Allan Sidney Jones

Allan S. Jones is a shareholder with Carr Allison and a resident in the firm’s Birmingham, Alabama office where he serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Insurance Practice Group. He represents many national and international clients in the insurance industry on insurance-related matters, and he handles all coverage and extra contractual litigation in Alabama for multiple insurance carriers. Mr. Jones frequently lectures on a variety of insurance topics, and he serves as both Regional and Contributing Editor of DRI's 2010 Bad Faith Law Compendium. Mr. Jones' practice concentrates on coverage litigation and defending both carriers and professionals against extra contractual claims in state and federal courts as well as arbitration and other forums.

Mr. Jones has successfully defended insurers and professionals against claims of fraud, bad faith and punitive damages, and he is also frequently retained to provide consultation and guidance on the interpretation and application of a wide variety of insurance contracts, including general liability, excess/umbrella, environmental, errors & omissions, all types of professional lines, environmental, construction, and builder's risk. Mr. Jones has guided several multi-line carriers through defense, indemnity and other coverage issues involving multi-million dollar exposures such as asbestos claims; remediation of pollution and environmental claims; multi-fatality accidents; corporate fraud; and the resolution of claims by commercial enterprises that have suffered large losses.

Outside of the litigation arena, Mr. Jones often provides advice to insurers on navigating through pre-litigation claim handling, liability exposure, risk transference, and indemnity issues and disputes. Mr. Jones is also often retained to defend insureds in a wide variety of litigation matters, including catastrophic injury, product liability and construction disputes.

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Areas of Practice 1) Commercial Litigation, 2) Extra Contractual, 3) Fraud, 4) and Punitive Damages Liability, 5) Insurance, 6) Insurance Coverage, 7) Products Liability, 8) Professional Liability and 9) Property/SIU
Law School Cumberland School of Law
Education University of Alabama
Bar Member / Association Birmingham Bar Association
Most recent firm Carr Allison
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