Insurance coverage cases are often complicated, technical, and contentious.   With extensive national and local experience litigating multi-million dollar insurance coverage disputes, Rendigs’ insurance coverage practice group members are knowledgeable and skilled in all aspects of insurance laws and regulations.

Our attorneys can help clients with:

  • Counsel and guidance on coverage issues, preparation of coverage opinion letters, and alternative dispute resolution
  • Litigation involving comprehensive general liability, errors and omissions, professional liability, excess, and umbrella policies in state and federal courts
  • Claims handling issues
  • Bad faith claims and litigation

Our Insurance Coverage Team

Mike’s practice is focused on civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts including: • Product liability actions defending manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers • Trucking and transportation matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, and carriage of freight; • Commercial and corporation litigation including breach of contract, unfair competition, shareholder disputes and buy-outs; • Professional negligence litigation (accountant negligence, medical and health care negligence, wrongful death suits, and professional licensing board matters); • Defending self-insured companies, insurance companies and their insureds against liability and coverage claims • Personal injury and wrongful death litigation; • Construction litigation; and • Probate litigation (will contests, trust-related disputes and declaratory judgment litigation).
Ryan practices in general civil litigation, with an emphasis on federal court practice and insurance defense. Prior to joining Rendigs, Ryan served as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge David L. Bunning in the Eastern District of Kentucky, and to U.S. District Court Judge William J. Zloch in the Southern District of Florida. He has also served as a State Prosecutor in Indiana, and as an advisor to a national non-profit corporation in Washington, D.C.

Ryan J. Dwyer

Associate

James’ practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis on construction law, employment law, civil rights, and professional liability. Beginning with his federal courtship, James has substantial experience with federal court cases, at the trial court and appellate levels. James is often called upon within the office and by referring counsel to prepare and argue appellate briefs.
Will’s practice focuses on civil litigation and insurance coverage. His litigation practice is varied and ranges from construction and commercial disputes to product liability and legal malpractice. His insurance coverage practice includes opinions, litigation, and counseling carriers on policy issues.
Ed’s practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis on products liability, fire losses, environmental claims, mold claims, toxic torts, employer liability, insurance coverage, professional liability, and commercial litigation. Relying on his technical background, Ed is often called upon by other attorneys to handle the most complex expert witness issues.
Named the 2013 Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” for Insurance Law in Cincinnati, John’s practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis on insurance coverage matters. He practices in state and federal courts in Ohio and Kentucky. John also litigates professional liability, aviation liability, wrongful death claims and serious personal injury claims. John is also general counsel for the Western Water Company.
Pete’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of complex and product liability litigation. He has active and extensive pretrial, trial, and appellate experience with a concentration on products liability, high exposure and complex matters, commercial litigation, and insurance matters in numerous states across the country.
Jon is the team leader for the insurance and general litigation group. His practice focuses on litigation, which encompasses matters involving serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, product liability, fire losses, mold claims, toxic torts, and class actions. Jon prides himself in advancing cases quickly toward an early evaluation and resolution, whether by negotiation, motion or trial.
Jon’s practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis in the areas of insurance defense in Kentucky and Ohio courts. He handles personal injury, property damage, and premises liability claims. He is experienced in all aspects of a civil case, from discovery to alternative dispute resollution to trial to post trial relief, and represents both individuals and businesses.
Chad’s practice is concentrated on employment law, admiralty and maritime law, insurance coverage, and general civil litigation in Ohio and Indiana. He has extensive experience and an active pre-trial, trial, and appellate practice in these areas.

Chad E. Willits

Of Counsel