Carrie Turner

Carrie C. Turner

Associate

Carrie C. Turner

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Carrie Turner represents the insurance industry in complex first-party property insurance coverage litigation in both state and federal courts. She is a member of the firm’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group and Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team.

    Insurance Coverage Litigation

    Ms. Turner litigates and advises insurers on a wide range of claims including hurricane and wind damage, business interruption, design defect, faulty workmanship, mold, water damage, law and ordinance, earth movement, and fire. She has handled numerous actions arising out of Superstorm Sandy and the September 11 terrorist attacks. Ms. Turner has obtained positive results for clients, such as negotiating favorable settlements in multiple commercial and residential property damage actions regarding water versus wind damage due to Superstorm Sandy.

    Ms. Turner also has experience with third party insurance coverage disputes, reinsurance disputes, subrogation actions, coverage analysis, environmental and contamination loss, breach of fiduciary duty, bad faith and other extracontractual claims litigation. In addition, she has represented insurers in cyber liability actions.

    Business Litigation

    Ms. Turner’s additional litigation experience includes general commercial, corporate and partnership disputes, attorney malpractice, and a broad range of contract disputes, at both the trial and appellate levels.

    Ms. Turner frequently writes about insurance-related topics. She co-authored "Insurance E&O Liability Arising from Hurricane Sandy," published in Harris Martin's Superstorm Sandy Insurance Coverage Litigation Report (June 24, 2013). In addition, she was awarded The Burton Award for legal writing, presented by The Burton Awards in association with the Library of Congress, for co-authoring the article "LIBOR: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask," published in The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, Pepperdine School of Law  (Volume VI, No. II). Ms. Turner also contributes to the firm’s blog, Property Insurance Coverage Insights.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Turner clerked for the Honorable Boyce F. Martin Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Successfully litigated and obtained favorable settlements in numerous commercial and residential property damage actions regarding water versus wind damage arising out of Superstorm Sandy.

      • Successfully litigated and obtained favorable settlements in numerous commercial and residential property damage subrogation actions involving fire losses.

      • Assisted in successfully litigating and obtaining favorable settlement in multi-million dollar construction defect claim involving a landslide that destroyed a large commercial property.

      • Assisted in prosecuting a legal malpractice action regarding the failure to properly file a patent, receiving a multimillion dollar judgment at trial.

      • Assisted in defending an international law firm against a legal malpractice action.

      • Assisted in representing reinsurers in a wide variety of actions including diocese sexual abuse claims and 9/11 property damage claims among others. 

      • Argued and won summary judgment on a variety of discovery and dispositive motions. 

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      New York City Bar Association

      Professional Liability Underwriting Society
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Burton Award for Legal Writing recipient, presented by the Burton Awards in association with the Library of Congress for the article "LIBOR: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask"

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "Insurance E&O Liability Arising from Hurricane Sandy," published in Harris Martin's Superstorm Sandy Insurance Coverage Litigation Report (June 2013)

      "LIBOR: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask," published in The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law (Summer 2013)

    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "Drones Take Flight in the Insurance Industry," co-presented with Kathryn M. Rattigan and Ivan Stamatovski of Easy Aerial, at the Robinson+Cole offices in New York City (1/19/2017) and in Hartford, Connecticut (2/8/2017)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • February 14, 2017

        Kathryn Rattigan and Carrie Turner Speak on Drones in the Insurance Industry

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      R+C News Releases

      • June 21, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Welcomes Thirteen New Lawyers

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