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.
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.