Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Ronald Kammer focuses on the representation of insurers nationally. He has been involved in many significant third party coverage disputes including cases that interpreted an insurance company’s duty to defend and indemnify, breach of policy conditions, claims involving bad faith and unfair and deceptive trade practices, as well as coverage obligations for construction defect, pollution, trademark and patent infringement claims.
Mr. Kammer also handles first party coverage disputes, including claims involving breach of policy warrants, business interruption, misrepresentation and fraud. He regularly provides advice to insurance carriers and policyholders on issues involving policy interpretation, claims handling practice and procedures, and the drafting of insurance policy provisions. Mr. Kammer also practices in general civil litigation including commercial litigation and legal malpractice.
He has tried cases and handled appeals involving bad faith as well as first and third party insurance coverage disputes including property, commercial general liability, excess and umbrella, professional lines, commercial and personal automobile, homeowners, fidelity bond and life insurance. In addition, Mr. Kammer has served as an expert in legal malpractice, insurance coverage, bad faith and attorney fee disputes.