We regularly represent our clients in actions arising from fidelity losses. Our fidelity clients call on us to assist them in Financial Institution Bond, Commercial Crime, and Employee Dishonesty claims. We have handled claims involving tens of millions of dollars and some of the most complex and sophisticated fraud schemes imaginable. We also assist our fidelity clients in recovering assets that have been fraudulently misappropriated by dishonest employees. Our attorneys are members of the American Bar Association’s Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, the National Bond Claims Association, the Surety Claims Institute, and the Gulfcoast Fidelity & Surety Institute. They are recognized national speakers on virtually all fidelity topics.
In Amerisure v. Auchter/Arch, Case No. 3:16-cv-407-J-39JRK (M.D. Fla. Mar. 27, 2018), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida arguably expanded the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability (“CGL”) policy, following a seeming trend in federal court decisions in Florida.October 21, 2013