Throughout our history, Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, L.L.P has focused on the defense of every aspect of insurance law.  Our firm has extensive experience in the areas of insurance law, insurance coverage litigation and insurance regulation.  Our attorneys are well versed on a broad range of insurance legal issues.

SIU Arson

Each year millions of dollars are paid out in fraudulent claims. Attorneys at Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson are dedicated to assisting our clients in the investigation of fraudulent claims to ensure that payments are only made on legitimate claims. Our attorneys have a sophisticated understanding of SIU and Arson matters. The decades of experience and

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Our team of experienced attorneys advises large national reinsurers and intermediaries on complex reinsurance issues at trial, mediation, and arbitration. Our practice encompasses every segment of the reinsurance marketplace including property, casualty, life, health and marine matters. Our firm offers our reinsurance clients our nationally recognized experience and capabilities coupled with the exceptional trial and

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Hurricane Litigation

The damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the fall of 2005 and Ike and Gustav in 2008 was extensive and severely impacted the State of Louisiana, its citizens and the insurance industry. The hurricane litigation group at Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson began working shortly after Katrina made landfall on the many legal issues

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First & Third Party Claim Defense

Since its inception, Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson has devoted the majority of its practice to defense of first and third party automobile, homeowner, and premises liability lawsuits on behalf of insurance companies. These claims include physical and emotional injuries and all other damages resulting from auto, trucking, property damage and slip and fall accidents. Whether

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Insurance Coverage

Attorneys at Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson have experience in virtually every aspect of insurance coverage litigation. Whether an automobile liability policy, homeowners policy or a more complex CGL policy, our firm has the knowledge and experience to handle all of our clients’ litigation needs. Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson enjoys a long standing reputation for its

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Extra Contractual and Bad Faith

Attorneys at Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson are experienced in handling the broad spectrum of emerging bad faith and extra contractual claims. Whether defending the insurance company in a first party case or an insurer facing an excess judgment in a third party case, our attorneys work carefully with our clients to identify from the outset

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Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance

Since this is among the least understood and most misinterpreted segments in the property/casualty industry, our team at Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson offers extensive knowledge of coverage, wordings and intents of insurance contracts as well as the standards of underwriters and brokers. We have an understanding of and a profound respect for the norms, practices

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