Seth J. Feintuch is a principal in the firm’s Florida Insurance Litigation Group. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of insurers in first-party property claim disputes, including the defense of litigated claims, as well as pre-litigation claims investigation and evaluations that include suspected fraudulent claims and claims that present post-loss duties compliance implications, and coverage questions. Seth’s passion for novel and interesting legal issues, as well as his emphasis on promptness and diligence have helped him achieve favorable results for insurers during the course of his career, including multiple summary judgment wins, awards of sanctions in his clients’ favor, and exposure of bad actors perpetrating insurance fraud.
Prior to joining Bressler, Seth represented insurers in the handling and defense of residential and commercial first-party property insurance claims throughout the State of Florida, including assisting insurers in the investigation of suspected fraudulent claims, assisting insurers in the implementation and refinement of claims handling practices, and providing legal guidance on pre-litigation coverage questions and insurance regulatory inquiries. In addition, Seth has represented business owners and insurers in personal injury, premises liability, professional liability, and products liability matters, as well as in commercial disputes.
Seth earned his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and graduated cum laude, from Hofstra University, where he earned a B.A. in Political Science while minoring in General Business.
Perlmutter v. Olympus Ins. Co., 264 So. 3d 997 (Fla. 4th DCA 2019); affirming trial court’s entry of involuntary dismissal pursuant to the “Kozel factors” in light of obstructionist tactics by the insured and her counsel in the discovery process and in violation of court-mandated pre-trial deadlines.
Corona v. Homeowners Choice Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., Inc., 239 So. 3d 65 (Fla. 3d DCA 2018); affirming, per curiam, trial court’s entry of final summary judgment and final judgment in favor of the Defendant, Homeowners Choice, for the insured’s failure to submit a sworn proof of loss before filing suit.
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