Smith Stratton


Reinsurance

Smith Stratton attorneys have long-standing relationships with domestic and international reinsurers, representing cedants and reinsurers in both litigation and arbitrations.  The firm has also provided counsel at various stages of non-litigated reinsurance claims.

Smith Stratton’s experience in reinsurance claims includes workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, professional liability, asbestos, environmental property damage and various financial transactions. The firm’s attorneys have counseled clients on audits while reinsurance claims are pending, appropriate loss allocation in reinsurance billings, and other collection issues.

Smith Stratton attorneys have extensive experience in underlying insurance coverage claims, which positions us well for the effective handling of reinsurance claims. The firm’s attorneys regularly participate in arbitration and reinsurance related CLE, as well as ARIAS-US programs.

As an example of the firm’s reinsurance practice, Smith Stratton recently successfully concluded the representation of a cedant in federal district court and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in a dispute involving interpretation of warranty in a reinsurance treaty.

For more information, please contact Bill McGrath at 609 987 6679.