Auto Liability Defense
Boyd & Jenerette defends leading national and regional automobile insurance carriers in many types of auto liability disputes, including:
- Bodily injury claims
- Coverage questions
- Medical payments / subrogation
- Overbilling claims
- Personal injury protection (PIP/No Fault)
- Property damage
- Ride-sharing services
- Self-driving autos
- Soft tissue injury
- Uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist cases
- Windshield litigation
Shareholder Kristen Van der Linde, a practice group co-leader for the Insurance Defense practice, is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar. This means that she is an expert in civil litigation before state and federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators. She is also recognized by Best Lawyers® as Jacksonville Personal Injury Litigation – Defendant’s Lawyer of the Year for 2012 and 2017. Ms. Van der Linde is admitted to practice law in Florida and Georgia.
Shareholder Robert E. Schrader, III, also a practice group co-leader for the Insurance Defense practice, has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials. He is recognized by members of the trial bar for his commitment to pursue effective results for his clients.
Members of the firm are experienced in handling both personal lines and commercial auto claims. When roadway accidents involve interstate or intrastate trucks covered by an inland marine policy, the firm’s Trucking & Transportation practice group stands ready to provide an immediate response.
As distracted driving increases the number of Florida auto accidents and pedestrian deaths, the attorneys at Boyd & Jenerette are experienced in defending disputes involving the use of cell phones, texting, autonomous vehicles, and other driver diversions.