Insurance Defense


Gascou Hopkins represents clients in a wide array of insurance specialties. Our insurance defense practice is part of a firm-wide multidisciplinary practice serving the insurance industry for more than three decades. In addition to direct representation of insurers, members of our firm have acted as appointed defense counsel for insureds in a variety of third party claims. These actions include defense of lawsuits for insurance broker malpractice, products liability, and personal injury cases of all types.

Representative Matters:

Defense of personal injury actions against insured trucking corporations on behalf of a national trucking insurer.

Suit against major California ski area by semi-professional snowboarder for injuries to his knee following collision with a snowboarding rail.

Defense of personal injury and negligence claims of all types under CGL policies for a national liability carrier, including actions against trustees, insurance brokers, and union trusts.