Insurance Litigation

CLEVELAND INSURANCE LITIGATION ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING CLIENTS NATIONWIDE

The personalized attention our law firm provides every one of our clients, even in class action lawsuits, ensures that each client’s needs and goals are striven for with persistence and dedication. At Weisman, Kennedy & Berris Co., L.P.A., we listen to your concerns, we address and analyze every aspect of your case, and we invest in your resolution.

Our Cleveland, Ohio-based, firm pursues insurance fraud claims aggressively and tactfully on behalf of individual clients, attorneys and other law firms across the country. Our insurance litigation attorneys have extensive experience as lead counsel, class counsel and liaisons for insurance class action litigation in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. We efficiently and effectively pursue class claims and secure substantial benefits for the class.

Our national recognition for success and our passion for our work afford us access to a network of resources, experts and other specialized lawyers in the field that add dividends to the value our clients expect from our services.

We have extensive experience in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Managing partner Eric Kennedy is appointed to the Northern District of Ohio Advisory Group. He is the Futures Committee chair and a member of the Civil Committee.

Three Main Types of Insurance Fraud Claims

  1. Fraud claims related to misleading and/or inaccurate sales and marketing practices of insurance companies.
  2. Breach of contract or insurance bad faith claims, which involve an insurance company’s failure to properly pay claims, collect premiums properly, accurately represent contracts in the sales process, properly provide legal representation to policyholders and other issues.
  3. Life insurance fraud claims stemming from improperly calculated interest following payout of life insurance policy.

Representative Cases

Weisman, Kennedy & Berris has managed and acted as liaison counsel in several insurance fraud class action cases nationwide. These cases often present difficult and complex factual scenarios and/or legal issues of first impression. The experience, knowledge and abilities of our law firm stand out in these cases:

  • Kline v. The Progressive Corporation, Circuit Court of Johnson County, Illinois (Settlement providing for class benefits in excess of $450 million)
  • Goldy v. Auto Owners Insurance Co., et al., Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 03-518258 (Settlement providing for class benefits in excess of $22 million)
  • Stanich v. Travelers Indemnity Company, et al., United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Case No. 1:06CV962 (Settlement providing for class benefits of approximately $22.5 million)
  • Hrnyak v. Mid-West National Life Insurance Company of Tennessee, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Case No. 1:08CV2642 (Settlement providing for class benefits of approximately $6.4 million)
  • Ellens v. Genworth Life and Annuity Insurance Company, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Case No. 1:08CV2640 and Middleton v. Genworth Life and Annuity Insurance Company, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Case No. 1:08CV2641 (Joint Settlement providing for class benefits of approximately $7.2 million)

Contact an Experienced Attorney Today

At Weisman, Kennedy & Berris, our attorneys strive for results on behalf of each individual client we represent. Contact us today at 216-781-1111 or toll free at 800-475-1189 to schedule a free initial consultation with an insurance litigation attorney.

*Every case is different and can be evaluated only upon the facts unique to that particular case. Therefore, information contained in this website concerning the results in any case may NOT be viewed as a representation, prediction, warranty or guarantee by Weisman, Kennedy & Berris of like or similar results in any other case.