Yigal Arnon & Co. has vast experience handling tort matters. Our clients include some of the largest commercial entities in Israel as well as corporations and individuals. We also represent leading local and foreign insurers, both as plaintiffs and as defendants, in the courts and in arbitration.

We are well-known for handling claims arising from fire and water damages as well as claims pursuant to Israel’s Compensation of Road Accident Victims Law. We also have special expertise in electricity-related damages and are the go-to law firm in Israel in those matters. In addition, given our breadth of experience in tort law, we have been selected to represent some of the largest corporations involved in large-scale environmental tort actions in Israel, such as the Kishon River, Ramat Hovav and Mount Carmel fire disaster claims. 

For example, clients rely on our team in regard to: 

  • Property damages (all possible scenarios, with a focus on technical damages, and fire and water damages)
  • Physical injuries (all accident scenarios, with a focus on occupational accidents, electrocution, occupational diseases and road accidents)
  • Professional negligence (representation of directors and officers, lawyers and other professionals)
  • Environmental action (representation of manufacturers in claims against them for alleged disease resulting allegedly from environmental contamination)
  • Subrogation claims (representation of insurers in subrogation claims)
  • Monitoring services for local and foreign insurers
  • Acting as mediators and arbitrators

Our services also include:

  • Managing tort- and insurance-related litigation
  • Managing cross-border insurance arbitration
  • Managing large-scale environmental claims
  • Providing ongoing legal advice to corporations on insurance matters
  • Providing ongoing legal advice to foreign insurers operating in Israel
  • Representing foreign insurers before Israeli courts and tribunals


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