George S. McCall

Partner Dallas
george.mccall dbr.com
Phone: (469) 357-2530 (469) 357-2530

About

George S. McCall provides coverage advice and represents clients in commercial insurance litigation, insurance coverage disputes, extra-contractual claims, disputes between primary and excess insurance companies, disputes between insurance and reinsurance companies, and other complex insurance litigated matters that involve a range of coverages and multiparty coverage disputes. With more than 39 years of experience, George focuses his practice on insurance counseling, litigation and arbitration. He also routinely handles litigation cases, including products liability, construction defect, premises liability, oil and gas, and labor and employment issues.

George is board certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Experience

  • Adjudicated the dismissal of a declaratory judgment action seeking patent infringement coverage under a liability policy, bringing allegations of breach of contract, breach of the duty of good faith, and fair dealing.
  • Adjudicated the dismissal of a defendant in a wrongful death case on grounds of forum non conveniens.
  • Dismissal of a medical products manufacturer in a suit for personal injury.
  • Dismissal of a contractor in an oil and gas dispute over royalties.
  • Dismissal of a self-insured client and primary insurance carrier in a dispute over priority of insurance coverages involving additional insured.
  • Successful recovery of local insurance policy proceeds in litigation in the Bahamas regarding policy interpretation and priority of insurance coverages on behalf of primary and excess insurance companies.
  • Adjudicated dismissal of a hotel client in a non-subscriber personal injury case.
  • Trial of quadraplegic case on behalf of public entity with favorable resolution.
  • Bench trial in declaratory judgment action resulting in recovery of retained limit on behalf of insurer.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Texas

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Organizations

  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • New York Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas State Bar Association