Boyd & Jenerette congratulates Mark K. Eckels and Kristen Van der Linde for being selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2019!
Mark K. Eckels
Recognized for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Mark defends employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation claims across Florida and Georgia. His Longshore and Defense Base Act practice extends nationwide. He handles all facets of workers’ compensation and longshore claims from the initial reporting of an accident and its investigation, through the discovery process to trial, and any appellate proceedings thereafter. Mark is Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation by The Florida Bar.
Kristen Van der Linde
Recognized for Insurance Law & Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Kristen focuses on the defense of cases involving trucking or auto liability, premises liability, wrongful death, asbestos, bad faith, negligent security, and coverage. She frequently lectures on a wide range of topics including adjuster ethics, handling wrongful death claims, and bad faith litigation for continuing educational credit to insurance professionals. Kristen is admitted to practice in Florida and Georgia, and is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar.
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