Hanson Law Firm

Hanson Law Firm represents commercial ship and recreational boat owners with insurance claims that have been denied or undervalued. We can also assist with the registration and/or documentation of vessels upon a transfer.

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Firm Overview

Hanson Law Firm's practice focuses on insurance claims - or rather, making insurance companies pay claims. It's no surprise that they often don't, or try not to, or will seriously undervalue a claim if they do pay it.

At HLF, we do what is necessary to make sure you get the benefits of the insurance you paid for.

While our principal office is in SF, we can also handle claims throughout California from our satellite offices in LA/Long Beach and San Diego areas.

Unlike many lawyers with a Maritime practice, Hanson Law Firm's principal also holds a 100 Ton Master's License.
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Main Office
300 Montgomery Street Suite 1121
San Francisco  CA  94104

Phone
  • (415) 362-9181
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Hanson Law Firm represents commercial ship and recreational boat owners with insurance claims that have been denied or undervalued. We can also assist with the registration and/or documentation of vessels upon a transfer.
Hanson Law Firm's practice focuses on insurance claims - or rather, making insurance companies pay claims. It's no surprise that they often don't, or try not to, or will seriously undervalue a claim if they do pay it.

At HLF, we do what is necessary to make sure you get the benefits of the insurance you paid for.

While our principal office is in SF, we can also handle claims throughout California from our satellite offices in LA/Long Beach and San Diego areas.

Unlike many lawyers with a Maritime practice, Hanson Law Firm's principal also holds a 100 Ton Master's License.

Christopher Hanson

At Hanson Law Firm, we sue insurance companies.

That started because of our real estate practice. We started the Firm to represent real estate brokers, and it still does. Since Mr Hanson is a boater (and soon a 100 Ton Master - ahh, paperwork!), the practice also represents yacht brokers, and their clients.

As the economy changed, drastically, so did the Firm's practice, and Mr. Hanson's, focus. When insurance carriers began making wholesale denials of claims made by his real estate and yacht broker clients, Mr. Hanson stated suing the very carriers who were supposed to protect those clients, and their clients. Successfully. Recent examples include a recovery of one million dollars for one client from a TOPA insurance 'bad faith' claim, and nearly $700,000 from Lloyds of London on another. As defense counsel, he's had plaintiffs' attorneys sanctioned over $13,000 for filing frivolous lawsuits against his brokerage clients.

The Firm can also help with the registration and documentation process.

Mr. Hanson is also an experienced trial lawyer -

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