Torts & Insurance


Sturgill Turner’s insurance defense attorneys represent insurance companies, individual insureds, and self-insured entities under a variety of insurance policies in courts across the Commonwealth. With more than a combined century of litigation experience working these clients, we have the ability to analyze cases and resolve them in an efficient manner. Our trial experience also grants us a familiarity with the procedures, judges and potential jury pools in counties across the state, which we take into account as we litigate a case. Our insurance law and insurance defense services include:

  • Review and analysis of insurance agreements

  • Comprehensive General Liability (CGL) policy claims

  • Automobile insurance claims

  • Policy coverage opinions

  • Duty to defend analysis and reservation of rights letters

  • Declaration of rights actions

  • “Bad faith” claims and extracontractual liability

  • Premises liability claims

  • Property insurance and homeowners policy claims

  • Property damage claims

  • Fraud and arson claims

  • Underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage

  • Excess coverage issues and Subrogation


Our automobile liability attorneys have handled cases involving severe injuries, including brain trauma and paralysis, as well as fatalities. Additionally, they have dealt with a wide range of automobile liability issues, including those that apply in pedestrian cases, trucking cases, multiple and single vehicle accidents, no fault coverage, uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, and lien, subrogation, and indemnity issues.