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Eugene G Beckham

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Partner
Location:
Miami, Florida
Phone:
305-957-3900
Fax:
305-940-8706
Email:
Since founding Beckham & Beckham, P.A. in 1990 the focus of my practice has been defending transportation, motor vehicle, insurance coverage and general liability claims, and prosecuting subrogation actions, throughout Florida.

Areas of Practice

  • Transportation
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Insurance Coverage and General Liability Claims
  • Prosecuting Subrogation Actions

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1996
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2013

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: French
    • Major: Philosophy

Published Works

  • Subrogation of Automobile Medical Payments in Florida, Trial Advocate Quarterly, Spring, Vol. 18, No. 1, page 8, 1998
  • Truck Drivers Failure to Cooperate After A Claim Is Made: Effects of the MCS-90 Endorsement (Co-Author), The Brief, Winter, Vol. 28, No. 2, page 51, 1999
  • Investigation: Tractor Trailer Accidents (Co-Author), For The Defense, Vol. 43, No. 3, page 29, 2001
  • Subrogation, Chapter 45 of Law and Practice of Insurance Coverage Litigation (Co-Author with David L. Leitner, Reagan W. Simpson & John M. Bjorkman eds), West, 2012
  • Punitive Damages in Commercial Transportation, A State by State Summary, Florida Summary, page 13, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, 2007
  • Spoliation of Evidence, A State by State Summary, Florida Summary, page 20, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, 2008
  • Comparative/Contributory Negligence and Joint and Several Liability, A State by State Summary, Florida Summary, page 17, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, 2009
  • Minor Compromises, A State by State Summary, Florida Summary, page 15, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, 2010

Representative Clients

  • FedEx Freight, Inc.
  • Vanliner Insurance Company
  • Gallagher Bassett Services
  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • Harco Insurance Services
  • National Interstate Insurance Company
  • Ruan Logistics Corporation

Classes/Seminars

  • Removal to Federal Court: When, Why and How?, Annual Meeting, FDLA, 1994
  • Truck Driver Failure to Cooperate: The Effect of the MCS-90 Endorsement, TIDA Annual Meeting, 1996
  • Moderator, Panel Discussion on Third Party Administrator's Perspectives Concerning Excess and Surplus Insurance Issues, Transportation Megaconference V, March 15, 2001
  • Excess Insurance Coverage: Practical Issues for Defense Counsel, DRI Trucking Conference-GPS for The Transportation Lawyer, April 25, 2002
  • Discussion of Punitive Damages and Spoliation of Evidence, Meeting of United Vanlines and Mayflower Agents, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale Hubbell
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow and Board Member of The Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Foundation
  • AM BEST Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys for General Defense and Subrogation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Member, 1984 - Present
  • Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Section Chair, 2013 - 2014
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Section Chair Elect, 2012 - 2013
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Section Vice Chair, 2011 - 2012
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Member of Governing Council, 2008 - 2011
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Co-chair, Women and Minority Involvement Committee
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Chair, Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Member, Commercial Transportation Steering Committee
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member, 1991 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member, Trucking Subcommittee
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 1993 - Present
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Chair, Automobile/Transportation Law Committee
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), Member, 1994 - Present
  • Transportation Lawyers Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Transportation Lawyers Association, Co-chair, Motor Carrier Subcommittee
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Transportation, Trial Practice, Property Insurance and Insurance Coverage Sections, Member, 2003 - Present
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Section Chair, 2013-2014

Languages

  • French

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Order

Office Location

Beckham & Beckham, P.A.
1550 NE Miami Gardens Drive
Suite 504
Miami, Florida 33179

Telephone 305-957-3900
Facsimile 305-940-8706

 Best Recommended Insurance Attoreny 2014

AV Preeminent

 Proud Member 2013 | NASP

Bar Register | Preeminent Lawyers | 2014 Martindale-Hubbell

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