Vincent F. Gerbino is a founding partner at Bruno, Gerbino & Soriano, LLP, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in August, 2016. The Firm’s practice focuses primarily on no-fault medical provider fraud investigations and affirmative recovery suit litigation. Mr. Gerbino has been an integral part of litigating numerous affirmative litigation suits to conclusion with positive recoveries for his carrier clients.
His practice also includes general liability defense matters consisting of premises liability, vehicular negligence, tort assaults and coverage analysis. Mr. Gerbino leads multi-faceted investigations on behalf of his insurance clients and routinely conducts Examinations Under Oath of claimants and medical providers.
His strong trial skills were put to the test in 2009 when Mr. Gerbino served as lead counsel for several insurance carriers in a $28 million insurance fraud case against a doctor who was wrongly paid monies under the “New York No-Fault Law.” The case, which was decided by a jury in favor of the insurance carriers, remains the only jury verdict on the issue of fraudulent incorporation. In June 2019 the New York Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with the 2009 decision.
Throughout his nearly 30-year career, Mr. Gerbino has been recognized as a leader in his field, having most recently received his designation as a Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) from the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM).
Mr. Gerbino is frequently called on to offer his insight into relevant issues affecting the insurance industry. His published articles include “You Won, Now Try and Collect” and “Beyond the Insured: Uncovering Misrepresentations in Insurance Applications,” which appeared in Claims Management in December 2015 and November 2016, respectively and his 2018 white paper,“The Use and Abuse of Pain Management in Accident Cases.”
Mr. Gerbino is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, the District of Columbia and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is a member of the New York State and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
Mr. Gerbino graduated from New York University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 1988. He also serves as a trustee for a school board in Long Island.
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