Areas of Practice
- Workers’ Compensation
- Personal Injury Defense
- Large-Scale Property Damage/Destruction Claims
- Wrongful Death Defense
- Premises Liability
- General Insurance Litigation
- Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Disputes
- State & Federal Civil Litigation
- Products Liability
Before joining Brown Sims, Mr. Cruz litigated personal injury claims as in-house trial counsel for a large auto insurance carrier. Presently, the majority of Mr. Cruz’ work centers on defending workers’ compensation, catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims.
Mr. Cruz graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1999 with a dual Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology. In addition to graduating summa cum laude, Mr. Cruz was named Outstanding Graduating Senior and was the recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Mr. Cruz attended the College of Law at Florida International University where he received his Juris Doctor Degree in 2006.
Juris Doctor Florida International University – College of Law, 2006
Bachelor of Arts Northern Arizona University, 1999
(Dual Major – History & Anthropology)
Graduated summa cum laude, named Outstanding Graduating Senior, recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the College of Arts & Sciences
Florida bar, 2006
US District Court – Southern District of Florida
US District Court – Middle District of Florida
US District Court – Northern District of Florida
Memberships & Services
Florida State Bar