Insurance & Risk Management


Miller Thomson understands the mechanics of insurance – the need to assess and manage risk and deal with it effectively. Our Insurance & Risk Management group is one of the largest independent insurance practices in Canada, with offices in many major cities. Our size, scope and expertise enables us to provide seamless service to insurers and industry players by leveraging the resources of a full service firm, thus enhancing value to our clients. Lawyers within our group have been involved in the handling of insurance claims for more than 35 years, and have developed practices focusing on insurance law and risk management. In keeping with our group’s philosophy, we have expertise that meets our clients’ needs and provide service which is efficient, cost-effective and timely.

We offer a full range of services to brokers, insurers, captive companies and re-insurers as well as organizations that are self-insured of have self-administered deductible programs. We represent a great number of insurers, government organizations and companies and handle a variety of insurance defence issues including:

  • Property and casualty
  • Coverage opinions and claims
  • Automobile liability/damages
  • Accident benefits
  • Bad faith and punitive damage claims
  • Priority / loss transfer / subrogation
  • Government and road liability claims
  • Commercial and social host liability
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Surety & bonding
  • Creditor risk
  • Construction litigation
  • Oil & gas / energy risks
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Professional liability (lawyers, engineers, architects, dentists, doctors, chiropractors, brokers, real estate agents, accountants, etc.)
  • Product liability
  • Regulatory / conformity / compliance
  • Employment practice liability
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Risk management
  • Road Maintenance & Design Liability
  • Products Liability Claims
  • Construction / E & O Claims
  • Professional Negligence
  • Personal Injury Defence
  • Environmental Liability Claims

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