St. Denis & Davey, P.A.
1300 Riverplace Blvd #401, Jacksonville, FL 33131
At St. Denis & Davey P.A., our skilled attorneys defend insurance companies, construction developers, contractors, retailers, dealerships, and other entities in a wide variety of matters throughout Florida. We are advocates for our clients throughout the litigation process, including in pre-suit resolution, mediation or arbitration, and trial. Founding partner Donald W. St. Denis is a board-certified Florida Bar Civil Trial Practice attorney who has been named as a “Super Lawyer” since 2008. With offices in Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Panama City, our knowledgeable defense attorneys are committed to protecting our clients’ interests while focusing on the early and efficient settlement or dismissal of claims. We have a long history of successes at the summary judgment stage, as well as obtaining many denials of class action certification requests and dismissals of claims found to be frauds on the court.
Mr. St. Denis also is rated "AV" by the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, as is our firm. The "A" represents "legal ability", and is the highest score given, defined by Martindale as "very high to preeminent". The "V" score represents "adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities." It is also the highest score given. St. Denis & Davey has been accepted to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, which is exclusive to AV Rated firms. This is Lexis Nexis Martindale Hubbell's Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.
Liability Defense and Civil Litigation
At St. Denis & Davey, we have earned the reputation statewide for our expertise in the handling of a wide variety of complex liability and litigation matters in federal, state, and local courts. We provide skilled legal counsel to a broad range of clients including insurance companies and their insureds, business owners and corporations, retailers, dealerships, and self-insured organizations. St. Denis & Davey is committed to meeting the needs of our clients and delivering exceptional litigation results in the most expedient and efficient manner possible.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in defending all types of civil liability matters including automobile and motorized vehicle negligence, trucking and transportation liability, dealership defense, construction defect litigation, personal injury, catastrophic loss and wrongful death, medical malpractice defense, nursing home defense, premises liability defense, products liability, and other general liability and casualty matters. A large part of our practice concentrates on insurance defense litigation and serving the needs of insurance carriers and their insureds. Our litigation attorneys are experienced in handling first and third party matters and have years of experience with the legal issues that insurers and insureds regularly face. St. Denis & Davey works closely with our clients in the insurance industry to protect their interests and limit their liabilities in a wide array of matters including automotive liability, uninsured and underinsured (UM) claims, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims, insurance coverage, bad faith and extra-contractual liability, Civil Remedies Notices, and other insurance matters.
In every case, we provide extensive analysis, evaluation, and innovative litigation strategies for our clients while continuously reporting and keeping our clients apprised of all developments in their case throughout the litigation process. St. Denis & Davey is committed to developing strong and lasting relationships with our clients and providing quality legal services and representation that meets each client’s individual needs. We also appreciate that in some cases, securing a swift settlement or other alternative dispute resolution is in the best interest of our client. Our attorneys always pursue the most expedient and cost effective avenue available to our clients and provide strategic advice and recommendations so that the client is able to make the best decision regarding their case. Our firm also provides seminars for approved adjuster credit on all types of litigation issues so that our clients always have the most up to date information on new laws and regulations, medical developments, expert standards, and any other industry changes that may affect how our clients resolve claims.
Slip and Fall Defense
Swimming Pool Accidents
Golf Cart Liability
Product Liability / Manufacturing Defense
Class Action Defense
Deceptive & Unfair Trade Practices Act Defense
Manufacturer Defense in Lemon Law and Magnuson-Moss Cases
Construction Defect Defense
Professional Liability (Health Care)
Assisted Living Facility/Nursing Home Defense
Serving Florida Statewide - CLM Member