Akerman LLP

Insurance Department

Florida
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Overview

Akerman represents leading domestic and foreign carriers, self-insured corporations, municipalities, and related entities in matters concerning insurance coverage, extra-contractual actions against insurers, class action disputes, investigations and litigation of complex fraud schemes, and bad faith litigation. The team serves serve as counsel and approved panel counsel for numerous insurance companies.

A large part of its practice involves litigation and consultation regarding disputes involving insurance coverage, class actions, and insurer bad faith disputes. The team spends substantial time consulting with insurers prior to the inception of litigation with regard to issues of bad faith and coverage, particularly where there is significant potential exposure to damages.

Service Offerings

  • Assessing Whether Coverage Exists
  • Litigating Coverage Issues
  • Bringing Appeals from Bad Faith Decisions and Mediating the Underlying Tort Claims
  • Evaluating the Order of Coverage where Multiple Contracts and Multiple Lines of Insurance are Involved
  • Defining the Allocations of Coverage among Multiple Carriers and Contracts
  • Coordinating Coverage Issues among Multiple Carriers and/or Multiple Insureds
  • Arbitration Counsel for Reinsurers Involved in Coverage Disputes
  • Defense of Self-Insured Entities in Civil Rights Matters, Insurance Programs, Excess, and Reinsurance
  • Class Action Defense

Members

Aldrich, Marcy Levine

Guzzi, Gary J

Morin, Antonio

Clients

Alliant Insurance

Zurich North America

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Health Care

Insurance

Retail

Transportation