Uninsured Motorist (UM), Supplementary Underinsured Motorist (SUM)

Burden & Hansen, LLC defends insurance companies and self-insureds in matters involving Uninsured Motorist (UM) and Supplementary Underinsured Motorist coverage (SUM).

Our attorneys have lectured at seminars on these topics and have the experience and expertise to handle complex insurance coverage issues that are involved in this area of the law.

We move quickly to investigate and determine the defenses available to our client, whether the claimant’s first step is demanding arbitration or filing a lawsuit. Our intricate comprehension of this area of the law enables our lawyers to determine the appropriate strategy for each case, including whether to file an Article 75 proceeding to temporarily and/or permanently stay an arbitration and to meet the strict deadlines applicable to these proceedings.

Our extensive trial experience equips us to map out the appropriate legal strategy for a strong defense. When representing a client, we develop creative strategies and solutions to resolving claims. We are prepared to mount an aggressive defense at trial when needed.

UM and SUM coverage are an area of the law that continues to develop. Burden & Hansen, LLC have the ability as well as the skill needed to build a strong defense against claims related to this coverage.