Martin J. Sperry

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Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Martin J. Sperry, P.A.
3860 West Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: 888-990-6995
Fax: 954-727-0998
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2012, 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Martin J. Sperry is the founder and owner of Martin J. Sperry, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A nationally ranked lawyer with nearly 50 years of legal experience, Mr. Sperry provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout his region and across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Short-term, long-term and individual disability insurance

·       ERISA claims

·       Long-term care insurance

·       Life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment

·      Auto, homeowner's, property, commercial, fire and building insurance      

Board certified in civil trial practice by The Florida Bar, Mr. Sperry served as an insurance defense attorney early in his career before shifting his focus to plaintiff representation. Since that time, he has recovered substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients while helping them obtain the maximum amount of benefits they deserve.

Honored for his remarkable professionalism and outstanding client service, Mr. Sperry is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and has many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he has gained a reputation as a leader in his field who always pursues the most favorable outcome possible for those he serves.

As testament to Mr. Sperry's leadership skills, he has served on The Florida Bar's Grievance Committees, its Committee on Professionalism and its Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, having served as chair for the latter. He is also the past president of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Fort Lauderdale Chapter, and he is an active member of the American Association for Justice and the Broward County Trial Lawyers Association.

A 1969 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Sperry returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the university's Levin College of Law in 1971. He holds his license to practice in Florida and New York, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Insurance Coverage
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Insurance, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Arbitration

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2012, 2014 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Martin J. Sperry

Admitted: 1972, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.sperrydisabilitylaw.com/martin-j-sperry/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Recovery for Delayed Payment of Insurance Benefits - $5,000,000
  • Recovery of Long Term Benefits Under ERISA After Complete Denial of Coverage - $87,000
  • Recovery of Long Term Disability Benefits After Complete Denial of Claim - $105,000
  • Recovery ERISA Disability Benefits - $135,000
  • Recovery of Disability Benefits - $260,000
  • Recovery of Long Term Disability Benefits Under ERISA Plan After Complete Denial of Claim - $300,000
  • Lump Sum Settlement on Individual Disability Policy - $350,000
  • Recovery for Accidental Dismemberment Benefits - $520,000
  • Recovery for Delayed Payment of Insurance Benefits - $800,000
  • Recovery of Disability Insurance Benefits - $1,950,000
  • Recovery on Commercial Insurance Claim Following a Complete Denial of Benefits - $4,200,000

Bar/Professional Activity

  • The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Unlicensed Practice of Law
  • The Florida Bar Grievance Committees (4)
  • The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Courts for the Middle Districts of Florida
  • State of New York, 1983
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Broward County Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The Florida Bar, 1972
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 2019

Honors/Awards

  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • , Florida Super Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice by The Florida Bar

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, BSBA, 1969

Industry Groups

  • Individuals and business
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Office Location for Martin J. Sperry

3860 West Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Phone: 888-990-6995

Fax: 954-727-0998

Last Updated: 6/24/2021

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