Results rooted in attentive service and resolute advocacy
At Falk Waas, we ensure the best outcomes for our clients through our synergistic approach. Our team goes the extra mile, by tapping into our vast collective knowledge base and specialized insight, in order to achieve successful results.
We review and interpret insurance policies of all types and provide coverage opinions, as well as represent insurers in declaratory judgment actions both in state and federal court.
We represent healthcare providers in malpractice matters from pre-suit investigations through trial. We also advise our healthcare clients in Amendment 7 inquiries, root cause analysis, peer review, patient safety organizations and medical staff issues.
General and Premises Liability
We represent companies of all types and sizes in the defense of claims involving general and premises liability including negligent security, negligent design and maintenance of commercial and residential properties. We also represent businesses in matters of allegations of sexual assault and other intentional torts.
We represent product manufacturers and those who place products into the stream of commerce in all actions involving allegations of product defect. Our firm becomes involved at first notice of the claim to ensure preservation of the integrity of the product and to investigate all possible defenses.
First Party Defense
We represent residential and commercial property insurers in defending claims and suits brought by their insureds alleging breach of contract for denying covered claims or that the benefits paid were insufficient and not in accordance with the terms of the policy. We also handle and defend related Assignment of Benefits claims and suits brought by mitigation, restoration, mold remediation and general contractors against the insurers.
Auto, Trucking and Rideshare Liability
We represent rental car companies, automobile insurers, trucking companies and rideshare services in the defense of lawsuits involving commercial and private vehicles. Our practice includes the defense of first-party and third-party actions.
We represent commercial and private landowners in defending construction defect claims resulting in bodily injury and property damage. Our firm becomes involved at the first notice of the loss to ensure that the evidence is preserved in order to best protect and defend our clients.
We are experienced in representing clients in appellate matters related to all areas of our practice. This includes the handling of all pretrial motions and trial support, as well as, pursuing appeals during litigation and post-trial. We represent our clients in both the State and Federal appellate courts.
We represent healthcare providers in all phases of Department of Health investigations, from preliminary investigations and administrative hearings, to the final stages of Board action. We also represent our clients before the Division of Administrative Hearings in NICA and Medical Malpractice Arbitration.
Bad Faith Litigation
We represent insurers in both first-party and third-party bad faith actions. Our firm provides our clients a detailed analysis of the issues involved and the best plan of action to defend the claim recognizing the significant exposures involved.