ORLANDO – October 5, 2022 – Civil litigation defense firm, Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford P.A., is pleased to announce that Orlando Partner, Kurt M. Spengler, has been invited to speak at the 2022 Zurich Defense Counsel Summit.
Kurt Spengler will be presenting on Preparing to Defend Economic and Non-Economic Damages at Trial as it relates to pretrial tactics used to develop the defense story. Organized by Zurich North America, the summit is intended to promote current strategies in defending civil lawsuits. The summit will be held online on October 12, 2022.
Kurt is a board-certified trial lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; and the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Law. Kurt has over 30 years of experience and has tried approximately 80 civil jury trials, including at least 10 wrongful death cases. He has represented motor carriers for most of his career, but over the past 10 years, his work in this area has increased to approximately 50% of his practice. Kurt is currently the Chair of Wicker Smith’s Transportation Practice group, which oversees the transportation practice in a 250+ attorney, 16 office law firm. He has also been designated as a major case unit attorney assigned to handle catastrophic and brain injury claims for Zurich North America. An ardent litigator, Kurt has earned a number of distinctions including an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is an active member of various professional organizations.
Kurt’s selection to the distinguished panel is a testament to the widespread recognition and respect he has cultivated as an experienced defense attorney who has emphasized construction, insurance, product liability, health care, and professional liability in his practice. Our firm congratulates Kurt on his forthcoming speaking engagement, and knows that his invitation is a product of the same meticulous work ethic, skill, and commitment he delivers to our clients.
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