Insurance Defense Attorneys in Kingston, NY
Experience when it matters most
At Cook, Netter, Cloonan, Kurtz & Murphy, P.C., we have provided legal advice and representation to insurance companies, municipalities and the self-insured throughout New York for more than 100 years. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling the following issues at every level of state and federal court:
- Insurance claims and litigation
- Coverage issues
We are dedicated to providing you with the personal attention and respect that your company deserves. Our attorneys and staff are courteous, dedicated and highly responsive to each client’s individual needs.
Kingston, NY insurance defense lawyers with your best interests in mind
The reputation of Cook, Kurtz & Murphy, P.C. has been established over the years through our successful insurance defense trial lawyers. However, our clients are concerned about the expense of litigation. We recognize that avoiding litigation may often be in your best interest. Whenever possible, our best efforts are made to resolve claims without resorting to the courts. To save clients time and money, we take an aggressive and proactive approach to case management. Due to our extensive trial and appellate experience, we have the ability to quickly analyze the key issues of liability and exposure that are central to resolving disputes with efficiency and prudence. Our Kingston, NY lawyers routinely use arbitration and mediation to settle claims at a cost that is significantly less than trial and propose settlements that have your company’s best interests in mind.
Representation of insurance companies, municipalities and the self-insured that you can rely on
Our firm is the second oldest law firm in Ulster County. Our extensive experience enables us to provide insurance companies, municipalities and self-insured entities with a wide variety of legal services, including:
- Tort litigation of all varieties
- Claim management and apportionment services
- Insurance coverage opinion letters and declaratory judgment actions
- Reinsurance advice and issue resolution
- Bad faith litigation
- Professional liability litigation
- Arbitration and mediation
- Subrogation claims
Our insurance defense attorneys in Kingston, NY are proficient in advising and representing insurance companies on questions involving insurance coverage through detailed coverage letters and declaratory judgment actions when necessary. We are often called upon to litigate subrogation claims against third parties to reimburse our clients for payments made to insureds.
Our defense lawyers represent municipalities, police and fire departments and other governmental entities throughout New York State on liability issues, including civil rights claims, excessive force cases and common negligence claims.
Trusted attorneys ready to defend you
Call Cook, Kurtz & Murphy, P.C. at 845-943-2498 today or contact us online to schedule a consultation. We offer weekend and evening appointments as needed. From our offices in Kingston, we represent clients throughout the state of New York. We are located a block from the Ulster County Courthouse in the Old Dutch Church neighborhood.