Lead counsel for policyholder involving $117 million of insurance coverage
Lead counsel to manufacturer in connection with two carriers (primary and excess) in connection with coverage for asbestos claims. In October 2018, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued a sweeping ruling that requires two insurance companies to fulfill their obligations to make available $117 million in coverage to a fabric manufacturer defending ongoing personal injury litigation resulting from exposure to asbestos that its products contained years ago, which decision was left undisturbed the Georgia Supreme Court. Nat.’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh PA v. Scapa Dryer Fabrics, Inc., 348 Ga App. 149, 819 S.E.2d 920 (2018), cert. denied (Ga. July 1, 2019).