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  • After a two week, jury trial in Miami, Berger Singerman received a successful jury verdict awarding our client one hundred percent of the damages sought in the trial.  The case was unique as it involved complex insurance coverage issues arising out of damages to a home from vibrations attributed to a nearby construction project.  Our client asserted that his damages were the result of the vibrations and covered under his homeowner’s insurance policy.  The insurance company argued that the damages pre-existed his policy period and that there were multiple exclusions that excluded coverage.  The jury heard and considered highly technical and scientific analysis and opinions concerning  the measurement of vibrations and the potential for these vibrations to cause damage to structures.  Ultimately, the jury agreed that the vibrations did indeed cause damage to our client’s home and that his insurance company breached its policy when it denied coverage.
  • Successfully represented a power plant that generated solar energy for public projects in obtaining a multi-million dollar recovery against the insurance company.
  • Successfully represented a condominium association with multiple high-rise buildings located on the water in South Florida in obtaining a multi-million recovery against the insurance company.
  • Obtained a multi-million dollar recovery for a prominent real estate developer in a dispute against the insurance company for interior water damages sustained during a construction project.
  • Represented billionaire real estate investor in D&O litigation that followed the unfortunate demise of a resort project that was caused by the 2008 financial crises.
  • Represented a Fortune 100 mortgage industry client in coverage litigation involving a $200mm D&O policy in regard to coverage for five separate shareholder derivative actions.
  • Represented plan trustee in D&O related coverage issues in the Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation bankruptcy.
  • Represented a liquidating plan trustee in Fidelity Bond coverage litigation involving a $90MM policy
  • Represented Chapter 7 trustee in banking related litigation claims for fraudulent transfers and aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty and related coverage issues.
  • Represented plan trustees and Chapter 7 trustees in a number of high profile accounting malpractice litigation claims and related coverage issues.
  • In actions for breach of contract and fraud, won a $3 million dollar summary judgment on a counterclaim for an insurance company and obtained dismissal of the multi-million dollar claims against it.
  • In a Federal Court breach of contract action, obtained a dismissal of experts, shielding the insurance company from a potential $14 million dollar judgment and securing a settlement for pennies on the dollar.

Law360 quotes Gina Clausen Lozier in, "Fla. High Court Bolsters Policyholders In Bad Faith Case"

September 24, 2018

The Florida Bar Foundation Receives $70,000 CY Pres Award

February 13, 2018

Law360 quotes Paul Singerman in, "Climate Change Starting To Emerge As A Bankruptcy Issue"

January 29, 2018

Sun Sentinel quotes Gina Clausen Lozier in, "Check fine print: Business interruption insurance harder to claim than many think"

September 29, 2017

GlobeSt interviews Michael Higer and Gina Clausen Lozier in, "After Irma, When Will Insurers Pay Your Claims?"

September 27, 2017

WPBF News Channel 25 interviews Gina Clausen Lozier on, "Irma's Aftermath: Hurricane Insurance"

September 15, 2017

Florida Trend features Michael Higer in, "Critical Juncture"

August 2017

Thirty-Two Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2017 Super Lawyers Florida Edition

June 9, 2017

Berger Singerman Receives High Marks by Chambers USA for Fourteenth Consecutive Year

May 30, 2017

Berger Singerman Hosts Second Annual Hurricane Preparedness Week Series to Ready Florida Businesses for Storm Season

May 17, 2017

Newspaper Media Group quotes Gina Clausen Lozier in, "Avoid getting soaked – check insurance policy"

February 17, 2017

Law360 quotes Gina Clausen Lozier on "Matthew's Battering Of Fla. Won't Capsize Insurers"

October 7, 2016

Insurance.com quotes Gina Clausen Lozier, "What to do if your homeowners insurance is cancelled"

September 20, 2016

Berger Singerman Hosts Hurricane Preparedness Week Series to Ready Florida Businesses for Storm Season

May 12, 2016

Berger Singerman Receives Successful Jury Verdict in Complex Insurance Case

March 11, 2016

AllBusiness.com quotes James Gassenheimer on "Law and Order: Don't Let Your Business Succumb to Litigation"

February 15, 2016

Local 10 News quotes Gina Clausen Lozier on "Citizens policyholders ask for help deciphering 'take-out' letters"

January 25, 2016

Growing Florida, "Preparing to File Your Hurricane Michael Claim"

December 12, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Legislature Takes Little Steps in 2018 to Reform Assignment Law"

August 8, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Policy Changes Upon Renewal"

August 7, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Mandatory Mediation and Your Property Insurance Claim"

August 6, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Did Your Insurance Company Pass the Grade?"

August 2, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Remembering Hurricane Irma"

August 1, 2018

Growing America, "Crop Insurance: Read the Fine Print"

July 30, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Hurricane Preparedness Should Include a Plan to Protect Critical Data from a Security Breach"

June 22, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Wind-Driven Rain Insurance Coverage: A Post-Irma Review"

June 22, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Hurricane Damage Caused by Flying Debris. Who's Liable?"

June 22, 2018

Daily Business Review, "Learning from Hurricane Irma: Properly Insuring and Protecting Your Business"

June 21, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Are You Caught in the Storm?: What Bankruptcy Trustees Need to Know About Hurricane Claims"

June 18, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Irma by the Numbers: The Claim Count Continues to Grow"

June 18, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Environmental Insurance Coverage: Now you have it – now you don't"

June 15, 2018

Law360, "Protecting Your Construction Site During Hurricane Season"

May 31, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "There's No Denying It: Florida Policyholders Have a Right to Insurance Coverage for the First 13 Days of a Water Loss"

March 1, 2018

Miami Herald, "Here's what to know about insurance coverage for your business after Irma"

September 17, 2017

Doing Business in Florida, After Hurricane Irma: Weathering Your Insurance Claim

September 13, 2017

Miami Herald, "After the storm: Small businesses should anticipate insurer's document requests"

July 16, 2017

Hurricane Preparedness Week

June 12, 2017

Daily Business Review, "New Hurricane Center Guidelines: Update Your Emergency Action Plan Now"

June 9, 2017

Doing Business in Florida, "Who's on First/Third?"

June 7, 2017

Condo Management, "Best practices for handling a hurricane insurance claim"

June 7, 2017

Doing Business in Florida, "Post Loss Compliance: The Duty to Give Prompt Notice"

June 6, 2017

Doing Business in Florida, "Vlog: The Tides have Changed: New Storm Surge Predictions from the NHC"

June 5, 2017

Doing Business in Florida, "Held hostage by ransomware? There is insurance for that."

May 17, 2017

Doing Business in Florida, "Death, Taxes, Insurance, Oh My!"

December 13, 2016

Doing Business in Florida "A Victory for Florida Policyholders: The Florida Supreme Court Upholds the Concurrent Cause Doctrine"

December 1, 2016

Doing Business in Florida "Don't Let Your Guard Down: The Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew"

October 11, 2016

Doing Business in Florida "Wind v. Wave: Making the Critical Distinction of Damage Caused by Storm Winds and Storm Surge"

September 9, 2016

Doing Business in Florida "Beware of the Tax Traps of Employer-Owned Life Insurance Contracts"

September 7, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "As New Condominiums Rise in Florida, Will There Be a Surge in New Construction Defects Suits?"

September 6, 2016

Law 360, "Zika In Florida: Hope For The Best, Plan For The Worst"

August 22, 2016

Daily Business Review, "You Don't Have to Be Bitten to Be Affected by Zika"

August 9, 2016

Law360, "Insurance Agents - Help Your Client, But Protect Yourself"

July 1, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Cybersecurity: Before and After the Storm"

June 9, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Are You Caught in the Storm? What Bankruptcy Practitioners Need to Know about Hurricane Claims"

June 8, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Governments Are Not Immune to Hurricanes"

June 7, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Don't Be a Scapegoat: What an Insurance Agent Should Know When Preparing Clients for Hurricane Season"

June 6, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "What You Need To Know About Your Insurance Policy"

May 12, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Florida Supreme Court Changes Landscape for What is Discoverable in an Attorney's Fees Contest"

April 13, 2016

Florida Business Law, "Property Owners and Landlords Beware: Personal Injury From Lead-Based Paint Ingestion Is Excluded From Coverage Under Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy's "Pollution" Exclusion Provision"

March 31, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Valentine's Day Aftermath?"

February 16, 2016

South Florida Legal Guide, "Get the Insurance Coverage the Gecko and Flo Promised You"

January 8, 2016

Gina Clausen Lozier and Chris Choquette, Speakers, "Regulatory Awareness and Ethical Duties of a Public Adjuster," FAPIA 2018 Fall Conference

October 29, 2018

Gina Clausen Lozier and Chris Choquette, Speakers, "Policy Pitfalls," Public Adjuster CE Course hosted by Berger Singerman

June 19, 2018

Gina Clausen Lozier and Chris Choquette, Speakers, "Regulatory Awareness and Ethical Duties of a Public Adjuster," FAPIA 2018 Spring Conference

June 6, 2018

Gina Clausen Lozier, Speaker, "Florida Case Law Update on Appraisal," IAUA Meeting

March 8, 2018

Gina Clausen Lozier, Speaker, "Insurance Industry Depositions," Windstorm Insurance Conference

January 15, 2018

Gina Clausen Lozier, Speaker, IAUA Meeting for the Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association

September 14, 2017

Michael Higer, Speaker, "Insurance Advocacy 25 Years After Andrew," History Miami Museum

August 16, 2017

Gina Clausen Lozier and Gavin Gaukroger, Speakers, "Best Practices for Handling an Insurance Claim"

August 10, 2017

FAPIA 2017 Burdens of Proof

May 22, 2017

Chris Choquette, Speaker, South Florida Claims Association Seminar of Law and Ethics

April 21, 2017

Michael Higer, Gina Clausen Lozier and Gavin Gaukroger, Presenters, "Cyber Theft and Security Breaches Insurance Seminar"

April 20, 2017

Gina Clausen Lozier and Michael Higer, Presenters, "Bad Faith Conduct" Public Adjuster CE Course

December 15, 2016

Michael Higer and Gina Clausen Lozier, Hosts, "The Burdens of Proof for Public Adjusters," Hurricane Preparedness Week

June 9, 2016

Michael Higer, Gina Clausen Lozier and Marc Shuster, Hosts, "Preparing Your Business for Loss," Hurricane Preparedness Week Series

June 7, 2016

Gina Clausen Lozier, Michael Higer and Jeffrey Wertman, Presenters, "Best Practices in Handling Insurance Claims," Hurricane Preparedness Week

June 6, 2016

Michael Higer and Gina Clausen Lozier, Speakers, "The Future of Plumbing Losses," Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Spring Conference

May 2, 2016

Gina Clausen Lozier, Speaker, "Appraising Water Losses, Addressing Matching AOBs, and Continuous Flooring," Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association Educational Conference

April 14, 2016

Gina Clausen Lozier, Presenter, "Fire CE Course"

March 18, 2016

Michael Higer and Gina Clausen Lozier, Presenters, "Plumbing Losses: Past, Present & Future," Insurance Seminar

February 11, 2016

Gina Clausen Lozier and Michael Higer, Speakers, "17th Annual WIND Conference," Windstorm Insurance Network

February 1, 2016