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Our attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of insurance law, including personal injury defense, insurance policy interpretation, civil defense litigation, and more. We bring a broad range of experience that encompasses matters related to automobile insurance policies, homeowner’s insurance policies, commercial general liability insurance policies, legal malpractice insurance policies, and directors’ and officers’ errors and omissions policies.

The firm regularly defends persons and businesses in civil litigation matters pursuant to their insurance policies, with relevant experience in catastrophic personal injuries, wrongful death claims, premises liability claims, and construction defect litigation. Additionally, we represent insurance companies in coverage interpretation and disputes. Our insurance practice stretches across the State of North Carolina, including both State and Federal Court, and encompasses both jury trials and appellate practice.

Recognized by our industry and peers

The firm has been recognized for its extensive insurance experience as evidenced by its listing in Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys for more than 25 years and its service as the editors for the Best Digest of Insurance Law in North Carolina.

Our Insurance Law and Litigation Attorneys

Insurance Law and Litigation, Bailey Dixon

David S. Coats

Co-Managing Partner
David Coats is the firm’s co-managing partner and senior litigation partner. He has been recognized by and peer selected for The Best Lawyers in America; Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite; and Charlotte Magazine’s North Carolina Super Lawyers.
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Insurance Law and Litigation, Bailey Dixon

Philip A. Collins

Partner
Phil Collins is an attorney in the firm’s litigation section. He practices primarily in the areas of insurance claims and coverage matters, employment law, personal injury defense, construction litigation, and premises liability.
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Insurance Law and Litigation, Bailey Dixon

J.T. Crook

Partner
John "J.T." Crook is an attorney in the firm’s litigation section, regularly representing businesses, financial institutions, municipal police departments, insurance companies and their insureds in a variety of civil litigation matters.
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Insurance Law and Litigation, Bailey Dixon

David S. Wisz

Partner
David Wisz regularly represents insurance companies and their insureds in a variety of civil litigation matters. His broad insurance experience ranges from personal injury defense litigation, construction defect litigation, and homeowners’ association litigation.
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Insurance Law and Litigation, Bailey Dixon

Chad Dunn

Associate
Chad is an attorney in the firm's litigation section, where he regularly represents and defends individuals, businesses, landlords, insurers and their insureds in a variety of civil actions throughout courts across North Carolina.
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