Since 1988, Harold has successfully handled all aspects of litigation claims primarily in the area of general liability. He regularly defends transportation related claims, insurance fraud claims, SIU matters, construction, premises liability, motor vehicle, coverage claims, municipal, civil rights and construction related matters.
Throughout his career, Harold has focused his practice in the area of trucking and transportation representing specifically buses and paratransit transportation companies in complex and general coverage litigation. He has experience handling all types of personal injury, fatalities arising out of transportation claims, property damage as well as product liability claims.
Additionally, Harold concentrates a portion of his practice in the area of SIU/ fraud investigation, primarily dealing with evaluating both medical provider fraud and fraudulent claims on the part of clients’ insureds. He also has experience dealing with insurance coverage disputes, representing numerous insurance carriers across several states for the purposes of SIU investigation, bad faith litigation and general defense litigation. Harold has taken countless Examinations Under Oath, drafted various complex coverage opinions and litigated topics of insurance fraud in various states including, but not limited to, medical provider fraud, large loss property investigation and bad faith. In particular, he has assisted in several high-value/high-profile matters regarding carrier recovery of monies paid to fraudulent medical providers.
Harold provides legal counsel to municipalities, police departments and private employers. He handles claims involving civil rights, false arrest, municipal liability, public entities, including the defense of police officers, school districts, public officials, and both private and public sector employers.
At the start of his career, Harold was a prosecutor in the state of New York. As a prosecutor he tried numerous criminal cases while he assisted in overseeing the narcotics unit, the special investigations unit and the child crimes bureau before leaving in 1992.
Harold has been honored with the request by the New York State Police Investigators Association Union to serve as critical incident counsel as well as counsel for investigators charged with disciplinary violations within the bureau.
He is frequently asked by clients and industry organizations to lecture on a variety of topics concerning bus safety and has presented several times for the Bus Industry Safety Council.
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