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Of Counsel at Butler, Caroline Adams joined the firm in 2006. She is an AV peer-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and currently practices in our Casualty Defense Litigation Department. Caroline has handled numerous cases involving catastrophic injuries, construction defects, product liability, premises liability, and trucking accidents. Some of the specialty case types she has handled include negligent security and sick building cases. Before joining the firm, Caroline specialized in liability defense and general civil litigation.

Caroline earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana in 1989. She then went on to complete law school at the University of Memphis. She graduated with her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 1992.

Caroline also volunteers as an intake attorney for Bay Area Legal Services, which provides civil legal services to low-income individuals and non-profit community groups.

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Tennessee

Recognitions

  • “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers – Florida Edition, 2010

Education

  • University of Illinois
    Bachelor of Arts
  • Memphis State University
    Doctor of Jurisprudence

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA)
  • Tennessee State Bar Association

Courts

  • United States District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • Tennessee Courts – Western District

Media

Are Products Advertisements That Give Rise To Advertising Injury Coverage?

International Risk Management Institute (©Copyright April 2006) (with Rebecca C. Appelbaum)  http://www.irmi.com...

The Timely Demise Of Excess Judgments (Probate Nonclaim Statutes)

This is one of a series of articles under the by line "Butler on Bad Faith" originally published in Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance Bad Faith, Vol. 18, #22, p. 31 (March 22, 2005). © Copyright Butler 2005.  Imagine your insured is at fault in an accident that kills her and causes devastating injury to another individual. You (the insurer) fail to meet a settlement demand within policy l...

Possible Bad Faith In The Allocation Of Coverage For Third Party Continuous Loss Claims

This is one of a series of articles under the by line "Butler on Bad Faith" originally published in Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance Bad Faith, Vol. 14, #20, p. 32 (February 21, 2001). © Copyright Butler 2001. I.   The Issue An insured causes damage or injury that results in a third party claim for continuous loss spanning three years. The third party makes a claim under the policy in e...

Caroline Adams