He has effectively defended retailers in numerous cases involving significant personal injuries and property damage. Throughout the litigation process, Allan advises clients on all critical issues, including Medicare compliance, worker’s compensation, and indemnification.
As part of the initial intake of every new claim, Allan will analyze whether a third party may be responsible to his client for its defense and indemnification. This includes a detailed review of the applicable contracts, insurance policies, and other agreements between the parties.
Regarding insurance coverage, Allan assists insurers in all aspects of a coverage dispute, including pre-suit investigations, coverage evaluations, responses to civil remedy notices, declaratory judgment and bad faith litigation. He defends property insurers throughout Florida in first party coverage matters regarding claims for windstorm, fire, mold, theft, and water losses. Allan has participated in numerous jury trials in cases brought by insureds and vendors (AOB claims).
Allan also practices in the area of asbestos litigation for clients manufacturing products such as boilers, gaskets, packing and automotive parts. He handles all aspects of litigation including discovery, depositions, and trial preparation.
Before joining Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, Allan practiced in the areas of property damage, insurance coverage, and general civil litigation for a New York City-based law firm. While in law school, Allan clerked for the Honorable Donald S. Kurtz, Supreme Court, Kings County, New York.