Accomplished attorneys providing solid legal counsel and legal representation.

Defending Insurance Companies And Businesses For Three Decades

At Melito & Adolfsen P.C., we have been at the center of insurance and personal injury defense law for over 30 years and have a reputation for developing innovative strategies to manage even the most complex cases. We will advise your organization on whether a case should be tried, negotiated or arbitrated by giving you the straightforward answers you need to make sound, cost-effective decisions.

Representing Clients In All Types Of Insurance Defense Claims

From routine cases to complex litigation, arbitration and mediation, we represent clients across the spectrum of insurance defense legal claims. Our practice includes representation for claims such as:

  • Personal injury, including construction accident claims
  • New York Labor Law cases
  • Medical malpractice cases
  • Nursing home liability cases
  • Premises liability claims
  • Product liability claims
  • Bad faith claims
  • Casualty, automobile and general liability defense issues
  • Professional malpractice defense

Common Types Of Personal Injury Defense Claims

We represent clients in a wide range of industries defending insurance defense claims, including personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. Listed below are some of the types of cases we see most often.

Construction accidents We defend lawsuits alleging injuries resulting from violations of safe work environment requirements in Sections 200, 240 and 241 of New York Labor Law. Our attorneys also represent clients in disputes over additional insured clauses and utilizing the anti-subrogation rule.

Product liability claims Our attorneys represent manufacturers, distributors and resellers of products alleged to have caused injury due to defective design or manufacture. We have successfully represented clients in cases involving a wide range of products, including tools, consumer goods and industrial products.

Nursing home liability claims We have defended nursing homes and medical professionals against charges of negligence and abuse. We represent clients in governmental agency hearings across the state, including the New York State Department of Health.

Commercial premises liability – Slip-and-fall accidents on commercial property and injuries allegedly caused by a failure to provide sufficient security are commonplace in New York. We defend businesses and nonprofits of all sizes against all forms of premises liability claims.

Aggressive, Cost-Effective Representation

We provide value to our clients with effective, cost-efficient service. We routinely identity cases where early disposition by motion is possible, or whether a matter is ripe for mediation. When a dispositive motion or mediation is not feasible, we aggressively pursue strategies to resolve claims early in the litigation.

For Insurance Defense Representation, Contact Us Today

Contact our firm online or call us at 212-238-8900 to speak with a lawyer about our practice. We are proud to offer services in multiple languages, including Spanish, French, German, Hebrew and Arabic.

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