For over 50 years our firm has defended insurance companies in various aspects in both first party and third party coverage. Our services for clients include coverage opinions, mediations, lawsuits in trial courts, and, appeals. The firm frequently works with counsel in other states on specialized insurance coverage issues. We represent clients in both state and federal courts.
Combining its specialties in insurance law and appellate practice, the firm has been consulted for not only appeals by parties to litigation, but also for amicus curiae briefs for submission to the Michigan Supreme Court on behalf of the Insurance Institute of Michigan and the Michigan Insurance Coalition in cases of significance to the jurisprudence.
The Willingham & Cote’, Approach
At Willingham & Cote’, P.C., our attorneys believe in vigorously and thoroughly investigating cases and leaving no stone unturned. Our attorneys are well versed in medical knowledge and terminology which assists in analyzing complex medical causation issues. Our attorneys also enjoy battling with opposing treating physicians and experts to obtain favorable admissions for use at trial. Once a thorough investigation has been complete, our attorneys try to obtain favorable rulings whenever possible through summary disposition motions. If that cannot be achieved then our attorneys relish a good fight at trial.