Frank S.M. Devito is a civil litigator and senior partner at Beard Winter LLP, with more than 20 years of insurance defence litigation expertise. Bringing sound advice and a deep understanding of the Canadian insurance industry, Frank has a lengthy track record of successfully defending insurers in relation to various types of claims. These include motor vehicle tort claims, personal injury claims, general liability claims, property/casualty claims, construction claims, contractor liability claims, fraudulent claims, product liability claims as well as life and health claims, particularly long-term and short-term disability policies, critical illness, life, health and travel insurance including a variety of individual, group, and administrative services only (ASO) claims. Frank also works as a mediator leveraging his more than 25 years of experience handling insurance claims for both plaintiff and defence to assist clients with resolving even the most complex claims. Frank is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of insurance law and personal injury litigation (defendants).