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Thomas A. Keller is a Partner lawyer at Butler. Based out of the Tampa workplace, his primary practice place is Coverage Defense. Tom handles mainly First-Party Property Insurance Coverage protection instances and Extra-Contractual topics.

Tom has been with Butler seeing that 2003. Prior to becoming a member of our crew, Tom practiced commercial and enterprise litigation and was a senior workforce attorney with the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Tom earned his regulation degree, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 1998.

Tom is a identified authority on property coverage coverage troubles. He lectures on the problem and related issues frequently, consisting of regulatory and legislative changes in condominium coverage coverage and…

Thomas A. Keller is a Partner lawyer at Butler. Based out of the Tampa office, his number one exercise place is Coverage Defense. Tom handles on the whole First-Party Property Insurance Coverage defense cases and Extra-Contractual subjects.

Tom has been with Butler considering 2003. Prior to joining our team, Tom practiced commercial and enterprise litigation and became a senior group of workers lawyer with the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Tom earned his law degree, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 1998.

Tom is a recognized authority on belongings coverage coverage issues. He lectures at the concern and related problems often, along with regulatory and legislative changes in rental insurance coverage and Florida first-celebration assets insurance legal guidelines, as well as adjusting sinkhole claims and fraud in natural catastrophe claims like sinkholes, hurricanes, and floods. He is a frequent speaker for various insurance businesses and agencies just like the South Florida Claims Association and the Property Loss Research Bureau.

Publications

September 27, 2012 PUBLICATION The Troubles Of Trafalgar: Bad Faith In the Absence Of Breach Of Contract

How can a primary-celebration insurer be legally chargeable for insurance ‘‘bad religion’’ if it has already been determined not to be responsible for breach of the insurance contract? According to at the least one Florida appellate court docket, by way of paying an Appraisal Award timely.

May 01, 2007 PUBLICATION Hindsight vs. Foresight: The Adjustment of Business Income Claims

The hurricanes of 2004 and 2005 resulted in many claims for lack of business income. Applying this coverage, that's always problematic, may be even extra complicated within the context of substantial devastation.

April 18, 2006 PUBLICATION Achilles’ Heel: First-Party Property Bad-Faith Damages

Insurance awful-faith is identified throughout the US. In the setting of first-birthday party assets insurance, the connection among the insured and insurer commences contractually. However, that contractual relationship also can offer publicity for tort damages in a primary-celebration bad-religion movement. Indeed, the danger of dealing with a first-birthday party belongings terrible-faith tort movement usually influences insurers to resolve litigation out of worry, in preference to for substantial purposes primarily based at the merits. One of the Achilles’ Heels of such causes of action is the inability of the insured to show any measurable terrible-religion damages. The identity and size of damages in first-birthday party property awful-faith actions varies significantly relying on the jurisdiction. This commentary will speak certain jurisdictional variations relating to damages in first-birthday celebration awful-religion movements, one of a kind of punitive damages. [FN1]

Media

Events

April 15, 2018 EVENT PLRB Claims Conference- Appraisal Clauses: A State-via-State Analysis

Join Butler Partner attorney, Thomas Keller, and co-presenter Andrew Deckert of American Strategic Insurance as they defined the appraisal provision, potential pitfalls all through the appraisal manner, and defined how exclusive jurisdictions interpret and practice appraisal reasons.

January 17, 2018 EVENT WINDSTORM INSURANCE CONFERENCE - Filling Up on Florida Property Case Law

Thomas Keller from Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig supplied in Orlando, FL at the Windstorm Insurance Conference on the subject of Filling Up on Florida Property Case Law .

March 27, 2017 EVENT PLRB CLAIMS CONFERENCE - Appraisal Clauses: A State-through-State Analysis

Thomas A. Keller from Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig along with co-presenter Andrew Deckert, presented in Boston, MA on the PLRB Claims Conference on the subject of Appraisal Clauses: A State-by using-State Analysis on March 27, 2017.

April 17, 2016 EVENT PLRB Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo

Appraisal Clauses: A State-via-State Analysis

October 26, 2007 EVENT Sinkhole Investigations for the SIU Investigator

Central Florida Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigations Units

News

February thirteen, 2018 NEWS 2018 Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Annual Diversity Networking Social

Every yr, we're excited to sponsor the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Annual Diversity Networking Social. This HCBA Tampa Bay occasion permits us to fulfill up-and-coming regulation students and new attorneys with diverse backgrounds.

January 09, 2013 NEWS Tom Keller Selected to Serve on PLRB Board

The firm is pleased to announce that Tom Keller has been selected to serve at the Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB) board for any other term.

June 03, 2009 NEWS Governor Vetoes Condominium Insurance Bill

Governor Crist vetoes revisions to rental coverage statute. The latest legislative consultation passed Senate Bill 714 which sought to make clear the insuring responsibilties between the unit proprietor and the association. For reasons outlined in his letter of June 1, the Governor vetoed the measure.

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig

Practise Areas

  • Arson & Fraud
  • Extra-Contractual
  • First-Party Coverage
Law Firm Position

Hiring Partner lawyer

Admission Info

Admitted in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1999, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
2001, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
1998, Florida
2001, Wisconsin
2002, U.S. Supreme Court

Start on the Faculty of Law
Stetson University College of Law

Class of 1998
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended

St. Norbert College
Class of 1995
B.A.
History and American Political Science, cum laude

Birth Date and City

Born in 1973
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 7, 1973

Associations & Memberships

Memberships

•Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA)
•Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB)

Representative Cases
Case Type: Appellate
Arson
Attorney Fee Disputes
Bad Faith
Civil Remedy Notices
Construction Defect Litigation - Sinkholes
Coverage - Boiler and Machinery
Coverage - Business Interruption
Coverage - Business Owner's
Coverage - First Party Property
Coverage - Homeowner's
Coverage - Inland Marine
Coverage - Property
Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices
Excess Coverage
Extracontractual Claims
Fire (Suspected or Potential Fraud)
Fraud
Hurricane Losses
Insurance Fraud
Malicious Prosecution
Reinsurance Coverage
Structural Collapse
Theft
EXPERIENCE: Fourth Tee, LLC v. Axis Surplus Insurance Company, 2013 WL 593951 (M.D. Fla. 2013)
Fourth Tee, LLC v. Axis Surplus Insurance Company, 2013 WL 593832 (M.D. Fla. 2013)
Dominion Business Finance, LLC v. Nationwide Property and Casualty Insurance Company, 2010 WL 2179113 (M.D. Fla. 2010)

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400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 2300
Tampa, FL  33602
U.S.A.
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Thomas A. Keller



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