If you’re looking for an insurance coverage attorney, contact Florida lawyer Benjamin Light at The Magazine & Light Law Group. Call 727-499-9900 to schedule your FREE consultation.
Benjamin D. Light
Ben has 22 years of experience representing clients in serious personal injury matters, disputed property insurance claims and other civil matters where people have been damaged through various forms of bad behavior. He has also represented several insurance companies in state and federal litigation in Florida. He is admitted to practice in both Florida and New Jersey, where he first began practicing law after
attending Rutgers University for both his law and undergraduate degrees. He was an editor of the Rutgers Law Review during law school.
Some of Ben’s reported matters include:
- Plastic Surgery Center, PA v. Malouf Chevrolet – Cadillac, Inc., 457 N.J. Super. 565 (App. Div. 2019) (setting precedent on the statute of limitations for medical provider claims under New Jersey Workers’ Compensation statutes)
- Mehta v. Fairleigh Dickinson University, 530 Fed. App’x. 191 (3rd Cir. 2013) (reversing summary judgment granted to private university on plaintiff’s racial discrimination claim)
- Capodici v. City of Jersey City, 2005 WL 2452698 (D.N.J. 2005) (denying summary judgment to police officers on plaintiff’s civil rights claims arising from an unlawful arrest)
Ben was also honored to have been selected to defend a sitting Superior Court Judge in New Jersey against charges of misconduct brought by other members of the judiciary. See, In The Matter Of Deborah M. Gross-Quatrone, Judge Of The Superior Court; SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT DOCKET NO: ACJC 2016-135. The formal charges against her sought removal from the bench but after a trial before a panel of the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton, the charges were reduced to a two-month suspension.
Ben moved to Pinellas County in 2018 and became a member of the Florida bar. He began practicing at a large downtown Tampa firm handling complex insurance coverage matters before joining the Magazine & Light Law Group in 2022. Ben enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing golf, and enjoying the rest of Tampa Bay.
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Jim Magazine is truly incredible. He made a difficult situation extremely pleasant. Jim is very knowledgeable and committed to helping his clients. His generosity and support left a lasting impression. From the beginning, he gave us options, was extremely concerned, and wanted to help my husband feel better from his injury. He worked hard and did everything he could to show his support for our situation.