Insurance Law

Detroit Insurance Defense and Michigan Insurance Law Lawyers

Our insurance defense attorneys provide legal counsel and litigation services to insurance companies. At Kaufman, Payton & Chapa, we represent members of the insurance industry in a wide range of issues. Since our firm was founded in 1975, we have built a results-oriented team of attorneys, dedicated to providing the professional service and communication our clients deserve. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with a knowledgeable insurance law attorney.

We assist clients throughout the insurance industry. We serve clients ranging from large, admitted carriers and surplus line insurance carriers to insurance carriers who prefer to operate on a non-admitted basis. As a highly regulated industry, many insurance providers must deal with issues of taxation and licensing from the Department of Insurance in Michigan. Even surplus lines carriers should be aware of the legal and financial ramifications of government regulation. We have extensive experience representing the surplus lines industry and admitted carriers for all of their legal needs.

Insurance companies often need help determining the extent of coverage described by an insurance policy. We work with these companies in filing actions for declaratory judgment about who is covered under a policy and the extent of that coverage. Anything from asbestos law to fleet policies and car lease policies may be the subject of a declaratory action. We deal with many issues related to coverage. Was there a duty to advise? Should there have been mortgagees, or is a party included as an additional insured under an omnibus clause? The expectations of clients do not always mesh with the reality of a policy. When litigation arises over coverage, we help insurance companies defend their interests and manage their policies effectively.

Whether you need a Detroit insurance defense lawyer or advice on Michigan's insurance regulations, our attorneys can help. Contact us if you need the assistance of experienced insurance law professionals. If you have further questions, please visit our insurance defense information center.

From our offices in Farmington Hills, Detroit, and Grand Rapids, we serve clients throughout Michigan, including but not limited to Dearborn, Livonia, Southfield, Troy, Pontiac, Warren, Mount Clemens, Sterling Heights, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Flint, Lower Peninsula, and all of Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County and other counties throughout Michigan.