Arson & Fraud

With more than 75 years of collective experience and one of the largest arson and fraud practice groups in the Southeast, Swift Currie is ideally suited to represent carriers resisting first-party claims under commercial and personal lines property policies, as well as life and disability insurance policies.

We can aggressively defend our clients against insurance fraud claims involving arson, fraudulent thefts, inflated claims and insurance application fraud. We can also defend our clients in third-party property and personal injury cases where fraud is suspected. We successfully defend our clients against claims for bad faith or extra-contractual liability that frequently accompany such claims.

And we get results. The attorneys in our insurance fraud law group have pursued declaratory judgments in addition to resisting traditional suits filed against carriers.

We also provide assistance to clients in the selection of origin and cause specialists, engineers and other experts. And we can communicate with the State Fire Marshal’s office and advise clients on their legal obligations to the State Insurance Commissioner in suspicious claims situations.

Our depth of experience in this practice area allows us to fully protect clients’ rights without waiving critical provisions or exposing you to unwarranted risk.


Arson & Fraud Professionals



Alexander A. Mikhalevsky
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6154
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Audrey S. Eshman
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6178
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Frederick Owen Ferrand
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Commercial Litigation,  Environmental Law,  Insurance Coverage,  Products Liability,  Property Insurance,  Subrogation, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6182
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Jessica M. Phillips
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Subrogation, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6148
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Kori E. Eskridge
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6191
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Stephen M. Schatz
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Construction Law,  Environmental Law,  Insurance Coverage,  Products Liability,  Professional Liability,  Property Insurance, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6133
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Jared K. Hodges
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6170
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Mark T. Dietrichs
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Property Insurance,  Subrogation, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6127
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Steven J. DeFrank
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Construction Law,  Environmental Law,  Insurance Coverage,  Products Liability,  Property Insurance, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6130
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Melissa A. Segel
Partner
Appellate,  Arson & Fraud,  Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Premises Liability,  Property Insurance, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6153
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Brian C. Richardson
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Automobile Litigation,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Commercial Litigation,  Construction Law,  Insurance Coverage,  Property Insurance,  Trucking Litigation, 
Direct Phone:205.314.2404
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Amer H. Ahmad
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6181
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F. Lane Finch, Jr.
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Property Insurance,  Workers' Compensation, 
Direct Phone:205.314.2403
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Thomas D. Martin
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Property Insurance, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6128
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Shannon L. Schlottmann
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Construction Law,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6174
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Michael H. Schroder
Partner
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death,  Insurance Coverage,  Premises Liability,  Professional Liability,  Property Insurance,  Real Estate Litigation,  Trucking Litigation, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6126
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Rebecca E. Strickland
Associate
Appellate,  Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Intellectual Property, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6183
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Kathleen B. Hicks
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6274
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Marcus L. Dean
Associate
Arson & Fraud,  Commercial Litigation,  Insurance Coverage, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6136
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Bright Kinnett Wright
Senior Attorney
Arson & Fraud,  Bad Faith Litigation,  Insurance Coverage,  Property Insurance, 
Direct Phone:404.888.6223
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