Insurance Defense

Erickson, Thorpe & Swainston opened its doors in 1969 as an insurance defense firm, and this portion of our practice remains a vital part of our business. Over the years, Erickson, Thorpe & Swainston has successfully represented policy holders in a wide variety of cases, defending every conceivable insurable interest. In addition to defending policy holders, Erickson, Thorpe & Swainston frequently represents insurance carriers directly, defending first-party claims, providing coverage opinions and providing representation on extra-contractual matters.

Our firm also provides review of claim practices and procedures and offers educational assistance to help insurance carriers remain current with Nevada law and claim procedure requirements. Our long-standing relationship with many major insurance carriers is a testament to the quality of our work.

The Firm is listed in Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and, of course, the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory where we have been awarded its highest rating, “AV.”