The attorneys in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Torts, Trial & Insurance Services practice routinely represent individuals and corporate clients in all aspects of litigation involving torts and insurance matters. Torts SKO’s attorneys represent clients from initial investigation through discovery, trial, appeal when necessary, and mediation/settlement where appropriate. Our experience is comprehensive and includes defense and prosecution of cases for clients of all sizes, ranging from large companies to individual persons. We have experience in virtually all varieties of tort litigation including but not limited to: Accounting malpractice Aviation disasters Business torts Chemical exposure Clergy malpractice Damage to business and business interruption Defamation Engineering and design failure Engineering malpractice Fraud Highway and trucking accidents Hospital and nursing home negligence Industrial and occupational injury or disease Industrial fires and explosions Heavy equipment operation Land and title disputes Legal malpractice Medical device litigation Medical malpractice Personal injury Pharmaceutical liability Premises liability Product liability Property damage RICO violations Senior and long-term care defense Toxic tort Violations of safety standards §1983 civil rights actions Insurance SKO is fully experienced in all types of insurance issues, representing policyholders and insurers alike in a wide range of claims. Our practice involves traditional first and 3rd party insurance defense, including personal, commercial and professional liability insurance. We also routinely handle coverage disputes, defense of bad faith claims, and other matters relating to surety, bonding, and life and health insurance claims. Litigation Our attorneys represent clients through all stages of the litigation process, with emphasis on complex litigation and trials. SKO has a record success in trials and includes among its members many nationally-recognized trial lawyers. At the same time, we recognize that courtroom trials can be expensive and place huge demands on the time, resources and business of our clients. Therefore, we encourage dispute resolution when appropriate including mediation, arbitration and traditional settlement negotiation. From the onset of a lawsuit, we work to reduce costs by assembling an appropriately sized team to handle the matter in the most efficient, cost effective manner possible with frequent communication to the client.