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General Defense
360 Central Avenue, 11th Floor
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 727-821-2080
Fax: 727-822-3970
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1511, St. Petersburg, FL 33731
Established: 1982

Practice Areas
  • Administrative Law
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Appellate Practice
  • Complex Litigation
  • General Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Mediation
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Subrogation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Motor Vehicle Liability
  • Defense of Insureds
  • Sovereign Immunity and Governmental Defense
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About Us
The Firm was established in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1982 for the defense of Liability, Malpractice, Workers' Compensation, Employment Claims and Appeals. The lawyers with Abbey, Adams, Byelick & Mueller, L.L.P., from their main office in St. Petersburg and a satellite office in Tampa, represent organizations, employers, governments, individuals, insurance companies and their insureds in a broad spectrum of litigation. The Firm maintains the highest rating of "AV" with the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Also, many of the lawyers are Certified Specialist by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial Practice and Workers' Compensation Law.
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Additional Locations
Tampa, Florida
5001 West Cypress Street
Tampa, Florida 33607
Telephone: 813-223-7800
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
ACE USAAgway Insurance Company
Alfa Mutual Insurance CompanyALLIED Mutual Insurance Company
American Insurance CompanyAmerican Premier Insurance Company
American United Life Insurance CompanyAmeriprise Auto & Home Insurance
AmerUs Life Insurance CompanyAmstar Insurance Company
Atlantic Mutual Insurance CompanyBankers Insurance Company
BroadspireBrotherhood Mutual Insurance Company
Cannon Cochran Management Services, Inc.Claims Control Corporation
Crawford & CompanyEMC Insurance Companies
Erie Insurance CompanyESIS
Everest National Insurance CompanyFarmers Commercial Insurance
FFVA Mutual Insurance CompanyFireman's Fund Insurance Company
First Colony Life Insurance CompanyFirst Insurance Network, Inc.
Florida Family Insurance CompanyFlorida Farm Bureau
Florida Insurance Guaranty AssociationFlorida Workers' Compensation Insurance Guaranty Association
Florists' Insurance CompanyGAB Robins, Inc.
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.Genesis Indemnity Insurance Company
GMAC InsuranceThe Hartford
Holyoke Mutual Insurance Company in SalemInterstate Insurance Company
Johns Eastern Company, Inc.Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Companies
The Main Street America GroupMeadowbrook Insurance Group
Mercury Casualty CompanyMetropolitan Insurance Company
Michigan Commercial Insurance MutualMMG Insurance Company
Motorists Mutual Insurance CompanyNationwide Insurance
New England Life Insurance CompanyOld Dominion Insurance Company
Pekin Insurance CompanyPMA Insurance Group
Providence Property and Casualty Insurance CompanyRisk Management Services, Inc.
Rockford Mutual Insurance CompanyScottsdale Insurance Company
Security First Managers, LLCSedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Southern Oak Management, LLCState Auto Insurance Companies
Stonewall Insurance CompanyTechnology Insurance Company, Inc.
Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance CompanyTransportation Casualty Insurance Company
TravelersUnisun Insurance Company
United Automobile Insurance CompanyUnited Insurance Company of America
United Self Insured ServicesUnited States Liability Insurance Group
Universal Property & Casualty Insurance CompanyVGM Insurance Company
West Bend Mutual Insurance CompanyWestern National Insurance Group
Western-Southern Life Assurance CompanyZenith Insurance Company
Zurich American Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
Abbott LaboratoriesAble Staffing & Leasing
Allied Automotive GroupAngels Baseball L.P.
A-1 Contract Staffing, Inc.Chevron U.S.A., Inc.
City of Dunedin, FloridaCity of Sarasota
Climate DesignCottingham and Butler, Inc.
Cox Target MediaCrown Chicago Industries (CCI)
Diocese of St. PetersburgEaton Aerospace
Eaton CorporationFilm Technologies International
Intrepid Powerboats, Inc.Johnson Brothers Corporation
Lakeland Tigers Food ServiceMotor Transport Underwriters, Inc.
Nestle USA, Inc.Philadelphia Phillies
Pinellas County SchoolsPinnacle Benefits, Inc.
Professional Business Owners AssociationProgress Energy
Protegrity Services, Inc.School Board of Manatee County
School District of Hillsborough CountyScott Wetzel Services, Inc.
SISCOSouthEast Personnel Leasing, Inc.
Southern Fire AdjustersState of Florida, Division of Risk Management
State of Florida, Division of State Fire MarshallStatewide Adjusters, Inc.
Tampa Bay RaysToronto Blue Jays
USA Benefits GroupVal-Pak
Washington Nationals Major League Baseball
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Personnel Information
Jeffrey M. Adams
St. Petersburg, FL
  • Florida, 1985
  • Illinois
Mr. Adams has professional experience in the following areas of civil defense litigation: personal injury, security and premises claims, first and third party litigation, motor vehicle law to include uninsured motorist and PIP claims, bad faith defense, declaratory actions, fraud litigation, arson litigation and professional malpractice.

  • The Florida Bar (Trial Lawyers Section)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Tort Law and Insurance Law Sections)
  • Hillsborough County and St. Petersburg Bar Associations
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association (Board of Directors)
  • Oral Roberts University, B.A. (cum laude), 1981
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1984
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David J. AbbeyRobert P. Byelick
V. Joseph MuellerJohn D. Kiernan
Deborah L. EldridgeTerra D. Wilhelm
Michael P. FalkowskiJennifer J. Kennedy
Michael C. AuchampauBlair H. Clarke
Natalie L. PaskiewiczJeremy D. Bailie

Service Areas
Bartow, Florida62 miles
Bradenton, Florida26 miles
Brooksville, Florida70 miles
Clearwater, Florida20 miles
Dade City, Florida58 miles
Fort Myers, Florida106 miles
Inverness, Florida99 miles
Lakeland, Florida58 miles
Naples, Florida153 miles
New Port Richey, Florida41 miles
Ocala, Florida121 miles
Punta Gorda, Florida90 miles
Sarasota, Florida37 miles
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