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Insurance Law & Litigation

B. Casey Yim has provided advice and litigation and coverage consultation to corporate clients, individuals and insurers concerning subjects of underwriting, coverage, claims handling, risk management, and bad faith liability. He has represent insurers and insurance industry defendants in litigation and appeals filed in the State and Federal Courts of California.

Mr. Yim's experience covers all types of insurance policies for primary, excess and umbrella insurers, the surplus lines market, non-US insurers (including insurers based in the Asian, Europe and the London markets), risk managers, reinsurers and risk management pools. Examples of the kinds of policies and business on which Mr. Yim has provided advice and/or handled litigation include:

  • Commercial General Liability
  • LPL Policies
  • MPL Policies
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Accountants Liability
  • Life, Health & Disability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • ERISA
  • Financial Institutions
  • Technology
  • Trucking
  • Commercial Auto
  • Incidental Liability & Occupational Accident Policies
  • Garagekeepers
  • Personal Lines
  • First-Party Insurances
  • Marine
  • Fine-Art & Specie
  • Difference in Conditions
  • AgriBusiness
  • Environmental and Toxic Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Policies (OCIP, WRAP, and others)
  • Program Business
  • Other Insurance & Additional Insured Issues

Mr. Yim possess the expertise and depth of experience necessary to effectively and efficiently provide clients with the highly specialized services demanded by insurance law issues, including:

  • Drafting, Writing and Interpreting Policy Forms, Endorsements & Contracts
  • Providing Coverage Opinions and Drafting Reservation of Rights/Denial Letters
  • Assisting Risk Managers, Underwriters and Claims Departments In Evaluating and/or Implementing Insurance Programs, and claims handling policies and procedures
  • Representing Insurers In Declaratory Relief Lawsuits & Complex Insurance Litigation
  • Defending Insurers Against Bad Faith Claims
  • Defending Brokers & Agents Against Professional Negligence Claims
  • Providing Appellate Representation
  • Negotiating Settlements and Policyholder Releases
  • Providing Claims Handling Advice
  • Representing Insurers in Communications with Independent Counsel
  • Providing Risk Management Advice, Assessments and Audits
  • Handling Corporate and Regulatory Matters
  • Serving as National, Regional, Local and Monitoring Counsel
  • Handling Examinations Under Oath, Appraisals and Fraud Claims
  • Serving as Mediators, Arbitrators, Umpires and Expert Witnesses

The Law Offices of B. Casey Yim is known not only for consistently providing reliable and proactive legal advice, but also for providing exceptional and creative, strategic solution-focused representation, targeted to the specific problem, with minimum cost.

Mr. Yim's reputation for excellence is built upon our high rate of success in summary judgment motions, trials and appeals (non-published and published case results). His cases usually involve cutting-edge issues and undeveloped areas of law. In addition, he has the ability to effectively assess complicated underlying contractual or factual issues and complex exposures in such a manner so as to bring about early resolution to disputes.

Mr. Yim is an author of an upcoming legal treatise on Legal Malpractice Law (accepted for publication, Thomson-Reuters, Spring 2014), and has been called on to present on insurance and professional liability topics for State, national and international legal CLE providers.