Briana practices in the firms Torts, Insurance and Product Liability section. She is the Past-Chair for the Health & Disability Law Committee of the American Bar Association's Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, and is currently the Executive Editor of the TortSource Editorial Board.
Briana routinely defends health, disability and life insurers in cases involving rescission of coverage, denials of claims, pre-existing conditions, bad faith and violations of state consumer protection statutes. She has experience in defending claims brought under both individual insurance policies and claims governed by ERISA. Briana also has experience in assessing coverage under professional liability policies.
Briana also defends manufacturers and distributors in products liability lawsuits, and has represented and advised manufacturers in regards to their obligations under the Consumer Product Safety Act. Briana routinely reviews marketing and advertising materials and rebate programs for compliance with the Federal Trade Commission and state law.
Briana has experience in state and federal court, and has argued before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
- “What is Fraud? The Standard for Rescission Mandated by Health Care Reform Law is Undefined.” ABA, TIPS, TortSource (Summer 2010, Vol. 12, No. 4)
- “Health Insurance – The Legal Landscape Appears to be Changing” ABA, TIPS, Health & Disability Insurance Law Committee Newsletter (Fall 2009)