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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Iowa, 1988, Journal of Corporation Law
    • B.B.A., Iowa State University, 1985, Business Administration; College of Sciences & Humanities Dean’s List and honors program; Phi Delta Theta; National Education Foundation Scholarship
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Cary has 28 years of experience in civil litigation. He has tried many cases to juries and to the bench. He has taken more than two hundred depositions of fact and expert witnesses and handled all phases of a civil lawsuit, including pleadings, motion practice, and alternative dispute resolution. Cary has also authored dozens of insurance coverage opinions for clients. Cary’s practice areas include insurance recovery, products liability, antitrust, personal injury and wrongful death, air crash liability, education torts, premises liability, trucking liability, and acting as a legal adviser to a non-profit organization.
  • Persuaded an insurance company to issue a defense to the clients in a lawsuit arising out of the sale of their home. At issue was the applicability of the clients’ homeowner’s policy to the transaction.
  • Achieved the dismissal of a premises liability case against the client, a major airline, arising out of an incident that allegedly occurred mid-flight.
  • Negotiated a five-figure settlement of claims alleging commercial real estate waste against a client wherein the plaintiffs’ liquidated damages approached $1 million.
  • Analyzed numerous layers of liability insurance coverage and fidelity bond coverage in connection with claims asserted against the officers and directors of a major federal credit union.
  • Represented multiple plaintiffs in antitrust class actions in multi-district litigation.
Publications & Presentations
Presenter to Polsinelli Insurance Recovery Practice Group
December 8, 2015
Publications & Presentations
But is it Really Insurance? Protections Afforded Under Rental Contracts
Presenter to Polsinelli Insurance Recovery Practice Group
January 13, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Co-Author, DRI Newsletter
March 22, 2012