims handling service.  Whether you are a claim or risk manager, an agent or broker, you can feel confident that every one of your claims will be handled in the highest professional manner.

We shall continue to emphasize the professional values consistently associated with Central Claims.  Of these values, the commitment to provide a quality product at a reasonable price is paramount.  For Central Claims, quality service is the most important element in a quality product.

Some of our widely acclaimed services are –

  • Catastrophe Operations
  • Drive-In Claims Center
  • Recovery Services
  • Total Claims Service
  • Statistical Support
  • Claim Reporting
  • Information Systems for the Self-Insured
  • Loss Control and Safety Engineering
  • Risk Management
  • Claim Counseling and Audit Service
  • Mediation Services

Rubin and Rudman LLP

Founded almost a century ago, Rubin and Rudman is a full-service law firm with nearly 100 lawyers in Boston and Washington, DC and on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. With a diverse mix of practices, Rubin and Rudman serves national and international companies, including large public companies and closely held businesses; energy companies; real estate developers; biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device makers; regulated industries, public entities and municipalities; educational and other institutions; and high net worth individuals.

Since 1919, we have not only built a reputation for excellence, we have built strong, lasting relation­ships with our clients.   With decades of experience there is no angle, argument, or solution that escapes us. We know the law, and we know how to use it to your benefit. Our experience is more than just a body of law we refer to for case resolution; it allows us to innovate and find a solution designed to respond to each client’s individual needs.

At Rubin and Rudman, we are proud of our team. Individually, each attorney brings to the firm an impressive list of credentials and experience. Collectively they bring together a range of specialized expertise that gives us a uniquely comprehensive perspective and diversity.

Waldeck & Woodrow P.A.

Waldeck & Woodrow P.A. are attorneys and counsellors providing legal services in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota, primarily on behalf of insurers and clients in civil trials and appeals.

This defense includes analysis and counseling regarding strategies for resolving and defending all litigation. The law firm’s clients are varied, but include Insurers, MGAs, TPAs, Risk Managers and those with Self-Insured retentions. WLF provides experience in arbitrations, mediations, trials, administrative agency hearings, and appeals in state and federal court. We provide thoughtful analysis and recommendations to our clients to resolve claims. It is with this knowledge and experience, together with an aggressive approach to defense of civil litigation that guides the collaborative resolution of claims as early as pre-suit through trial and appeal.

Representation is provided in standard, professional and specialty line claims. WLF provides representation in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota and comes to you with over 40 years of experience analyzing, resolving and trying civil cases.

General Civil Litigation Defense

  • Automobile
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial liability
  • Construction liability
  • Coverage Opinions and Declaratory Judgment Action
  • Premise Liability
  • Standard Lines Insurance Claims
  • Subrogation
  • Tort Actions

Professional Liability

  • Accountants
  • Appraisers
  • Architects
  • Day Care Centers
  • Dental Professionals
  • Directors
  • Drug Rehabilitation Centers
  • Engineers
  • Foster Homes
  • Health Care Providers
  • Insurance Agents
  • Lawyers
  • Medical Professionals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Real Estate Agents and Brokers

Specialty Lines

  • Aviation
  • Church Issues and Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Liquor Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Manufacturers
  • Component Part Manufacturers
  • Sellers
  • Medical Product Defense
  • Restaurant Owners
  • Trucking Liability

AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell, Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys

We are members of the following:
American Bar Association (ABA), Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLMA), Defense Research Institute (DRI), Eagle International Associates, Inc., Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA), Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA), Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA), State Bar of Wisconsin, Twin Cities Claims Association (TCCA) and State Bar of North Dakota.

Reminger Co., LPA

We are proud of our reputation not only as a seasoned litigation firm with a diverse client base, but also as a sophisticated provider of legal services encompassing real estate, corporate, business, tax, estate planning, probate disputes and more.

Reminger services clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and individuals. No matter the legal issue, our attorneys strive to provide a thoughtful and practical solution that keeps our clients’ goals, budget and expectations at the forefront.

We have more than a dozen offices strategically located so as to enable us to serve our clients more efficiently on a statewide and regional basis.

Based in America’s heartland yet delivering global reach, Reminger provides our clients with the best of both worlds: the knowledge and skill set of a larger firm, combined with the personal attention you would expect from a smaller firm. We follow the guiding principles of a zealous commitment to our clients and a no-nonsense approach to legal counsel.

OUR PHILOSOPHY: RESULTS. PERIOD.

Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible result for our clients in the most efficient manner possible.

With a rich legacy as tough-as-nails litigators, our attorneys defend civil cases at jury trials, arbitrations, mediations, and in other administrative and alternative dispute resolution processes. Our extensive client base ranges from Fortune 500 corporations to virtually every major insurance carrier.

Our Corporate Practice is comprised of our transactional work and the advisement of companies on the many legal issues encountered on a routine basis. We pride ourselves on providing practical and creative solutions to the sophisticated challenges in today’s complex financing and business environment. Our attorneys provide responsive and efficient solutions to the needs of our corporate clients, rendering us as effective in the boardroom as the courtroom.

Our Estate and Probate Practice is devoted to Estate Planning, Estate/Trust/Guardianship Administration, Elder Care and Special Needs Planning, and litigation involving Estates, Trusts, and incompetent individuals. On a daily basis in the Probate Courts, our lawyers tackle problems involving financial exploitation, misuse of fiduciary powers, and questions involving the validity of estate planning documents.

 

Sanders Warren & Russell, LLP

Sanders Warren & Russell LLP was founded in 1999 with a commitment to providing quality and effective representation to its clients in all facets of civil litigation.  Starting with eleven lawyers, the firm has been one of the fastest growing law firms in Kansas City and now has over 30 attorneys and three offices across the region.  We attribute this growth to our client focused approach to handling cases and claims.  We partner with our clients to develop a detailed, cost-effective, and proactive strategy to ensure that that their concerns are addressed and their interests are protected.  We recognize the importance of keeping our clients informed at each stage of the litigation process and engaging them in the decision-making process, whether that be to ultimately take a case to trial or to seek a fair and practical resolution of litigation.  The firm also boasts one of Kansas City’s most robust and well-respected mediation practices, which gives our attorneys a unique and invaluable resource for evaluating and resolving cases.

Our attorneys have the experience and judgement to recognize which cases should be tried and which cases should be resolved, as well as the confidence to stand by those decisions.  The partners in our firm have tried hundreds of cases and successfully defended our clients’ interests at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediations and administrative hearings.  We have effectively represented clients in significant injury, death and damages claims in the areas of product liability, trucking/transportation liability, premises liability, construction law, and professional liability, and our attorneys have been recognized for obtaining some of the top defense verdicts in Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.  Included in our representative clients are construction companies, doctors, lawyers, nursing homes, architects and engineers, real estate professionals, small business owners and individuals.

The success and high-quality legal services provided by the attorneys at Sanders Warren & Russell LLP has also been acknowledged by our peers, with attorneys in the firm being repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers in America, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Best of the Bar and Super Lawyers.    Our partners recognize that aggressive and hands-on management of litigation is essential for success, and our goal is to exceed the expectations of our clients while delivering exceptional legal services.

Leamon, Peterson & Bello

Leamon, Peterson & Bello are independent insurance adjusters that specialize in auto, property and liability claims. With a staff of adjusters that are experienced and knowledgable, we offer professional, timely services.