Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
Tampa, Florida OfficeView all offices
One Harbour Place, Suite 500, 777 South Harbour Island Boulevard
Outside Florida: 1-800-283-1193
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About this office:
We are unique in that our practice is devoted entirely to defense and insurance litigation. Our clients are corporations, insurance companies, and insured individuals, and our representation of them has taken us across the United States, to Europe and the Caribbean. We aspire to provide the highest quality counsel and, at the same time, to meet the administrative demands of our institutional clients. Hopefully, our 30 year record speaks for itself.
In professional activities, our history is a distinguished record. Our partners have played prominent roles in national legal organizations, such as the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (President), the Defense Research Institute (Board of Directors), and Lawyers for Civil Justice (President). We know that our participation in these bodies builds our legal knowledge. We also believe that the professional connections we have gained, provide a demonstrable benefit to our clients.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Insurance; Self-Insured Defense; Litigation Practice; Property Law; Fire; Theft Losses; Business Interruption; Builders Risk; Construction Law; Environmental Contamination; Class Actions; Excess Disputes; Complex Coverage; General Casualty; Toxic Torts; Cargo; Legal Malpractice; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Litigation; Fidelity And Surety; Premises Liability; Governmental Liability; Directors; Officers; Products Liability; Extra-Contractual; Large Loss Subrogation Matters; Appellate Practice; Federal Practice.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Trying to Upend the Workers’ Compensation Act in Florida
David A. Mercer, February 9, 2015
A recent and unusual opinion out of the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County may, at the minimum, be a harbinger for changes to come to Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Act. At the maximum, it could also provide the basis for thousands of potential liability lawsuits.
Florida Ruling Addresses Appraisal and "Bad Faith"
W. Douglas Berry, November 15, 2014
A Florida appellate court ruled an insured can sue its first-party property insurer for "bad faith" following an appraisal so long as certain conditions precedent have been satisfied.
Is Texas Following Florida’s Lead on Changing the Economic Loss Rule?
Mary Jo Kuusela, November 15, 2014
Practicing in both Florida and Texas I have seen the Economic Loss Rule evolve over the years, and its direct impact on the recovery potential for our subrogation claims appears to be moving in a positive direction. Recently, the Texas Supreme Court held in a per curium opinion in Chapman Custom...
Year Established: 1979
(All attorneys are members of their local Bar Associations and The Florida Bar).
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