Aram Megerian

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Biography

Aram Megerian is a partner with the firm. He has been with the firm since 1998 and has worked in both the Miami and Tampa offices. Mr. Megerian is a Martindale Hubble-AV rated attorney and has been selected as one of Tampa Bay’s best Insurance lawyers by Tampa Bay Magazine; Florida Legal Elite recognition (2015) and to “The Best Lawyers in America” publication (2018). He is also a member of the Tampa Bay Inns of Court and American Board of Trial Advocates-Tampa Chapter.

Mr. Megerian is the head of the firm’s property and coverage division handling various insurance disputes regarding coverage and first party claims. This includes the handling of bad faith claims and extra-contractual exposures arising from property claims. Additionally, he has tried close to 100 civil and criminal cases to verdict. Mr. Megerian represents clients in general negligence actions involving catastrophic and personal injuries, HIPAA, cyber liability claims, trucking accident defense, security negligence as well as construction; and including the defense of professionals such as medical providers, long-term care providers, accountants, attorneys, real estate brokers and insurance agents. He has experience handling Errors and Omissions claims, including those brought against insurance brokers and agents. He is an active participant in the firm’s SIU Fraud Division representing carriers by bringing affirmative complaints and counterclaims on their behalf. He also provides consultations regarding regulatory, administrative and licensure procedures for these professionals.

Mr. Megerian also focuses on Environmental Bodily Injury and Property Damage claims. His practice includes extensive experience with Chinese drywall sulfurous off-gassing, CPVC environmental stress cracking from incompatibility with ABF II cutting agents, mold, mildew, fungi, bacteria, radon, carbon monoxide poisoning, and Legionnaire’s disease claims.

Mr. Megerian received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Villanova University, Mr. Megerian received his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. While in law school, Mr. Megerian was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for his research and writing regarding the insurance industry’s response and handling of the AIDS epidemic in America. He was also a member of the prestigious Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society and had great success representing his school in trial competitions throughout the United States.

Mr. Megerian is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle District of Florida, the Supreme Court of Florida and all courts within the State of Florida.

(Resident, Tampa Office)

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Accountant's Malpractice
  • Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability
  • Child Welfare Litigation
  • Construction
  • Cyber Risk and Privacy Liability
  • Environmental
  • First Party Property
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Hospitality Industry Defense
  • Insurance Coverage and Carrier Representation
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Liquor Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Health Care
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Physician's Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate and Foreclosures
  • Security Negligence
  • SIU Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Trucking Accident Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 864-9373  Phone
(813) 286-2900  Fax
www.csklegal.com/people/aram-megerian
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 569015, Miami, FL 33156
University Attended:
Villanova University, B.A., Political Science
Law School Attended:
Widener University School of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1995
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1995, Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Memberships:

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

•Tampa Bay Inns of Court
•Member of American Board Of Trial Advocates-Tampa chapter.

Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1970
ISLN:
912874539

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (4 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Senior Associate on 05/22/11 in Insurance Litigation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 05/14/11 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    Aram is a fine lawyer who always manages to keep the best interests of his clients' as his highest priority.

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