Jorge L. Cruz-Bustillo

Partner

jcruzbustillo@chartwelllaw.com
P
(786) 999-0436
F
(305) 372-5044
Miami, FL
100 S.E. 2nd Street
Suite 2150
Miami
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FL
33131
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PRACTICE AREAS

First & Third Party Insurance Defense

Commercial Disputes

Construction Litigation

Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice

In-House Counsel Assistance Including Claims & Underwriting File Analysis and Privilege Determination for Non-Party Subpoenas

Admissions

Florida

United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida

United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida

Education

Stetson University College of Law

J.D., 1992

University of Florida

B.A., 1989

Jorge L. Cruz-Bustillo focuses his practice on first party and third party insurance defense.

During his career, Mr. Cruz-Bustillo has successfully represented insurance companies, commercial businesses, contractors, and individuals in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. Mr. Cruz-Bustillo has an extensive list of positive results representing contractors, electrical engineers, municipal governments, and banking clients.  He often presents in the legal community on various topics concerning insurance defense and construction contracts and has published several case law updates in recent years.

Presentations

“Legislative Update, AOB Crises,” A Florida Phenomena, March 2018

“First Party Statutory Bad Faith,” November 2017

“Assignment of Benefits,” The Trends, The Law and Tips on Handling Claims, January 2016

“Emerging Developments and Case Law Effecting Construction Contracts on Public Projects,” 34 Annual Local Government Law in Florida, May 2011.

Articles

“Florida Case Law Update: Case Eliminates Intent Element of False Statement,” Claims Journal 2014

“Florida Case law Update on Motion to Compel Appraisals,” Claims Journal 2012

“Getting Paid, Fast": Proyecto Magazine, Latin Builders Association, November 2010

Achievements

“A List” of Top Construction Lawyers in South Florida, Latin Builders Association 2009

Jorge L. Cruz-Bustillo focuses his practice on first party and third party insurance defense.

During his career, Mr. Cruz-Bustillo has successfully represented insurance companies, commercial businesses, contractors, and individuals in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. Mr. Cruz-Bustillo has an extensive list of positive results representing contractors, electrical engineers, municipal governments, and banking clients.  He often presents in the legal community on various topics concerning insurance defense and construction contracts and has published several case law updates in recent years.

Presentations

“Legislative Update, AOB Crises,” A Florida Phenomena, March 2018

“First Party Statutory Bad Faith,” November 2017

“Assignment of Benefits,” The Trends, The Law and Tips on Handling Claims, January 2016

“Emerging Developments and Case Law Effecting Construction Contracts on Public Projects,” 34 Annual Local Government Law in Florida, May 2011.

Articles

“Florida Case Law Update: Case Eliminates Intent Element of False Statement,” Claims Journal 2014

“Florida Case law Update on Motion to Compel Appraisals,” Claims Journal 2012

“Getting Paid, Fast": Proyecto Magazine, Latin Builders Association, November 2010

Achievements

“A List” of Top Construction Lawyers in South Florida, Latin Builders Association 2009

Resources