The lawyers at Jackson O'Keefe, in Connecticut, represent individuals and businesses throughout Connecticut. The firm's practice covers a broad range of legal disciplines, from insurance defense and coverage issues to personal injury, wrongful death, real estate, divorce, estate planning and probate administration.
Jackson O'Keefe is committed to providing professional representation as effectively and efficiently as possible. The firm manages cases carefully to minimize expense and protect the interests of its clients. We provide a strategic, cost-effective approach to claims, including vigorous trial advocacy when needed. The firm has represented individuals and businesses throughout the area since the 1950s, and is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Rating Process. This is the highest peer-review rating available. Several of our attorneys have also been ranked among the top 5% of attorneys in Connecticut, and are recognized as Connecticut SuperLawyers and New England SuperLawyers by Thomson Reuters, and as published in Connecticut Magazine. The firm is also pleased to be recognized in the Bar Register of Preeminent Law Firms. The firm is an also an active participant in the Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance, and brings its best-practices approach to all potential litigation matters.
The firm was co-founded by a former Insurance Commissioner for the State of Connecticut. Jackson O'Keefe advises individuals and businesses, including major insurance companies, in all matters involving the defense of civil lawsuits, as well as disputes over the availability of insurance coverage to pay for losses or cover the costs of litigation. The firm represents insurance companies that have potential liability for coverage of a broad spectrum of tort claims. The firm's attorneys provide coverage analysis on a range of insurance contracts, from CGL to homeowner's policies. We are active participants in the CLM Alliance, and employ insurance-defense best practices in our representation, seeking quick resolutions and cost-effective outcomes, to minimize total cost.
The firm provides experienced legal counsel to individuals and businesses in a variety of legal matters, including personal injury, auto accidents, residential and commercial real estate transactions, divorce, estate planning and probate administration. For more information, see the firm's General Practice Overview page.
The Superior Court grants a motion to strike a bad faith claim but denies the motion to strike as to a claim pursuant to the Connecticut Unfair Insurances Practices Act where it was alleged that the plaintiff had undergone arthroscopic surgery and had medical expenses in excess of $25,000.00, as well as an inability to work and lost wages but where the insurer offered to settle for $12,500.00 where the UM limit was $100,000.00. The insurer has requested a medical authorization to obtain medical records, and the plaintiff apparently refused to provide that. The Court strikes a count for bad…