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Jason M. Chodos

Jason M. Chodos

Partner

FL – Fort Lauderdale
T: 954.689.3008 | F: 954.689.3001

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Jason primarily devotes his practice to representing the interests of insurers in first-party property insurance coverage matters including commercial, homeowner’s, apartment and condominium properties. Jason has extensive experience litigating and providing advice concerning various property damage losses, business interruption claims and bad faith claims under first-party property policies.

Jason advises insurers on appraisal-related issues, avoidance of bad faith, claims handling practices and strategies for minimizing both the risk and expense of litigation, and he has assisted with revising existing policy forms and drafting new policy endorsements. Jason has given presentations on various topics that impact how insurers do business in certain states, including New Case Law Decisions and Statutes, Trends in the Legal Industry, Claims Handling Practices, Post-Loss Assignments of Benefits, Appraisals, Catastrophic Losses and Public Adjusters.

In addition to his first-party insurance coverage work, Jason has significant experience handling third-party coverage matters. Specifically, Jason litigates and provides coverage advice to insurers concerning various types of commercial general liability matters and claims arising under such policies.

Practices

  • Grey Oaks Country Club, Inc. v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., 2019 WL 3072326 (M.D. Fla. Jul. 15, 2019)
  • Komar Investments, Inc. v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., 2019 WL 2139571 (S.D. Fla. May 16, 2019)
  • Grey Oaks Country Club, Inc. v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., 2019 WL 1359604 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 26, 2019)
  • Bahama Bay II Condo. Ass’n, Inc. v. United Nat’l Ins. Co., 374 F. Supp. 3d 1274, 2019 WL 1601888 (M.D. Fla. 2019)
  • The Jacqueline Norris Huggett v. Ironshore Specialty Ins. Co., 2018 WL 8359643 (S.D. Fla. July 18, 2018)
  • Farrey’s Wholesale Hardware Co. v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., No. 16-23956-CIV, 2016 WL 7437939 (S.D. Fla. Dec. 27, 2016)
  • Aiges v. Ironshore Specialty Ins. Co., No. 15-CV-61300, 2015 WL 12564324 (S.D. Fla. Dec. 9, 2015)
  • Hermitage Ins. Co. v. Franklin, No. 15-22477-CIV, 2015 WL 12778786 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 2, 2015)
  • Great American Ins. Co. of NY v. 2000 Island Blvd. Condo. Ass’n, Inc., 153 So. 3d 384 (Fla. 3d DCA 2014)
  • Towers of Oceanview South Condo. Ass’n, Inc. v. Great American Ins. Co. of NY, 2014 WL 4376147 (S.D. Fla. 2014)
  • Tower Ins. Co. of NY v. Blocker, 2013 WL 4716397 (M.D. Fla. 2013)
  • Tower Ins. Co. of NY v. Blocker, 2013 WL 499863 (M.D. Fla. 2013)
  • Hermitage Ins. Co. v. Franklin, No. 15-22477-CIV, 2015 WL 12778786 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 2, 2015)
  • Tower Ins. Co. of New York v. Bilu Holdings, Inc., No. 11-21771-CV, 2012 WL 13012756 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 16, 2012)
  • Axis Surplus Ins. Co. v. Contravest Const. Co., 921 F. Supp. 2d 1338 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
  • Tower Ins. of NY v. Lormejuste, 2012 WL 1986881, report and recommendation adopted and incorporated, 2012 WL 1986827, (N.D. Fla. 2012)