Steve Kyle is one of the three founding partners of the firm and has
been in practice since 1969. His practice is multi-disciplined with
considerable experience in handling large loss personal injury cases, for both
self insureds and insurers on a national and regional basis. He has been
admitted pro hac vice in 38 states. He
has the privilege of serving as National Coordinating Counsel and
National/Regional Trial Counsel for several Fortune 500 companies. He also is
heavily involved with high limit property claims, both from a first party as
well as from a third party perspective. All of his work is for the defense.
His clients include self insureds, such as 3M Company, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., Eaton Corporation, Sharp Electronics and Stanley Tool Works. Some of his insurance company clients include Ace U.S.A., American Safety, Auto Owners, Farmers Insurance Exchange, Haulers Insurance, Markel Insurance Group, RLI Insurance Company, Sampo Japan Marine Insurance Company, Selective Insurance and Unitrin Insurance.
He has worked on multi-party construction defect claims, handled tractor-trailer and heavy equipment accident lawsuits, has rendered coverage opinions, worked environmental litigation, handled class-action defense suits and has represented insurance brokers and agents on malpractice actions. Steve has been heavily involved with outdoor advertising companies defending suits brought against them by independent contractors and their employees who sustain severe electrical shocks, electrocutions, or injuries from falls, as well as suits by power companies and other third parties. Recently, Steve has been begun to develop a practice of mediating cases based on his broad range of experience in the insurance industry over the past 45 years.
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