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Eva-Maria Goergen

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Eva-Maria Goergen supports the (re)insurance industry handling and settling claims. Her broad practice includes domestic and cross-border claims from product liability and financial lines as well as the property and specialty classes of insurance.

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Eva-Maria has been practicing as an insurance lawyer since 2002. She advises non-life insurers and reinsurers in their book of business. Her main focus is on liability defense work including personal injury, monitoring counsel (financial lines and coverage advise) and coverage support for property/specialty insurers such as CAR/EAR, (contingent) business interruption, fine art and valuables, political risk, legal cost insurance. She guides her clients through major and/or complex claims as well as subrogation procedures. Drawing experience from claims settling she also supports business development drafting terms and conditions as well as individual policies and in-house teams on regulatory matters.

Eva-Maria is recognised as a leading lawyer for insurance by Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal, highlighting “her wealth of experience advising on financial lines insurance, liability disputes and complicated policy issues” (Who’s Who Legal Germany, 2022). In 2022 she has been awarded a “Rising Star” for insurance litigation by Legal 500 EMEA.  

Memberships

  • ARIAS Germany
  • German Arbitration Institue (DIS)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
Experience
  • Coverage advice on a multi-jurisdiction property insurance programme

  • Setting up consumer policy wordings to be used for the European single market

  • Advising in primary layer in landmark HEROS-cash-in-transit loss

  • Defending a fire insurer in suspected fraudulent claim (voidance of policy)

  • Coverage advise on the loss of an export engery cable

  • Coverage advise on a US product liability claim

  • Subrogation claim against the manufacturer of as laser system causing a fire

  • Coverage advice on D&O policy (excess layer)

  • Litigation a claim based on a reinsurance-like product

  • Defense against a cross-border subrogation claim (construction)

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Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

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