Long Island Insurance Disputes Attorneys

Long Island Insurance Law firm resolving insurance coverage disputes for our clients for more than sixty years

Although insurance companies like to portray themselves as good friends, neighbors, and helping hands, there are many times when the relationship between the insurance company and its insureds becomes adversarial. Insurers are armed with various defenses to coverage that they may invoke in certain circumstances, thus effectively vitiating the coverage paid for by the insured. In such instances, it is critically important to know and understand the “rules of the game” and how to combat those defenses in order to preserve and/or maximize the available insurance coverage. The fight for insurance coverage may be to the benefit not only of the insureds, but also to injured parties seeking compensation from the insureds.

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The Mineola, Long Island law firm of Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP has successfully represented injured parties and insureds in insurance coverage disputes– either at the pre-lawsuit stage or as a result of litigation, such as declaratory judgment actions or direct actions against insurance companies–for the past 60+ years. As authors, columnists, commentators, and lecturers on insurance law, our opinions and expertise in these areas are highly respected and well-accepted. We know how to fight to get the most insurance coverage and benefits possible for our clients. We handle such insurance cases on Long Island and throughout the New York Metropolitan area (Nassau and Suuffolk Counties), as well as the five boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island), and Westchester and Rockland Counties.

In addition, we “wrote the book,” as they say, on Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists coverage, one of our partners having authored the seminal treatises and articles pertaining to that particular form of insurance coverage. Thus, we are highly experienced and skillful at handling claims involving Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists coverage, whether in arbitration or litigation.

We are highly experienced and proficient in handling many types of insurance cases, including:

  • Automobile Insurance
  • Property and Casualty insurance
  • First-party insurance claims
  • No-Fault insurance
  • Actions against Agents or Brokers
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Excess and Umbrella Insurance
  • Uninsured and Underinsured driver Accidents
  • Insurer Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Subrogation
  • Insurance appeals
For more information on insurance claims, visit the Lectures and Articles and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pages on this website.

Experience, dedication, results

The experienced and knowledgeable lawyers at Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP have efficiently and successfully represented clients in insurance coverage disputes and other insurance law matters for more than five decades. If you, a loved one, friend, or acquaintance are involved in a dispute pertaining to insurance coverage and need the assistance of an experienced attorney, call us at (516) 747-1100 or toll-free at (866) 353-7918, or contact the firm online for a free consultation. Allow us to put our experience and expertise to work for you!