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Mark Ian Binsky, Counsel

A graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, where he was a member of the law review, Mark Binsky brings to our firm over 20 years of experience in property insurance matters. Carriers turn to this accomplished lawyer for his demonstrated expertise in conducting examinations under oath, providing coverage opinion letters and litigating both third-party property defense and property coverage actions.

Having handled cases involving everything from arson and fraud to business interruption and water, wind and earth movement claims, Mr. Binsky is committed to providing quality and cost effective defense services to the insurance industry. Among other successes, he has won summary judgment on the basis of the faulty workmanship, voluntary parting and sewer back-up exclusions, defeated a claim by a mortgagee in a commercial fire damage case and achieved verdicts in jury trials involving fraudulent losses.

He has lectured at the New York State Bar Association seminar on: Commercial Lines Insurance Coverage With Advanced Issues and wrote a chapter entitled Business Interruption and Extra Expense Insurance Coverage – What Is Included for the accompanying course book. His other articles include: Third Parties Can Have Rights To Property Insurance Proceeds In Specific Circumstances (New York State Bar Association Journal) and Insurance Examination Under Oath: Trap for the Unwary (New York Law Journal).



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First-Party and Third-Party Property Defense
Premises Liability
Insurance Coverage
  Queens College, B.A., cum laude (1976)

Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. (1980) Hofstra Law Review
  New York County Lawyers’ Association   New York State (1981)

Eastern District of New York (1982)

Southern District of New York (1986)

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