Insurance Defense


Insurance  defense is central to the litigation practice at Howard & Festa.  Each attorney at the firm has extensive experience representing the company's insureds and is an active insurance defense lawyer.


Our firm represents insurers and their insureds in an array of matters, including: 


  • Motor vehicle accidents

  • Uninsured motorist claims

  • Personal injury

  • Wrongful death

  • Products liability

  • Premises liability

  • Property and casualty claims

  • Commercial policy claims

  • Medical, legal, and other professional malpractice

  • Workers’ compensation

  • Municipal and school district liability

  • Bad faith claims

  • Subrogation


Zealous Protection of Our Clients’ Interests


The breadth and depth of our insurance defense experience has helped us hone a common sense, cost-effective, and practical approach to insurance litigation. Each of our lawyers is well versed in the most current electronic billing systems and L&A codes, such as LSS and Legaltracker, among others.


While we are based in Mobile, our insurance defense practice spans the Gulf Coast. We practice in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies and other tribunals throughout Alabama and Mississippi.  Each insurance defense attorney in Mobile at our firm is an experienced litigator, having tried thousands of cases before judges, juries, and administrative tribunals.  We also have decades of experience in arbitration and mediation.