Timothy Larsen focuses his practice on property and liability insurance coverage matters, bad faith and unfair claims settlement practices, and complex insurance and reinsurance issues. He is a member of Robinson+Cole’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group.
Property Insurance Coverage
Mr. Larsen represents insurers in litigation involving property insurance coverage issues. He represents insurance companies in all phases of the insurance dispute process, from advising carriers on coverage obligations to representing them in litigation. He handles a broad range of coverage issues arising out of both commercial and homeowners insurance policies. He has experience representing insurers in claims and lawsuits involving property damage due to storms and natural disasters, defective building materials, and faulty workmanship. He has worked extensively in defense of insurers in claims and lawsuits involving defective concrete in federal and state courts. He has also represented insurers in cases involving complex business interruption and extra expense claims and has experience with class actions arising from insurance coverage disputes.
Bad Faith Litigation
Mr. Larsen is also experienced at litigating and advising clients on allegations of bad faith and unfair claims settlement practices arising out of large property losses. He has represented numerous insurers in lawsuits asserting extra-contractual damages, such as those available in Connecticut under the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) and Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act (CUIPA) and in Massachusetts under Chapter 93A.
Mr. Larsen is committed to doing pro bono work and has joined the firm’s efforts to assist the Center for Children’s Advocacy by representing young immigrants who are facing deportation proceedings.
Mr. Larsen writes regularly on insurance-related topics, and contributes to Robinson + Cole’s Property Insurance Coverage Insights blog.
Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Larsen was a certified legal intern in the Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice, where he assisted with cases involving insurance fraud, assault, murder, and larceny. He was also a summer associate at Robinson+Cole. While attending law school, Mr. Larsen served as Articles Editor of the Connecticut Law Review and represented clients as a member of the University of Connecticut Intellectual Property Clinic.