Practice Areas & Industries



Counsel To Insurers

For decades Lashly & Baer, P.C. has advised the insurance and surety industries on the complex issues they face. We have extensive experience in litigating coverage and bad faith issues. Plus, we have extensive knowledge of the rights and obligations of insurers and excess carriers in different layers of coverage or concurrent coverage. What’s more, our attorneys have long assisted sureties in meeting their obligations as required by the law.

We regularly handle the following legal issues for our clients:

  • Appropriateness of claims
  • Bad faith and coverage issues
  • Casualty insurance defense
  • Commercial insurance defense
  • Errors and omissions
  • Fidelity and surety defense
  • Fidelity and surety bonds
  • Fiduciary obligations
  • General liability defense
  • The identity of proper beneficiaries
  • Indemnity
  • Insurance contracts
  • Insurance defense
  • Life insurance defense
  • Officer and director liability
  • Payment bonds
  • Performance bonds
  • Professional liability
  • Property insurance defense
  • Real estate
  • Rights and obligations between and among layers of coverage and concurrent coverage
  • Risk management
  • Self-insured defense
  • Surety defense
  • Surety law

To discuss these matters with our firm, call us at 314-621-2939 or use the online form.

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Lashly & Baer, P.C.


714 Locust Street

St. Louis, MO 63101

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Call: 314-621-2939

Fax: 314-621-6844


20 East Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220

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Call: 618-233-5587
Fax: 314-621-6844