Our attorneys have over 75 years of combined trial and litigation experience in state and federal courts throughout the state of Florida. In addition to litigating and evaluating personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, professional liability, property damage and construction liability actions, we have substantial experience with first-party and third-party insurance coverage disputes and bad faith litigation. Our appellate attorneys have handled appeals in all Florida District Courts of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Florida, the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.

Leiter, Belsky & Tharp serves as coverage counsel to many large and small insurance carriers. In addition to providing coverage opinions to its clients on a wide variety of legal issues, Leiter, Belsky & Tharp provides independent counsel on proper claims handling and in connection with the administration of “bad faith” claims and alleged civil remedy violations.

The Firm also has significant experience representing clients in professional liability claims and litigation. We effectively defend lawyers, accountants, engineers and insurance agents and brokers in professional liability matters, including malpractice, errors and omissions and fraud cases.

Leiter, Belsky & Tharp has a department exclusively dedicated to the defense of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims and related causes of action. Our PIP team successfully handles cases on behalf of insurance company clients and also assists clients with pre-suit claim handling needs, such as conducting Examinations Under Oath and rendering opinions on PIP coverage issues and PIP fraud investigations. Our PIP team also continuously advises its clients on revisions to their insurance policy and endorsement language to conform with the constant changes to Florida PIP