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Phoenix Insurance Lawyers

Exceptional Legal Knowledge. Decades of Relevant Experience.

Kunz Plitt Hyland & Demlong, P.C., offers its clients the benefits of exceptional legal knowledge and thought leadership, and decades of relevant litigation, arbitration and mediation experience. The firm's practice areas include:

Insurance

Anchored by four seasoned trial lawyers with extensive industry experience, the firm's insurance practice group is one of the largest of its kind in the southwest. Kunz Plitt Hyland & Demlong, P.C., has a multistate practice in this area representing an impressive list of well-known insurance companies. The nature and complexity of the matters handled range from simple automobile liability coverage questions to complex commercial coverage litigation where multimillion-dollar exposures are common. Our coverage attorneys are not simply "litigators," but experienced trial lawyers who have successfully completed numerous jury trials. Many of the attorneys within the group have published in the field and maintain strong local, state and national reputations.

The firm's insurance practice group has a tradition of excellence in providing detailed and complex coverage analysis in a timely manner, in addition to defending insurance companies against claims for bad faith and punitive damages regarding property and casualty, life and, accident, health, and disability claims. The practice group has also handled bad faith claims arising from the denial of complex property, business interruption, and directors and officers insurance coverage matters. These cases have been successfully defended through trial and appeal at both the state and federal court levels. Contact the Phoenix auto, home and life insurance attorneys of Kunz Plitt Hyland & Demlong, P.C., to learn more.

Employment Law

Our employment law practice group represents clients of all sizes and from diverse industries, including the public sector. Our attorneys have considerable experience providing counsel and litigating all aspects of employment-related claims and issues, including age, sex, religion, disability, equal pay, non-compete agreements, race, family medical leave (FMLA), pregnancy, drug testing, retaliation, whistleblowing protection and wrongful discharge, as well as EPLI.

We bring substantial talent and significant industry experience to our handling of employment-related issues while maintaining a cost-effective rate structure that does not require the high fees charged by large law firms with similar specialized practice groups. The use of Kunz Plitt Hyland & Demlong, P.C., as employment counsel by several leading insurance companies has substantially reduced the cost of their litigation in employment-related matters while increasing the potential for positive results by using specialized employment counsel as opposed to standard insurance defense counsel who handle an occasional employment matter. The firm also maintains a transactional employment practice from which employment practice programs are developed and maintained for the firm's corporate and public sector clients.

Civil Litigation, Including Personal Injury

The firm's litigation practice group has a demonstrated ability to try cases before juries and judges. The chairman of the group is a member of the Arizona's American Board of Trial Advocates and is certified by the Arizona State Bar Association as a specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation. Our attorneys have successfully tried product liability cases, including complex and novel products liability matters involving automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer products. Contact us to consult one of the firm's Arizona and New Mexico personal injury and workers' compensation attorneys.

The firm's insurance defense practice provides comprehensive representation to individuals, corporations and insurance companies in matters ranging from general negligence to consumer fraud. The tort litigation practice group specializes in complex injury cases, including brain injury, catastrophic injury and wrongful death. The group also represents professional malpractice claims involving doctors, lawyers, architects, engineers, insurance agents and other licensed professionals and providers.