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Andres F. Chagui

Andres F. Chagui

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Overview

Andres Chagui’s practice involves defending financial services companies in complex federal and state litigation throughout the United States, including class action defense, consumer fraud, commercial litigation, and contractual disputes.

Andres regularly litigates class action cases, punitive damages cases, and other increased exposure disputes. He has assisted clients in state and federal court, and in arbitrations.

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Experience

  • Howisey v. Transamerica Life Ins. Co., No. 2:17-cv-00009, 2017 WL 5900356 (W.D. Wash. Nov. 30, 2017). Granting final summary judgment prior to class certification in favor of insurer in putative class action alleging that assisted living facility care should be covered under the nursing home-only provisions of a long-term care insurance policy.
  • Montoya v. PNC BankN.A., No. 1:14-cv-20474, 2016 WL 1529902 (S.D. Fla. Apr. 13, 2015). Approving nationwide class action settlement over settlement class member objections.
  • Nation Motor Club, Inc. v. Stonebridge Cas. Ins. Co., No. 9:10-cv-81157 (S.D. Fla. 2014). Obtained a $5.8 million jury verdict against reinsurer in connection with a tire loyalty rewards program.
  • Drilling Consultants, Inc. v. Pacific Life Ins. Co., No. 8:10-cv-02873, 2012 WL 3522607 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 14, 2012). Granting summary judgment with respect to plaintiffs’ breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation claims.
  • Drilling Consultants, Inc. v. Pacific Life Ins. Co., 806 F. Supp. 2d 1228 (M.D. Fla. 2011).  Granting motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and violations of California’s CLRA and FAL.
  • Zarrella v. Pacific Life Ins. Co., 755 F. Supp. 2d 1218 (S.D. Fla. 2010) (Zarrella I). Successful motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ fraud-based claims in Section 412(i) class action.
  • Zarrella v. Pacific Life Ins. Co., 755 F. Supp. 2d 1231 (S.D. Fla. 2011) (Zarrella II). Successful motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ amended complaint in Section 412(i) class action.
  • Zarrella v. Pacific Life Ins. Co., 809 F. Supp. 2d 1357 (S.D. Fla. 2011) (Zarrella III). Successful motion to dismiss fraud-based claims in plaintiffs’ second amended complaint in Section 412(i) class action.
  • Zarrella v. Pacific Life Ins. Co., 820 F. Supp. 2d 1371 (S.D. Fla. 2011) (Zarrella IV). Successful motion for summary judgment on plaintiffs’ remaining breach of contract and California UCL claims in Section 412(i) class action.
  • Adams v. Stonebridge Cas. Ins. Co., No. 4:05-cv-00132 (M.D. Ga. 2009). Denying class certification in putative class action arising from insurer’s alleged failure to refund unearned GAP insurance premiums to its insureds.

Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2019)

Credentials

Education
  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law (J.D., 2005)
  • Vanderbilt University (B.A., cum laude, 2002)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Languages
  • Spanish
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

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