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Anna Mallon
Attorney at Law

Tel: 317.550.1855
Fax: 317.569.6016
Email: [email protected]

Life at PLG:

  • Represents insurance companies and insureds in insurance coverage, insurance bad faith and third-party liability litigation.
  • Advises insurance companies pre-suit on issues of coverage.
  • Defends personal injury lawsuits.
  • Experienced litigator handling all aspects of litigation, including trials, summary judgment, alternative dispute resolution and appeals.

Life before PLG:

  • Partner at Indianapolis law firm, focusing on insurance coverage/bad faith and personal injury defense, 2009-2019.
  • Member of Bingham McHale Insurance Practice Group, 2002-2009.
  • Recognized as a Super Lawyers, Indiana Rising Star, 2009-2011.
  • Graduated from Miami University (Ohio) (B.A., B.S 1997); Indiana University McKinney School of Law (J.D. 2002).

Life beyond PLG:

  • Actively involved with Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana; Indianapolis Public School Corporation Finance Committee; and Indianapolis Center for Inquiry School 84.
  • Enjoys traveling, ballet, cheering on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame and the Chicago Cubs.
  • Lives in Indianapolis with her husband, daughter and son.

Selected Cases:

  • Celina Mutual Insurance Co. v. Gallas (Northern District Indiana, 2017) — coverage/declaratory judgment involving business risk exclusions.
  • USAA Life Insurance Co. v. Brunton (Southern District Indiana, 2016) — interpleader.
  • Missler v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. (Indiana Court of Appeals, 2015) —coverage/bad faith involving allegations of faulty workmanship against third party contractor.
  • Foster v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. (7th Circuit, 2012) — coverage/ bad faith involving duties and cooperation provision of policy.
  • Royer v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company (Northern District Indiana, 2011) — suit limitation provision of policy.
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Estep (Indiana Supreme Court, 2007) — assignment of claims.
  • Sammons v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. (Southern District Indiana, 2006) —coverage/bad faith involving mold exclusion.
  • Watt v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (Northern District Indiana, 2006) — coverage/bad faith involving underinsured motorist coverage.
  • Achey v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. (Northern District Indiana, 2003) — coverage/bad faith involving fire loss.

Presentations/Insights:

  • ICLEF Judge Robert H. Staton Indiana Law Update, Insurance Update- 2019 speaker.
  • DTCI Annual Conference Insurance Law Update — 2012, 2017 speaker.
  • ICLEF Advanced Insurance Law, Additional Insured Endorsements — 2016 speaker.
  • Annual Indiana Law Survey, Insurance Law Update — 2015, 2016 speaker.
  • DTCI Roundtable, Appraisal and Additional Insured Endorsements — 2013 speaker.
  • NBI Seminar, “Insurance Coverage Litigation” — 2010 speaker.
  • NBI Seminar, “Common Types of Insurance Coverage Disputes” — 2007 speaker/publication.