Environmental Coverage

Selman Breitman is one of a handful of firms that has true experience in environmental coverage matters. Insurance coverage issues relating to asbestos exposure, asbestos property damage, chemical exposures, pollution claims, and hazardous waste cleanup now comprise a major threat to the economic vitality of the insurance industry. It is essential that counsel be retained to provide a consistent, appropriately aggressive, yet realistic approach to these evolving coverage matters.

Our firm has represented insurance carriers in the biggest environmental insurance coverage cases in our geographical area, and we have provided insurance coverage analysis and consultation for insurance carriers throughout the United States, including the South, Midwest and Northwestern regions. In several states including California, Selman Breitman has been involved in the cases that are shaping this area of the law.

Sophisticated Leaders, Innovators, & Litigators

The partners of the firm have lectured on environmental coverage matters to seminars sponsored by the American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Emerging and Environmental Claim Managers Association, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Additionally, partners have served as the vice chairman of the Toxic and Environmental Law Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (ABA TIPS); and as the vice chairman of the Toxic Tort and Insurance Law Subsection of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Environmental Law Section.

Our law firm has been active in organizing, chairing and presenting topics at seminars sponsored by the Insurance Educational Association and the Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association.

If you would like to discuss a specific environmental or toxic tort issue, please contact us to speak with an experienced attorney at Selman Breitman.