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Henderson Franklin Welcomes Heath Gelman to Litigation Team

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Heath Gelman has joined the firm as a Stockholder in the Tort & Insurance Litigation Department. For 20 years, he has been passionately representing individuals and companies in matters of automobile negligence, premises liability, professional liability, first-party insurance, and wrongful death.

Gelman brings a unique perspective in evaluating matters, having initially served as defense counsel for a well-known insurance defense firm for the first thirteen years of his career, and then handling plaintiff personal injury matters and first-party insurance claims for nearly seven years with one of the largest personal injury firms in the United States. He also lectures to diverse audiences on various topics, including the use of store-captured surveillance video in litigation and the best practices to handle multiple competing claims with minimal policy limits.

Gelman received his undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University and his law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law. He may be reached at  or by phone at 239-344-1273.