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250 Hudson Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106

860-247-9933 Phone
860-247-9944 FAX

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Connecticut Insurance Defense & Insurance Coverage Attorney

Protecting the interests of insurers and insureds

We bring a strong background in civil litigation defense and mediation, coupled with an in-depth understanding of the insurance industry and insurance issues, to bring resolution to even the most challenging insurance claims and coverage matters. At the Hartford law firm of William J. Melley III, we get results for our clients in matters ranging from coverage disputes and commercial general liability to defense against claims of insurance bad faith and allegations of professional malpractice.

Sensible, sophisticated solutions

At the heart of every insurance defense and coverage case we handle is protecting our client’s reputation while minimizing their financial risk. A highly rated civil litigation attorney and experienced mediator, attorney William J. Melley can assess your situation to see if the cost-effective mediation strategy will get you the desired results. If necessary, we mount a vigorous defense in court. We routinely scrutinize all allegations and, wherever necessary, use qualified experts to help us build your case. We have helped clients throughout Connecticut in matters of:

  • First party claims
  • Third party claims
  • Coverage disputes
  • Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage issues
  • Civil rights issues/defense against claims of employment discrimination
  • Insurance bad faith issues
  • Allegations of professional misconduct, negligence or error
  • Construction surety
  • Defending property owners against claims of premises liability
  • Defending manufacturers, distributors and retailers against claims of product liability

The best defense is proactive. Attorney William J. Melley III also helps insureds by interpreting, analyzing and reviewing their policies so they understand their coverage — including exclusions, deductibles and policy limits. We provide this coverage counsel on homeowners, CGL, underinsured motorist policies and excess policies.

As a Civil Trial Advocate certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and a lawyer who holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, William Melley has been recognized by his peers for providing professional counsel and representation while upholding the highest ethical standards. This distinction has made us a law firm sought after by insurance companies, businesses, professionals and individuals for sound legal assistance with their insurance claims, coverage and litigation matters.

Contact us for an evaluation of your insurance matter

For more than 30 years, our Hartford law firm has provided representation and counsel insurers and insureds in all eight Connecticut counties. For a free initial consultation, please contact us online or call our office at 860.247.9933.