Insurance/
Coverage Attorneys St. Louis

At Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC, we have built an excellent reputation for our legal representation of insurers in tort and insurance defense litigation. Our team of seasoned trial lawyers are well-versed in legal and regulatory changes that can affect the outcome of a case. We offer superior case management and advocacy skills, and provide our clients with experienced legal guidance in coverage issues and disputes. When you need someone who knows the risk industry handling your legal matters, we are the attorneys you need on your side.

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Insurance
Coverage

At Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC, we have built an excellent reputation for our legal representation of insurers in tort and insurance defense litigation. Our team of seasoned trial lawyers are well-versed in legal and regulatory changes that can affect the outcome of a case. We offer superior case management and advocacy skills, and provide our clients with experienced legal guidance in coverage issues and disputes. When you need someone who knows the risk industry handling your legal matters, we are the attorneys you need on your side.

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Insurance/Coverage

Who We Represent

Our experienced St. Louis attorneys understand the unique sensibilities required to manage relationships between insurance companies and their insured. We provide early assessment, establish realistic goals, and submit timely evaluations to both policyholders and insurers. We defend policyholders of our insurance company clients against all types of claims, including:

We also represent insurance companies directly. This representation includes defense against allegations of bad faith and in matters of contract disputes with policyholders.

Types of Insurance Matters We Handle

We have an in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry and a history of favorably resolving disputes. Our experienced insurance defense lawyers take a proactive, aggressive approach to litigation that has achieved optimal outcomes for our clients, both out of court and at trial.

Our attorney team at Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. We offer experienced legal guidance in coverage issues and disputes, as well as effective representation at the trial and appellate levels in mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Insurance matters we handle include:

  • First party claims
  • Fire and arson
  • Excess claims
  • Uninsured/underinsured motorist claims
  • Coverage analysis and opinions
  • Declaratory judgment actions
  • Equitable garnishments
  • Personal injury claims arising out of commercial general liability and homeowners policies
  • Personal injury claims resulting from automobile accidents and premises liability
  • Property loss defense for windstorm, fire, collapse, and flood litigation, and business interruption claims
  • Liability coverage for trucking and freight companies
  • Errors and omissions and directors and officers coverage
  • Nursing home and healthcare defense against claims of personal injury and wrongful death
  • Product liability claims
  • Medical malpractice claims
  • Construction defects
  • Motor carrier liability
  • Contractors and construction insurance claims

Insurance/Coverage Lawyers in St. Louis

Our partners at Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC have more than a century of combined experience. We are trial lawyers who have brought hundreds of cases to verdict in state and federal courts and participated in numerous mediations and arbitrations. We have argued cases before Appellate and Supreme Courts in Missouri and Illinois.

We have a deep industry knowledge and the experience that comes with trying cases in court, and our lawyers believe in hard work. Our firm is grounded on professionalism, proficiency, and performance. We are Martindale-Hubbell® AV® rated, and our attorneys have been named among Missouri Super Lawyers®. Call on us for your insurance defense legal needs, contact us today for expert representation!

Why Choose Us?

Quality

The quality of our work comes from years of experience, knowing what works and out-working our opponents to get the job done.

Professionalism

The lawyers of GOT place respect for the courts, the Bar and the legal profession as their highest obligation.

Experience

Together, the founders of GOT have tried nearly 250 jury trials to verdict. With that level of experience comes an entirely different perspective on civil litigation which few other firms can match.

Honors

Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell, the gold standard in attorney ratings, as AV rated, their highest ranking for strong legal ability and high ethical standards, along with Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers as top performers in their fields.

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