Practice Areas
Insurance Coverage and Contract/Bad Faith Litigation

Pyatt Silvestri defends insurance companies and their policyholders. We pursue all avenues of dispute resolution to achieve the best outcome possible. We are dedicated to representing the best interests of our clients in the most effective manner.

We represent insurance companies of all sizes, from large, admitted surplus line insurance carriers to smaller, non-admitted operations. We represent these clients in matters including claims handling, bad faith and coverage within the areas of property and casualty claims, liability claims, residential and commercial construction claims and professional liability claims. We provide a complete analysis of all issues and undertake the highest level of investigation in order to provide our clients with a thorough evaluation of their legal options.

In addition to insurance litigation work, we also provide coverage analyses and opinions. Our goal is to provide time and cost efficient solutions to our clients.

Our attorneys also provide the highest level of representation in the area of insurance bad faith litigation. We aggressively pursue the most effective way to resolve these disputes, including trial as well as alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration or mediation. We have represented insurance carriers in bad faith and unfair claims practices matters involving business insurance, automobile insurance, homeowner insurance, denied claims, delayed payment of claims, umbrella policies, commercial premises, and claims involving allegations of failure to defend and failure to settle.

Accidents, Injuries and Property Damage

Pyatt Silvestri represents people who have experienced personal injury because of another's negligence or misconduct. We also defend individuals and businesses who have been accused of causing personal injury or property damage to another.  Our clients include people injured in numerous ways including car accidents, defective or dangerous property conditions and by a defective product.

We provide representation for these types of claims in the following areas:
  • Car accidents
  • Truck wrecks
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Hotel accidents
  • Casino accidents
  • Dangerous property conditions
  • Slip and falls
  • Hunting accidents
  • Recreational vehicle accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Sports accidents
  • Defective products
  • Construction accidents
  • Industrial accidents
  • Fires
Construction Litigation

Pyatt Silvestri works quickly to resolve construction disputes. We represent insurance companies, owners, contractors, construction managers, developers, design professionals and suppliers in all types of disputes related to construction projects. In matters from contract performance to insurance policy interpretation, we strive to provide cost effective representation.

We handle complex multi-party matters involving:
  • Construction Defects
  • Breach of Contract
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Design Defects
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance Coverage
Commercial Real Estate Litigation

Pyatt Silvestri represents clients seeking to resolve disputes and conflicts over commercial real property.

Our attorneys will fully investigate the facts and provide clients with sound legal options to meet their goals. In addition, we strive to keep our clients fully informed about the progress of their case.

We represent clients in a variety of real estate disputes:
  • Construction defects
  • Failure to disclose information
  • Mold infestation
  • Water leaks
  • Concrete malfunction
  • Breach of contract
  • Commercial lease disputes
Professional Malpractice Defense

In this area of our practice, we represent the rights of all parties involved in complaints about professional negligence including disciplinary proceedings. Our clients in these matters include individuals and organizations such as:

  • Insurance professionals
  • Real estate agents and brokers
  • Real estate agencies
  • Appraisers
  • Inspectors
  • Leasing agents
  • Mortgage brokers
  • Buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate
Appellate Practice

Pyatt Silvestri offers plaintiff and defense services in state and federal appellate courts throughout the state of Nevada.

If you need to appeal a decision or are faced with another party filing an appeal against you, it is important to seek legal advice. Pyatt Silvestri has handled many appeals for clients.