We want to assure our clients that Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, LLP is prepared to continue our operations during this public health crisis, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are currently working in our offices and in the event of an office closure or other disruption, we are equipped to work remotely in a technologically secure environment. We look forward to continuing to serve you and we wish safety and good health to everyone.


Daniel A. Knott – [email protected]
Robert L. Eden – [email protected]
Robert J. Davis – [email protected]
Misti L. Beanland – [email protected]
Marlene D. Thomson – [email protected]

Insurance Defense

Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, L.L.P., at the request of insurance companies, defends insured parties and also provides services in first-party matters. The experience of our tort defense attorneys ranges broadly over a variety of bodily injury and property damage cases, in virtually all sectors and industries, including construction, transportation, and premises liability. We also handle product liability cases, environmental matters, and employment issues.

Our lawyers have defended first party claims exceeding $250 million, multi-party construction accident claims of more than $10 million, death cases, paraplegic cases, toxic tort cases, and a variety of smaller claims involving automobile accidents and premises liability. We are committed to resolving all claims in the most beneficial and efficient manner possible.

The following attorneys handle Insurance Defense litigation/disputes for the Firm: