Gordon & Silber is regularly retained by insurance companies to prosecute and defend declaratory judgment actions and to write coverage opinions including Chartis, National Interstate and New York Central Mutual.

The firm's coverage expertise informs its handling of all its cases, and assures carriers that our attorney will actively seek out all available sources of "other insurance" to participate in the defense of the action.

The institution and defense of declaratory judgment actions is a common feature of the firm's premises liability practice.

Jon D. Lichtenstein specializes in insurance coverage litigation and pre-litigation matters for Chartis, National interstate Insurance Company, New York Central Mutual Insurance Co., among others. Mr. Lichtenstein has been retained to seek several million dollars of excess insurance coverage in connection with the two local crane accidents that occurred in 2008. See the Representative Case.

  • Mr. Lichtenstein maintains an insurance coverage blog "Let's Talk Coverage" which can be viewed at
  • He also regularly submits articles involving insurance coverage to the New York Law Journal. His most recent article was titled "First Department Decisions in Conflict Over 'Other Insurance' Provisions".

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