Property Damage Defense

Property Damage Defense

The Need For Scrutiny

Mordini Schwartz Vine is an accomplished trial firm with decades of experience litigating and investigating losses resulting from fire, weather damage, theft, vandalism, automobile accidents, structural failures and other catastrophic events.  Having defended thousands of property damage claims involving suspected claim padding, prior loss concealment, betterment and insurance fraud the firm’s attorneys are skilled in all aspects of investigation and strategy.  In a market where property claims can devastate a carrier’s loss ratio, Mordini Schwartz Vine protects both the insurer and the insured from suspicious and costly claims.

Investigation Skills And Resources

Effective property damage defense requires prompt action that often includes site investigations and inspections in order to gather evidence before it is destroyed.  Mordini Schwartz Vine initiates, supervises and coordinates post-occurrence investigations and reconstructions.  The firm’s attorneys are skilled in assembling qualified and respected teams of engineers, investigators and technicians to ensure the best defense of costly property claims.

Evidence That Wins Cases

Mordini Schwartz Vine attorneys are accustomed to moving quickly to obtain, preserve and protect evidence necessary to defeat or minimize the company’s exposure.  The firm engages in targeted discovery designed to identify loss history and uncover motivations to fabricate or inflate suspicious claims.  Proactive litigation allows defense counsel to exercise every strategic and procedural option, including time-sensitive third-party practice.

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