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For half a century, Niles Barton has provided legal counsel and advice to insurance companies, brokers and businesses regarding property insurance, insurance claims, coverage, and defense. Our insurance attorneys have substantial experience investigating and litigating various coverage issues, including arson, fraud and business interruption. We also counsel clients on how to resolve claims in accordance with the insurance policy, contract provisions, and the law.

Niles Barton is one of the few firms to have an experienced group of property insurance attorneys who have represented insurers in arbitration, mediation and litigation in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, New York, North Carolina and the District of Columbia. We assist clients with handling property insurance claims involving arson, mold, asbestos, lead-based paint, contamination, builders risk, real estate, machinery, technology, business interruption, and extra expense. We also advise on representations and warranties insurance covered losses in M&A transactions focusing on deal-specific policy and purchase agreement terms in response to significant claims.

Our attorneys provide legal opinions concerning coverage and have an impressive track record representing clients in litigation, including proceedings in state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative agencies, arbitration panels and in mediation.

Additionally, our attorneys advise and counsel on a variety of insurance regulatory and compliance matters ranging from defending regulatory investigation litigation to supporting company licensing.

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