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Eric H. Luckman

el@luckmanlaw.com
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Phone: (561) 737-3133

80 NE 4th Ave, #27
Delray Beach, Florida 33483

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL, 1983
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Politics, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1980

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Florida State Courts, 1983
U.S. Southern District (Trial Bar), 1985
U.S. Middle District, 2003
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

The Florida Bar
Member Since: 1983
Palm Beach County Justice Association (formerly known as Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers)
Member Since: 1996
Past President: 1999
Florida Justice Association
Member Since: 1983
Member, Insurance Committee
American Association for Justice
Member Since: 1983
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Member Since: 1988
Member, Medical-Legal Committee: 1997-2001 Member, Professionalism Committee: 2011-2013

Awards

Named as a “Florida Super Lawyer”, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Law and Politics Magazine

Recipient of the Bronze Patriot Award from the Florida Justice Association (formerly known as Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers).

Professional Experience

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
Law Office of Eric H. Luckman,P.A., Delray Beach, FL 1996 – Present

PARTNER
Law Office of Liggio & Luckman, West Palm Beach, FL 1988 – 1996

ASSOCIATE
Law Office of Ratiner & Glinn, Miami, FL 1985 – 1988

ASSOCIATE
Law Office of Major & Logan, Miami, FL 1984 – 1985

ASSOCIATE
Law Office of Lawrence B. Rodgers, P.A., Miami, FL 1983 – 1984

For more than 32 years, I have represented individuals and businesses in personal injury, wrongful death, insurance coverage and bad faith claims. In the last ten years my practice has shifted from personal injury and death claims to insurance claims. Some examples of cases include:

  • hurricane claims
  • disability claims
  • life insurance claims
  • long-term care insurance claims
  • business interuption/business overhead expense claims
  • automobile claims, including property damage and no-fault claims
  • commercial general liability coverage claims
  • insurance fraud/misrepresentation claims
  • agent E&O claims

I am “AV” rated by Martindale –Hubbell and Board Certified in Civil Trial law by the Florida Bar since 1993. In 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016, I was named as a “Florida Super Lawyer” in insurance law, one of approximately 20 lawyers statewide to receive this recognition.

Significant Appeals

  • Keen v. Florida Sheriff’s Self-Insurance Fund, 962 So.2d 1021, Fla.App. 4 Dist., August 08, 2007
  • Wellman v. GEICO General Ins. Co., 931 So.2d 1046, Fla.App. 4 Dist., June 21, 2006
  • Drew v. Mobile USA Ins. Co., 920 So.2d 832, Fla.App. 4 Dist., February 22, 2006
  • O’Malley v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 890 So.2d 1163, Fla.App. 4 Dist., December 22, 2004
  • Keen v. Florida Sheriffs’ Self-Insurance Fund, 854 So.2d 8444, Fla.App. 4 Dist., September 24, 2003
  • Herring v. Horace Mann Ins. Co., 795 So.2d 209, Fla.App. 4 Dist., September 26, 2001
  • U.S. Security Ins. Co., Inc. v. Doss, 764 So.2d 885, Fla App. 4 Dist.,August 9, 2000
  • McFadden v. Staley, 687 So.2d 357, Fla.App. 4 Dist., February 12, 1997
  • Villatoro v. Concepcion, 671 So.2d 216, Fla.App. 4 Dist., April 03, 1996
  • Riddell v. Jacobson & Cohen, P.A., 622 So.2d 140, Fla.App. 4 Dist., August 04, 1993
  • Jarrell v. Churm, 611 So.2d 69 Fla.App. 4 Dist., December 30, 1992
  • Allstate Ins. Co., Inc. v. Walker, 583 So.2d 356, Fla.App. 4 Dist., June 26, 1991

Lectures Presented

  • November, 2008. Palm Beach Justice Association. Strategies on Cross-Examining the Opposing Professional Examiners. Insurance Claims- Strategies That Have Worked, And Failed, Over The Last 25 Years.
  • October, 2000. Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association. How to Defeat the Defense Professional Independent Medical Practitioners.
  • September, 1993. Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Insurance and Other Consumer Issues Seminar. Insurance Agency Claims, Policy Cancellations & Premium Financing.
  • September, 1992. Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Across the Board Insurance Claims Seminar. Insurance Agency Claims, Policy Cancellations & Premium Financing.