Patricia McLean practices in the areas of complex insurance coverage, litigation and counseling matters. This includes counseling and advising insurers regarding exposure for insurer “bad faith” in property and liability claims. She exclusively represents insurers and their agents.
Ms. McLean advises insurance clients and represents them in state and federal courts in Florida, including appellate courts, in complex third-party coverage matters arising under commercial general liability, commercial auto, premises liability, environmental, specialty lines and professional liability policies.
She provides advice and litigates liability coverage matters for insurers involving issues such as the duty to defend and coverage for work-related injuries, assault and battery, construction defects, defamation and products liability.
She also advises liability insurers regarding settlement demands made by claimants and exposure and best practices in multiple-claimant situations where the available insurance coverage is limited.
Ms. McLean also represents and advises insurers regarding complex first-party coverage and defense matters arising under homeowners, commercial property, commercial auto, builders risk, catastrophe and other property insurance policies, including windstorm and water damage claims and claims involving incendiary fires, fraud, vandalism, theft, business interruption, collapse and appraisal.
Ms. McLean regularly advises and represents surplus lines insurers and their managing agents regarding Florida regulatory and compliance matters and Florida surplus lines insurance issues, including defending surplus lines insurers in class action litigation.
She monitors local counsel and litigation in various other states for the firm’s insurance clients, including matters in Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas and South Carolina.
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