Zurich helps ensure your business receives excellent legal representation, whether through our Staff Legal Services or outside counsel, working with you for the reduction of both indemnity and expense costs associated with litigation.
Zurich legal services include:
Legal Bill Review: Zurich’s legal bill auditors review legal bills to ensure charges follow our litigation management guidelines that coincide with industry standards. Our process is a streamlined combination of technology and auditor knowledge and experience. A majority of our auditors are attorneys; while the others are paralegals or other claims professionals. Our legal bill review program optimizes claim outcomes by mitigating legal spend for customers via auditing and adjusting legal invoices.
Litigation Management: Zurich follows a set of innovative, carefully prescribed principles and practices to manage your litigation. Our goal is to see you through every step of the way to a successful conclusion. Numerous practices and programs make up our litigation management program, including:
- The selection and monitoring of defense counsel to secure high quality legal services at reasonable cost.
- Other litigation management programs such as claim litigation training, Panel Counsel Self-Audits, Alternative Fee, Insured Select Counsel, on-site audits, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy Sweeps, and Telephonic Court Appearance programs.
Staff Legal: The Staff Legal attorneys are here to help Zurich customers through litigation challenges. Our Staff Legal attorneys take the time to get to know their clients and their business. They advocate for each client and work to achieve the best result in every case. They also educate clients on legal matters to help them navigate the difficult world of litigation and, more importantly, reduce future litigation. Zurich’s Staff Legal attorneys have:
- A broad scope of experience including construction defect, product liability, professional liability and workers' compensation.
- An average of 15 years of legal experience.