Insurance Litigation, Claims, & Consulting

  • Settlement Obtained for Corporate Client Under Director’s & Officers Liability Insurance Policy

    We obtained a large insurance coverage settlement for a Colorado based company involved in a multi-million dollar banking fraud litigation. Our client, a principal in a products distribution company, was…
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  • Using ERISA To Obtain Victory for An Employer Against A Major Group Health Insurer

    A major group health insurer denied all of the health insurance claims of the employees in a large group. The employees were covered under a group health insurance policy. The reason for the claim denials,…
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  • Commercial General Liability:  National Restaurant Chain

    Quadrino Schwartz successfully consulted for a joint venture between a national restaurant chain and a group of regional steakhouses.  The client was faced with an unfair competition lawsuit, and…
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  • Property & Casualty Insurance:  Third Party Bad Faith

    Our firm obtained $2 million from an insurance company for its bad faith refusal to settle a personal injury case against our client, the owner of a large apartment complex in New York City. When a business…
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  • Health Insurance: Large Settlement for Chiropractor

    When a chiropractor's claims all started to get denied from one health insurance plan, he knew he had a significant problem. Not only was he getting the classic "run around", his patient pool of referrals…
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  • Insurance Class Action: Groundbreaking ERISA Case

    Quadrino Schwartz was the first law firm in the United States to bring a class action lawsuit against UnumProvident Corporation and its subsidiaries to stop and correct their illegal claims…
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  • Fidelity Bond Insurance:  Ponzi Scheme Losses From Lawyer Theft Recouped for Client

    After a high profile murder-suicide by a lawyer who killed himself and his family, it was revealed that the lawyer had been involved in a Ponzi scheme that victimized many of his clients. One of the lawyer's…
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  • Professional Liability:  Law Firm Coverage

    When a professional liability insurer stopped defending a lawyer's malpractice case right before trial, Quadrino Schwartz stepped in and forced the insurance company to meet its obligation to provide and…
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  • Health Insurance: Success In Defending Audit Litigation

    A doctor who had been audited by a health insurer decided, with his prior counsel, to engage in an arbitration proceeding regarding alleged "overpayments" to the health insurer. The doctor lost the proceeding…
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  • Commercial General Liability: Coverage Success For Church in the Bronx

    A parish in the Bronx was facing a lead paint lawsuit involving an injury to a child. We were hired by the church to handle the insurance company's declaratory judgment action and all other liability issues…
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  • Insurance Class Action: Quick Settlement

    When Quadrino Schwartz saw an illegal practice being committed by a major insurance company, the firm commenced a class action to obtain an injunction to stop the practice.  Within days, the insurance…
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  • Health Insurance:  Audit & Overpayment Litigation Successfully Resolved for Neurology Practice

    When health insurers or HMOs come knocking on the door seeking a refund from a doctor for money already paid, it's time to get Quadrino Schwartz involved. In one recent case, a major health insurer…
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  • Auto No Fault Insurance:  Professional Medical Corporations

    When a nationally known insurance company made a second attempt at victimizing medical providers, Quadrino Schwartz led a team of law firms in obtaining a dismissal of the insurance company's…
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  • Legal Malpractice Coverage:  Reversal of Coverage Denial on the Eve of Trial

    A professional liability insurer withdrew from defending a lawyer in a malpractice suit, claiming that his failure to cooperate invalidated his insurance coverage. We were hired by the lawyer, on the eve…
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  • Premises Liability Insurance: Coverage Won for Real Estate Management Company in the Hamptons

    We were retained by an East End property management company facing lawsuits over an incident on its premises. Among the many issues presented were insurance coverage disputes regarding multiple parties.…
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  • Health Insurance: Full Recovery of Benefits

    After insurer Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield stopped paying all of our client's healthcare benefits due to an administrative hold placed on the client's claims, we sued seeking benefits and damages.…
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  • Life Insurance:  Widow’s Denied Claim Reversed Without the Need for a Lawsuit

    We obtained a large settlement from a life insurance company for a widow who had received a series of conflicting letters and invoices from her husband's life insurer while he was ill and dying. She made…
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  • Class Action:  Venue Victory

    In one of the class actions pending against UnumProvident (NYSE:UNM), a Federal Court in Massachusetts rejected a last-minute tactical maneuver by UnumProvident that sought to avoid a class certification…
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  • Evidence Preservation Order:  Insurance Class Action

    Quadrino Schwartz obtained an important decision in one of the three class actions spearheaded by the firm. In this class action, we pursued a reassessment of all claims denied or terminated by UnumProvident…
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  • Auto Insurance and Professional Liability

    Our client was sued by a major auto leasing company that paid nearly a million dollar settlement on his behalf, since it was liable under the law as the owner of the vehicle.  The leasing company…
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  • Email Destruction Trial:  Insurance Class Action

    Quadrino Schwartz successfully conducted an unprecedented trial in a class action regarding email destruction. Quadrino Schwartz established at the trial that the insurance company violated an…
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  • No Fault Insurance:  Medical Provider Reimbursement

    When a large-scale medical provider was faced with millions of dollars in denied insurance claims, Quadrino Schwartz was hired to fight back.  Abuses by the automobile insurance company were…
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  • Life Insurance:  Policy Lapse Issues

    We successfully fought for a life insurance settlement for an AIDS victim. Life insurance companies often claim that their insurance polices have lapsed due to a failure of the policyholder to pay premiums,…
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