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Fred Cunningham

Fred Cunningham

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  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice...
  • Florida
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Fred Cunningham limits his practice to serious personal injury and insurance company coverage and bad faith litigation. He has obtained well over one hundred million dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. Mr. Cunningham has been included in every issue of Florida Super Lawyers since 2006, including being listed as one of the “Top 100" lawyers in 2012. He has been included in the Florida Trend “Legal Elite” every year since 2007 in both personal injury and insurance law. Fred has also earned Florida Bar Certification, the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar, for competency and experience as a civil trial lawyer. He has achieved an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from the nation’s oldest guide to the legal profession, for his for legal ability and ethical standards. Since 1997, Mr. Cunningham has been very active in the Florida Justice Association, a statewide organization of attorneys who fight to preserve our civil justice system. Since 1997, Fred has been elected by his peers to serve on the Association’s Board of Directors. During that time, Fred has served on and chaired several committees. He has received numerous leadership and fundraising awards. During that time, he has been one of the top political fundraisers in the state for both Democratic and Republican candidates. He has also given numerous invited lectures to his peers on the topics of trial practice and insurance company bad faith. He is currently immediate Past President, having served as FJA President from June, 2011 to June, 2012. Fred has also been very active in local bar associations. For several years, Fred served on the Board of Directors of the North County Section of the Palm Beach County Bar and served as its President for the 2000-2001 year. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach County Justice Association for several terms and served as President in 2009.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Cunningham Whalen & Gaspari
- Current
Fred Cunningham joined Cunningham Whalen & Gaspari in 1992
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1988)
Belmont Abbey College
B.A. (1985)
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Awards
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Silver Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Gold Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Silver Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Silver Eagle Award
Florida Justice Association
Eagle Workhorse Award
Florida Justice Association
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 0775487
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Florida Justice Association
Executive Committee Member
Current
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Member
Current
Palm Beach County Justice Association
Treasurer and Board Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
“Steps You Can Take to Strengthen the Bad Faith Case”, Workhorse Seminar
Florida Justice Association
“An Insurance Bad Faith Recap of 2011 and the Forecast for 2012?, Insurance Bad Faith
Florida Justice Association
“Update, Overview and Analysis of First Party Bad Faith Law”, Workhorse Seminar
Florida Justice Association
“Brainstorming on Bad Faith”, Paradigms in Advocacy – Changing Times
Florida Justice Association
“Necessary Steps Which Must be Taken by Trial Counsel in the Underlying Case in Order to Prevail in the Bad Faith Case – Third Party Bad Faith”, Workhorse Seminar
Florida Justice Association
“Gauging the Complexities: Multiple Claim Insurance Cases”, Insurance
Florida Justice Association
“Nuts and Bolts of a Bad Faith Case”, Insurance Bad Faith
Florida Justice Association
“Bad Faith: Getting to the Heart of the Matter at Mediation”, Mediation
Florida Justice Association
“Tips for Proving the Bad Faith Case”
Florida Justice Association
“Recognizing and Preserving the Bad Faith Case”, Civil Litigation For Paralegals and Legal Assistants Seminar
Florida Justice Association
“Law 102: First Party, Third Party Practice”, Insurance Bad Faith Seminar
Florida Justice Association
“Dealing with the Medical Malpractice Bad Faith Law”
Florida Justice Association
“The Basics of Bad Faith”
Florida Justice Association
“Litigating Bad Faith Cases in the 21st Century”, Fall Convention
Florida Justice Association
Certifications
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Websites & Blogs
Website
TopPalmBeachInjuryLawyers.com
Blog
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Main Office
2401 PGA Blvd.
Suite 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 681-8882
Telephone: (561) 625-6260
Fax: (561) 625-6269