Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a case by which the plaintiff alleged wrongful denial of his request for long-term incapacity advantages by the firm’s consumer, pursuant to ERISA. The firm moved for abstract judgment in District Court on the bottom that the motion was time-barred by language within the policy requiring that policyholders begin legal actions inside three years of the date that a proof of loss is due beneath the coverage. The plaintiff argued that the coverage language was ambiguous and never permissible underneath New York law, which has a six-year statute of limitations for breach of contract actions. WSHB argued that, when afforded its plain that means, the policy language is clear and unambiguous and that New York Courts have consistently held that events can contract to reduce the statute of limitations from six years to three years.
Lawyers Skilled Legal Responsibility Tendencies
We also often characterize leading accounting corporations, main consulting corporations, and numerous national and worldwide regulation firms. In truth, we have tried several issues to successful conclusion and have prevailed on the motion stage in quite a few cases on behalf of skilled corporations. Post & Schell’s comprehensive Professional Liability Department offers defense litigation, consulting, and threat administration companies to both proprietary and non-profit corporations and people in matters involving allegations of skilled legal responsibility and malpractice. Our shoppers embrace a wide selection of professionals within the health care, authorized, accounting, real estate, and engineering industries, amongst others. We have intensive experience in first get together protection litigation, and business interruption protection circumstances.
The breadth of our firm’s follow permits us to mix the data of our purchasers’ particular areas of regulation with the experience of our Professional Responsibility group to make sure the optimum results. Law corporations are not immune from litigation initiated by dissatisfied shoppers, disgruntled former workers, regulatory companies and state and federal prosecutors. We recognize that any claim towards a regulation agency, regardless of its merit, has the potential to trigger embarrassment and harm to the firm’s rigorously cultivated status. We symbolize firms and people in industries such as accounting, banking and finance, insurance and engineering.