Mr. Lovell devotes a substantial part of his practice to insurance law, in the context of both complex insurance coverage disputes and bad faith actions, and insurance issues associated with tort litigation. He has litigated bad faith and coverage actions spanning a range of issues, typically claims for defense and indemnity under third party liability policies’ bodily injury/property damage and personal injury coverage terms.
Mr. Lovell also focuses a significant part of his practice in defending energy, utility, and manufacturing companies in significant personal injury, wrongful death, property damage, and toxic torts cases. He has experience litigating negligence, products liability, premises liability, and groundwater contamination matters. These matters have involved various accident mechanisms, including electrical contact, asbestos and carbon monoxide exposure, automobile impact, and fire.
Mr. Lovell has jury trial experience in personal injury and groundwater contamination cases. From April to June 2005, Mr. Lovell served as a deputy district attorney for Marin County, where he successfully tried misdemeanor cases to verdict and conducted a variety of evidentiary hearings..