First Party Coverage

GVK’s first party coverage department provides complete risk consultation and claim handling services, including: risk analysis, review and development of policy language, advice on the handling of first party claims arising out of property, fire and theft insurance policies and jewelers block and fine arts policies, pre-litigation investigation of claims, examinations under oath, document examination, coordination of experts, and coverage analysis. To the extent that claims result in litigation, we afford full defense of all first and third party liability claims as well as subrogation where appropriate. Our professional staff is experienced in handling complex litigation issues, interposing fraud and arson defenses, and litigating coverage disputes. Our attorneys have successfully defended insurers against claims of bad faith in which punitive damages have been demanded.