Insurance defense in West Virginia is both complex and precarious. Moreover, the legal environment in West Virginia can present serious challenges to insurers operating in our state. For over a decade, the attorneys at Taylor Law Office have successfully assisted West Virginia insurers meet those challenges. For instance, Taylor Law Office is often used for resolving minor issues that insurers confront daily. By conducting examinations under oath and obtaining sworn statements, Taylor Law Office is frequently utilized to determine what defenses or coverages are potentially applicable based upon the facts of a particular case. We are regularly used to file for court approval of minor settlements, settlements in wrongful death actions, and for judicial disbursement of insurance proceeds.
In addition to assisting with the smaller matters that frequently arise for insurers, Taylor Law Office handles all types of major litigation. We routinely litigate cases involving auto-accidents, claims of premises liability, and construction defect claims. Taylor Law Office represents some of the largest convenience store chains and businesses in West Virginia. Our office has extensive experience with workplace accident cases involving West Virginia's statutory employer immunity provisions for "deliberate intent."
This experience has forged strong relationships with Federal and State agencies, as well as with the finest experts. Additionally, we frequently handle first-party cases involving West Virginia's complex underinsured and uninsured motorist's laws. Finally, Taylor Law Office is regularly employed for complex coverage determinations that involve issuing coverage opinions, filing declaratory judgment actions, and intervening for a judicial determination regarding coverage.
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