Our reputation as one of Canada’s most respected and trusted insurance law firms is well earned. With some of Manitoba’s most accomplished insurance litigators practising at Fillmore Riley, we have the depth of experience and skills to understand our clients’ needs and to handle the most complex insurance claims with a pragmatic, action-oriented approach.

Our group works in all areas of property, casualty and specialty insurance lines. We represent most of Canada’s major national insurers, a variety of international insurers and many large programs. Our litigators have represented clients before all levels of court and at tribunals and inquiries. Many of our lawyers are experienced in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and mediations, and our team has had a leading role in promoting and expanding these techniques in Manitoba.

We provide services in the following areas:

  • Defending suspicious claims
  • Defending insurers against coverage and bad faith claims
  • Investigation and defence
  • Product liability
  • Aviation
  • Defending personal injury and general liability
  • Defending life and disability claims
  • Professional liability including prosecution and defence of discipline proceedings
  • Prosecuting subrogated claims
  • Coverage opinions
  • Construction and business interruption claims

We have built strong working relationships with others who work in and around the insurance industry, including: adjusters, forensic accountants, engineers, fire investigators, government offices and agencies, medical experts, and investigators. These relationships enhance our ability to provide the best possible representation for our insurance clients.

We're a founding member of Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC), a national association of independent law firms with expertise in risk management by providing a range of cost-effective and quality services for the insurance industry, risk retention groups and self-insureds.