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General Liability & Casualty

Over the course of its 85 year history, Murchison & Cumming's General Liability & Casualty Practice has provided our clients with first-class legal defense in commercial litigation. Large and small corporations, entrepreneurs and individuals turn to us for vigorous and aggressive representation.

Our experienced litigators proactively manage every case through all phases of litigation and trial. We excel at zealously protecting our clients' interests without losing sight of their objectives.

With each representation, we carefully select an attorney or team of attorneys following a careful analysis of all aspects of the case. We work closely with each client to develop a results-oriented strategy. Throughout the process, clients are awarded the attention so critical to producing an outcome consistent with their goals.

Our General Liability & Casualty Practice clients range in size from private individuals to multinational corporations. The industries we represent are equally varied and include:

  • Telecommunications companies
  • Entertainment companies
  • Rental agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Health care companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Restaurants
  • Construction companies

Murchison & Cumming is known for taking on tough cases and producing results that are in line with our clients' expectations and best interests. The types of cases we handle are varied and include:

  • Assault & Battery
  • Libel and Slander
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Civil rights
  • Housing discrimination
  • Habitability claims (including mold)
  • Premises liability (including slip/trip and fall, and security)
  • Construction accidents
  • Equipment rental
  • Storage facilities
  • Lemon law
  • Food contamination
  • Auto accidents
  • ADA matters
  • Restaurant foreign object claims

At Murchison & Cumming, our attorneys are thorough and extremely knowledgeable in the practice of general liability and casualty law. Our commitment to understanding our clients' objectives and the facts surrounding their situations and their cases allows us to excel at defending them – from the moment we begin our representation through successful trials and defense verdicts.

For more information about the General Liability & Casualty Practice Group of Murchison & Cumming LLP, its attorneys and services, please contact:

Robert H. Panman, Co-Chair
213-630-1048

Jefferson S. Smith, Co-Chair
619-544-6838 x209