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Foulston Siefkin has represented insurance companies and their insureds for much of the last century. Today, our insurance defense attorneys have one of the most active trial practices in the region. It is no exaggeration that Foulston trial lawyers have tried thousands of insurance defense matters over the years, including all manner of vehicle accidents, premises liability, and other casualty loss litigation. Our lawyers have the skills to evaluate potential exposure accurately and fully litigate the case if necessary. The depth and scope of Foulston's experience allow our lawyers to fashion effective, cost-efficient defenses to the claims confronting insurance clients and their insureds.

Foulston has a longstanding association with many of the leaders in the insurance industry. Our lawyers are often called upon for coverage opinions for all types of policies and have litigated high-stakes coverage disputes for numerous clients. This experience also allows us to provide insightful advice on policy effectiveness and revision.

Foulston also represents insurance companies, insurance agencies, individual policyholders, corporate insureds, and employee benefit plans in regulatory matters involving the Kansas Department of Insurance, including civil and administrative hearings. Additionally, Foulston’s insurance regulatory group assists clients with insurance regulatory matters arising in jurisdictions other than Kansas. Foulston’s regulatory and administrative practices are based in its office in Topeka, the state capital of Kansas. 

From policy review to insurance regulatory issues, to a vigorous defense in the courtroom and evaluation of the most complex coverage issues, Foulston knows the insurance business.

Areas of Representation

Insurance Defense

  • Comprehensive general liability
  • Error and omission
  • Premises liability
  • Vehicular accidents
  • Products liability
  • Professional liability
  • Bad faith and coverage
  • Coverage analysis
  • Claims handling advice
  • Commercial litigation
  • Complex litigation
  • Uninsured and underinsured coverage
  • Wrongful termination
  • Fire and casualty
  • Arson and theft defense
  • Property damage litigation

Insurance Regulatory

  • Kansas Insurance Department enforcement actions
  • Company licensing issues
  • Policy form and rate filings
  • Regulatory impact on employee benefit plans and insurance pools
  • Regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial surveillance inquiries
  • Premium tax controversies
  • Market conduct examinations
  • Privacy issues
  • Policyholder Complaints